Who Is Eligible In NC For Disability

Mar 18, 2011 No Comments by

Who is eligible in NC for disability benefits from Social Security? To get Social Security disability benefits you have to fit in one or more of the following categories:

Be disabled and have worked a fair amount in the recent past — Disability Insurance Benefits

Be disabled and quite poor —SSI

Be disabled, be 60 or older, have become disabled within a few years after becoming a widow or widower of someone who worked a fair amount — Disabled Widow and Widower Benefits.  And don’t forget that widowers are covered too.

Become disabled before age 22 and be the child of someone who is on Social Security benefits or who died after earning enough to be covered under Social Security — Disabled Adult Child Benefits

If you are disabled, once you know who is eligible in NC for disability benefits from Social Security, you need to figure out whether you are eligible. Give us a call. We’ll be happy to help you figure it out.

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Charles Hall is the lead attorney for the Charles Hall Law Firm in Raleigh, NC. He has been practicing in the Social Security Disability law field since 1979, is published, and is ready to help new clients win their benefits in North Carolina.
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