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I don't know how your mother's granddaughter would be entitled to Social Security benefits.  Even if your mother was her guardian, the child's mother is still alive, and the child would not be en ...Read more

Its gong to be really difficult to undo the choices your father made on his retirement. If your father has already passed away, that choice of allowing the benefits to go to your step mother is done a ...Read more

That is incorrect.  If you were married for at least 10 years prior to his death, you are entitled to his benefits.  If you did not live with him prior to his death, you are not entitled to ...Read more

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Social Security: Disabled Widow’s/Widower’s Benefits

Some individuals may qualify for benefits based upon their deceased spouse or deceased former spouse’s work record. This can be especially important for those individuals who did not have a regu ... Read more

Social Security Benefits Increase in 2017

Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits are adjusted annually to reflect any increase in the cost-of-living as measured by a change in the Consumer Price Index (CPI). For 2017, ... Read more

Baltimore Social Security Disability Lawyers: No Cost of Living Adjustment

For individuals collecting Social Security disability benefits, 2017 may be the second year in a row that they will not see a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA). COLA is determined by the increase in in ... Read more

Critical Retirement Decisions as Boomers Hit Age 70

2016 is the year the first baby boomers will reach age 70. It is also the year for some critical decisions that will affect your retirement years. Here are some deadlines you won’t want to miss. ... Read more

Why Your Divorce Attorney Should Understand Social Security Law

At first, divorce law and Social Security law may seem unrelated. However, I’ve been practicing both for more than 25 years and understand how it can be beneficial for family law attorneys to be ... Read more

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