Racine (Racine County) residents are entitled to social security disability benefits if they are out of work due to a disabling condition. Racine Disability attorneys and advocates are available to assist you with the disability application process. As of December 2011, there were 6,355 individuals receiving SSDI benefits and 4,860 individuals receiving SSI benefits in Racine County.
Racine disability applicants have the option of either apply for disability online or at one of the local offices in the Racine area:
4020 Durand Ave
Racine, WI 53405
5624 6th Ave
Kenosha, WI 53140
8455 W Layton Ave
Greenfield, WI 53228
Telephone: (800) 772-1213
707 N Grand Ave
Waukesha, WI 53186
Hiring a Racine Social Security Attorney or Advocate
Most people are not aware of how complex the disability application process is. You can ensure that everything goes right with your application by hiring a Racine disability lawyer to help you with your claim.
A Racine disability lawyer will also handle disability claims for those in nearby Ives, Kenosha, Wind Point, Waxdale, Husher, Somers, Sylvania, Caledonia, North Bay, and Ives Grove, as well as other Racine County claims and those in Kenosha, Walworth, and Milwaukee counties.
If you have questions about hiring an attorney in Racine, you can contact the bar association listed below:
Racine County Bar Association
Racine Disability Hearings
If you are denied benefits at the initial and reconsideration stages, you will have to file a request for a hearing. All Racine residents will have their hearings held at the Milwaukee hearing office. Currently, there are 8,317 pending cases at the Milwaukee Hearing office and the wait time is 420 days.
From October 2012 to January 2013, the Milwaukee Hearing office had 1851 hearings scheduled. Approximately 80.8% of these hearings were resolved (approved, partially approved or denied). The 15 judges in the Milwaukee office handled about 2 dispositions per day. The office has a whole had about 30 hearings scheduled per day. Approximately 80% of the hearings were held in person and 20% of them were held via video-conferencing.
A Racine disability attorney will often be familiar with the specifics associated with this hearing office. That knowledge could prove to be beneficial during your hearing.
Once in a while, it is possible to have your hearing scheduled faster. You can contact your congressman to see if it is possible.
Fill out the form below to speak with a Racine disability attorney or advocate: