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Do I Need a Lawyer to File for Disability Benefits?

The short answer is: No, you are not required to hire an attorney to apply for Social Security Disability (SSD) or disability benefits administered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

But having an experienced disability lawyer on your side has advantages. The application processes for SSD and veterans disability benefits can be confusing, and a majority of applicants who are otherwise eligible for benefits are denied upon their initial application due to procedural mistakes. Continue reading “Do I Need a Lawyer to File for Disability Benefits?”