Wyoming (Kent County), Michigan disability attorneys/advocates are legally certified individuals who can assist disability claimants with the process of applying for social security disability benefits. These lawyers will help you determine whether or not you qualify for disability and which program you should apply to. The Social Security Administration (SSA) reported that as of December 2011, 17,330 people were receiving SSDI Benefits and 14,678 were receiving SSI benefits in Kent County.
Get more information on how to qualify for disability here or visit your local SSA office:
657 Hastings Ave
Holland, MI 49423
2585 Barclay St
Muskegon, MI 49441
Wyoming Disability Attorneys
You should at least consider consulting with a Wyoming, MI disability attorney before filing for disability. Disability Attorneys offer free consultations. The attorney client relationship is not established until Form SSA-1696 is filed with the SSA.
A Wyoming, MI Social Security Disability Lawyer will also handle cases in the following cities: Grandville, Grand Rapids, Kentwood, Jenison, East Grand Rapids, Cutterville, Walker, Northview and Ionia.
The State Bar of Michigan (306 Townsend St, Lansing, MI 48933) will have information on disability attorneys in Wyoming.
Wyoming Disability Hearings
Most claims are denied at both the initial and reconsideration stages. If your claim is among the denied, you will have to request for a disability hearing at the Oak Park Office of Disability Adjudication and Review (ODAR).
At the Oak Park ODAR, between October 2012 and January 2013:
- There were 2100 hearings scheduled and 82.2% of them have been successfully resolved (approved, denied or partially approved) thus far.
- 14 judges were assigned to hear cases and they were able to resolve on average 28 hearings per day combined.
- 7% of the hearings were held through videoconferencing
Your Wyoming disability attorney or advocate will be familiar with the specifics of this office and can use that insight to your advantage during your hearing.
The average wait time at the Oak Park ODAR is 295 days and there are currently 2100 cases pending.
You may contact your congressman to see if it is possible to have your hearing scheduled sooner. However, this request is only grant in extreme medical or financial circumstances.
110 Michigan St NW, Suite 460
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Phone: (616) 451-8383
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Here is more information on hiring a social security attorney in other cities in Michigan: