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No, prisoners can't access Social Security benefits

It is an older complaint that those who are in prison should not be able to access Social Security benefits. Prior to the 80s and 90s, those in prison could receive their benefits, because they'd paid into the Social Security program over time. That's changed since then, though.

Social Security Disability: Threatened by 2023

Social Security Disability (SSD) is supposed to be there for those who are unable to work due to their injuries or because of preexisting health conditions. Sadly, by 2027, it's the current presidential administration's plan to cut the funding of Social Security Disability Insurance by 5 percent.

Non-Adversarial Lawyering

In an adversarial system, two advocates represent the interests of competing parties before a judge or impartial tribunal. The tribunal observes the dispute from above the fray to remain impartial. The process traces back to the medieval mode of trial by combat, and has been adopted by most common law countries. By contrast, the non-adversarial system used in civil law allows the judge to directly investigate and interrogate witnesses before rendering a decision.

Social Security: When most Americans deal with retirement

Americans claim Social Security at different times depending on their needs, but what is the most common time? It's actually an interesting topic, because most Americans actually claim Social Security benefits before they actually reach retirement.

What are some things to know about Social Security Disability?

Social Security Disability (SSD) is designed to help those who are unable to work because of a disability. If you're applying for Social Security Disability due to a long-term medical condition that makes it impossible for you to work a full-time job, then there are a few things to consider.

You can file an appeal if you're denied Social Security benefits

There are two kinds of disability benefits, which you need to know about if you plan to apply. The first type includes benefits paid to you or your family members if you paid into the Social Security program and worked for a certain number of years. Those who suffer a disability before the age of 22 may also qualify for disability based on a parent's earning record.

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