Practical Legal Solutions That Meet Your Needs
Whether you are filing an initial application for Social Security Disability Insurance or need help in making an appeal, it is in your best interests to work with an experienced attorney. An experienced attorney will understand how to establish a disability and will know how to prepare your application in the most efficient way. At our law firm, we can help you file your claim right — from the start.
Located in St. Louis, the Law Office of Frank J. Niesen, Jr., represents individuals in Social Security Disability matters throughout Missouri and Illinois. We are an established and trusted firm with a reputation for commitment and integrity, and are additionally licensed to practice in federal court. When you work with us, you can expect direct contact with your attorney at all points, along with prompt responses to your inquiries. We are here to look out for your best interests, no matter how complex your situation may be.
SSDI and SSI Benefits
Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a benefit that an individual may be entitled to if he or she has paid in enough money to Social Security over the years. Supplemental Security Income is a welfare program that may be available to individuals who make under a certain income. In order to determine your eligibility, it is important to consult with an attorney.
We will examine your case and determine if you meet the disability requirements under the law, as well as whether or not you are eligible for SSDI, SSI or both. Our lawyers will explain how unemployment and your immigration status can be affected by your claim. We can make certain your best interests are kept first and can protect you from future liabilities or challenges.
Initial Applications and Appeals
When you file an application at our office, the process is quick, easy and can be done online. Having a lawyer assist with the initial application process will ensure that your application is done correctly and without errors. If you use an attorney on your initial application, it may increase the chances of getting benefits the first time you apply. Initial applications ask specific questions about how long you can sit, stand and perform certain functions. Answers to these questions are particularly important, and we will make sure that they are answered appropriately so you can get benefits as quickly as possible.
Our firm also handles a significant amount of appeals for clients in both Illinois and Missouri. Our St. Louis Social Security Disability attorneys can handle appeals on all levels, and they are very familiar with the judges and know how they are likely to rule on particular situations. We can also assist with children's applications with any aspect of SSDI benefits.
Serving Monroe County, Kirkwood, University City and St. Charles: SSDI Benefits Lawyers
We invite you to contact our firm to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation. Our attorneys can be reached online or by phone at 314-421-5800. Our office is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and additionally from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on most Saturdays. We look forward to speaking with you.