Surprise, Arizona—located in Maricopa County—is home to a good number of qualified Social Security Disability lawyers. These lawyers have experience assisting individuals throughout the entire Social Security Disability application process. Last year, in Maricopa County alone, there were 82,260 SSDI beneficiaries and 51,664 SSI beneficiaries. (Statistic from December 2012)
You can learn more about the benefits available to you by contacting a local Social Security Administration (SSA) office. The office closest to Surprise is listed below:
5907 W Kings Ave
Glendale, AZ 85306
(This Glendale Social Security field office is one block south of Bell Rd and is on the southwest corner of the intersection between 59th and Kings Ave.)
Please note that this field office will also handle applications from the following areas: Glendale, Aguila, El Mirage, Litchfield Park, Morristown, Peoria, Sun City, Waddell, Wickenburg, Wittmann, Youngtown, Sun City West, and Surprise.
Hiring an Surprise Disability Lawyer
Having an attorney on your side can be the difference between being awarded benefits and being denied. Because the application process is very complicated and difficult to understand, an attorney can clarify things for you and ensure that you don’t make any mistakes that could potentially cost you your benefits.
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A Suprise Social Security Disability lawyer will also handle disability claims in the following cities located in Maricopa County, Pima County, Pinal County, Santa Cruz County, La Paz County, Yuma County, Mojave County, Yavapai County, and Gila County: Chandler, Mesa, Tempe, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Apache Junction, Gold Canyon, Queen Creek, Sun Lakes, Avondale, Wickenburg, Buckeye, Glendale, Prescott, Goodyear, Congress, Nothing, Salome, Lake Montezuma, Casa Grande, Coolidge, Maricopa, Sacaton, Cave Creek, New River, Central Heights Midland City, and Fountain Hills.
Other inquiries about the legal professionals in Surprise can be directed toward your local bar association—Maricopa County Bar Association (MCBA)—which has been listed below:
Maricopa County Bar Association
303 E. Palm Lane
Phoenix, AZ 85004-1532
Surprise Social Security Disability Appeal Hearings
After you submit the initial Social Security Disability application, you should receive a decision within the following months. If you are approved, your notice of approval should let you know when to expect your first payment. If you are denied, you are allowed to appeal this decision within 60 days. At this stage of the application process, we strongly recommended that you retain the services of a qualified attorney or advocate.
The following stages of the application process are the request for reconsideration and the Social Security Disability appeal hearing. Unfortunately, many applicants are denied during reconsideration and have to move on the appeal hearing.
Scheduling an appeal hearing is not quick or easy. In fact, it can often take months to appear before an Administrative Law Judge. In cases of extreme emergency, claimants can reach out to their local congressperson to request that their hearing be held sooner. Your congressman has the power to intervene with the hearing office on your behalf.
Congressional intervention is not a guaranteed means of having your hearing moved up. If it does not work, it will not hurt your chances of receiving benefits, you will simply have to wait until your scheduled hearing date.
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