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How Do I Apply for Retirement Benefits?

You should apply for retirement benefits three months prior to when you want your benefits to begin.  Even if you have no plans to receive benefits, the Social Security Administration suggests you sign-up for Medicare three months before age 65.  You need the following information to apply for retirement benefits: 

Original documents or copies (certified by the issuing office) can be mailed or hand delivered to Social Security. Your documents will be returned after copies are made.

How Do I Apply for Disability Benefits?

The claim process for disability benefits is generally three to four months.  You need the following information to apply for disability benefits: 

If you are applying for Supplemental Security Income benefits you also need the following: 

Do I Need a Lawyer to Help Me Apply for Social Security?

The laws that regulate social security are very complex and confusing.  An experienced administrative law attorney can help you understand which social security benefits you should be receiving.  An administrative law attorney can also help you if you need to appeal a denial of social security benefits.

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Last Modified: 09-23-2013 04:52 PM PDT

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