Hiring a Kansas Social Security Disability attorney for your SSDI claim is not a necessity but it is highly recommended. There are many things an attorney can do for you throughout the application process to provide a greater chance of success. Suffering from a disability is already hard on you and your loved ones, so why force yourself to deal with excess stress?
Social Security Disability Income is meant for people who can no longer work because of a disability. There are multiple requirements such as amount of Social Security taxes paid and the length of time the disabled has worked. A Kansas Social Security Disability attorney knows the requirements and the steps involved in applying for SSDI. They'll prepare your case for you by going over your medical and financial records and either take notes or make actual copies of your documents. They may also request to go over your social security file in order to have a full understanding of your specific case. Throughout the process they'll correspond with the social security administration on your behalf, and they'll represent you when your court date arrives although you should be present as well.
An administrative law judge will hear your SSDI case. The judge will expect to hear information pertaining to your case and your Kansas Social Security Disability attorney will know how to address the court. They'll also know what information is relevant and express to the judge everything needed to win your claim. An attorney won't be able to speed up the case in the sense that it takes less time than most cases, but they can assure you that everything will be done on time so that your case doesn't take any longer than necessary. You don’t want to have to wait any longer than is absolutely necessary for the financial assistance you need.