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Is It Better to Apply for Disability Online or In Person?
June 01, 2020

Is It Better to Apply for Disability Online or In Person?

In the age of the Internet, nearly everything can be done online – shopping, watching movies, ordering groceries, and even applying for Social Security disability. But is this the best way to do it? There are several differences you should be aware of between applying online and applying the old-fashioned way, in person. Continue reading… Read more »

social security disability and divorce
April 15, 2020

A Pocket Guide: Social Security Disability and Divorce

If you receive Social Security disability benefits and are divorced or in the process of divorce, the lines between what you do and don’t owe to your ex-spouse can be complicated and confusing. In reality, there are several factors that go into play when determining benefits for an ex-spouse, which is why Woodruff & Mathis… Read more »

social security appeal status
March 05, 2020

Understanding Levels of Appeals in a Disability Case

For one reason or another, it’s not uncommon to have your claim for disability benefits denied by the Social Security Administration (SSA). Understanding your Social Security appeal status doesn’t have to be challenging, as long as you know the appropriate steps to take and educate yourself about the various levels of disability appeals. Learn more… Read more »

are social security benefits taxable
February 20, 2020

Are Social Security Benefits Taxable?

Tax season is officially upon us! Filing taxes can be challenging enough as-is without factoring in your Social Security disability benefits income. If you have additional income putting you in a specific financial bracket that’s higher than the IRS threshold, you may find that any benefits over that limit are taxable. Overwhelming, right? So…are Social… Read more »

social security disability termination
January 22, 2020

Social Security Disability Termination: What to Expect

There are several different factors that could result in Social Security disability termination, also called cessation. Reasons can range from reaching retirement to going back to work. Don’t get caught in hot water – if the Social Security Administration (SSA) determines you are no longer qualified to receive disability benefits, you must be armed with… Read more »