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When to Expect a Decision from a Social Security Judge

Social security hearings are your best chance at making your case for disability benefits. During the hearing, the judge will review your medical records, consult a vocational expert, and hear your case. Below we review when you can expect the decision for your...

What Happens During a Social Security Hearing

Social security hearings give you a chance to make your case to a judge about why you deserve disability benefits. Below we review what happens during a hearing, who is typically present, and what your role will be.   When you enter your hearing, you will see a...

3 Most Important Things to Do for Your Social Security Disability Hearing

The application process for social security disability benefits is long and often ends in a hearing before a social security judge. Below we review the three most important things the social security judge will want from you or your attorney.   The first thing...

How to Prepare for a Social Security Hearing

Social security hearings are your best chance to acquire the disability benefits you deserve. However, it’s important to be as prepared as can be to ensure the best results. Below we review how attorneys prepare for a social security disability hearing and how you can...

What Does a Judge Do at a Social Security Hearing?

When applying for social security disability benefits, you may get to a point in the process where you need to appear before a social security judge. Below we review what happens in that hearing.   The judge will first outline his or her role in the process,...