Provo (Utah County), UT residents need not apply for social security disability benefits on their own. They can hire a Provo disability attorney or advocate to help them file. As of December 2011, there were 5,795 individuals receiving SSDI benefits and 4,266 individuals receiving SSI benefits in Utah County.
A Provo disability can visit the Social Security Administration (SSA) Office Provo if they have any questions about their application.
485 N Freedom Blvd
Provo, UT 84601
Telephone: (866) 366-9549
Hiring a Provo Disability Attorney
A Provo disability attorney can help you file your initial application, a request for reconsideration and represent you at your disability hearing if necessary. There is never any up front cost to hiring an attorney. Your attorney will only be paid if you are successfully awarded benefits. Click here to learn more about the attorney fee structure.
A Provo Social Security Disability lawyer will also handle disability claims in the following cities located in Utah County, Salt Lake County, Wasatch County, Juab County, and Tooele County: Orem, Springville, Lakeview, Vineyard, Lindon, Pleasant Grove, American Fork, Lehi, Highland, Springville, Spanish Fork, Payson, Salem, Sandy, Salt Lake City, and West Jordan.
The Utah state bar can be contacted with questions about hiring an attorney in Utah.
Utah State Bar
645 South 200 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Provo Disability Hearings
In the state of Utah, as well as nationally, most claimants will have to wait until a disability hearing to be approved for benefits. Provo residents will have to go to the Salt Lake City ODAR (Office of Disability Adjudication and Review) Office. Currently, there are 3,395 pending cases at the Salt Lake City Hearing office and the wait time is 381 days.
From October 2012 to January 2013, the Salt Lake City Hearing office had 1060 hearings scheduled. Approximately 89.80% of these hearings were resolved (approved, partially approved or denied). The 8 judges in the Salt Lake City office handled about 2 dispositions per day, which comes out to about 16 scheduled hearings per day. Approximately 83% of the hearings were held in person and 17% of them through video conferencing.
Understanding what all of these numbers mean can be a little overwhelming. You can ease your concern by hiring a Provo social security attorney or lawyer to represent you at your hearing.
51 S University Ave., Suite 318
Provo, UT 84601
Phone: (801) 851-2500
You can contact your local office if you are facing extreme financial difficulty and you need your hearing to be scheduled sooner.
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