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Licensed as a Registered Nurse(RN) since 1986(32 years) and a licensed Arkansas Attorney since 2004(14 years), and licensed to practice law in Texas. Lisa was an instructor for the bail bond industry and a bail bondsman herself for 14 years.

Work with a compassionate professional with a wealth of working knowledge. The Law Offices of Lisa Douglas principal focus is protecting the injured, neglected, and abused. Help to right an injustice, and support your recovery moving forward with your lives journey.

Lisa Douglas has been voted The Best Attorney in the Stephens Media 6 years in a row. North Little Rock Times Poll recognized Lisa's firm as one of America’s fastest growing for her innovation, operational perfection, and a devotion to client service.

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Orientation - What you need to know!

I'll be the SSD lawyer Benton suitable for you. If you can response yes to the next inquiries.

Work


Are you not able to perform the job 8 hrs on a daily basis, 5 days every week, due to your disabilities?

Disabling


Is your illness crippling?

Previous Work


Are you struggling to carry out the job which you formerly did or perform any other occupation?

Treatment


Have you been given treatment your healthcare professional perscribed and then followed your medical doctor's guidelines.

Family Saftey Benton SSD Lawyer

Expertise and knowledge of disability laws and appeals involve countless rules and regulations. Lisa has extensive years of study and real-world experiences can handle the social security administration and the courts in due diligence. Besides, she knows what must be done to win injuries claim case plus an appeal. Benton SSD Lawyer

Retirement benefits

People who have worked in “covered employment” for a few years (at the very least ten in a nongovernmental occupation) may are eligble for retirement benefits after they retire at the age 62. Since you might claim the benefits following attaining these years, waiting around for your final retirement contains luring incentives. Correspondingly, the number will wind up being reduced for life by a specific percentage should your claim is completed in advance of hitting the whole the age of retirement. Note- The full-blown the age of retirement ranges from 65 to 67 dependant upon your year of birth.

The social security child’s insurance benefits

Federally backed as well as governed by the American Social security administration, these benefits are suitable for small children whose mom or dad(s) are retired, disabled, or passed. Kids can acquire the benefits if he / she is an adopted, biological and even a stepchild. Yet, children have been deemed as defenseless and bound to lose out on these kinds of benefits. In these cases, a social security disability lawyer Alexander, AR is definitely an indispensible asset for reputable advice and representation.

Dependents benefits

If you’re the spouse of a disabled or retired laborer that is qualified to apply for social security benefits, both you and your minors have entitlement to these types of benefits. To get these benefits truly does not depend on regardless of whether you depend upon the worker for help or not, you'll be required to show plus confirm her / his income record.

Supplemental social security income (SSSI)

Financially challenged and disabled men and women will get SSSI. This kind of benefit is stringently need-based, and there's no precondition to have previously worked previously. However, to generally be eligible, you need to fall within specific income and asset limits. A good social disability attorney can assist you to assess you assets and revenue and give you advice in the process onward while claiming these benefits.

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Every case is not the same and selecting your next action while seeking your social security benefits might be frustrating. Lisa Douglas may help you understand and fight for the best social security disability benefits that you need to be getting. In any case, Lisa offers intensive experience to prepare and present an appeal for any denial from the benefits.

Call us 501-798-0004 to go over your benefits!

3 Costly Social Security Errors to Stay clear of

Social Security provides essential benefits to millions of potential retirees, most of whom won't be able to pay their bills or set food on the table without it. In truth, an average recipient gets a miniscule $1,360 in monthly benefits, which is hardly enough for even the modest lifestyle. Thus, should you be looking to get additional income from Social Security, here’re a few things to stay away from.

Claiming Social Security Too Soon

An injurious mistake transpires when we buy into the widespread misconception that Social Security is running belly up. As a result, you claim your benefits once you turn 62, which is the earliest age with the lowest monthly benefit. Awaiting the full age of retirement of 66 can substantially improve your monthly retirement benefit. You will get an additional 8% in delayed retirement credits for each year you’ll hold off until you turn 70.

Unfamiliar with Social Security Spousal Benefit

If you organize the claiming of your Social Security benefits as a couple, you’re likely to get more than if you make your own individual decision. Determined by your age difference, benefit amounts, and whether you were born on January 1, 1954, or earlier, you might be able to claim spousal benefits, while you allow your benefits to continue to grow, and vice-versa.

Failure to Report Income Properly

Self-employed individuals tend to under-report their taxable income which is used for Social Security formula. They also use their tax deduction to reduce their taxed earnings. However, this comes heavily on them when in serious need of Social Security benefit. Most of them get to age of retirement with virtually no savings, lowered Social Security benefits, thus being required to keep working forever.

Advice:
Besides the above, here is what you can do to raise your social security benefits:

Work for at least 35 years

Await full retirement age to claim Social Security

Take a second job in lieu of getting early retirement benefits

Clear debt

Claim spousal benefits twice - retired couples can claim spousal benefits, then later request payments based on their individual work records. Take advantage of online tools to understand your best options.

Claiming your Social Security benefits at the wrong age costs you big money. However, doing your homework right and fully maximizing your benefits is a wise bet that will allow you and your spouse to retire in style.