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How Many Types of Social Security Disability Benefits Are There?

There are several types of Social Security disability benefits. Disability Insurance Benefits can be the most important. It goes to individuals who have worked in recent years and who are now disabled. Disabled Widows and Widowers Benefits are paid to those individuals who are at least 50 years old and who have become disabled after the death of their husband or wife. The late spouse must have worked enough quarters under Social Security to be insured. Disabled Adult Child Benefits go to the children of persons who are deceased or who are drawing Social Security disability or retirement benefits. The child must have become disabled before age 22. For Disability Insurance Benefits, Disabled Widow's or Widower's Benefits and For Disability Insurance benefits and Disabled Adult Child benefits, it does not matter whether the disabled individual is rich or poor. Benefits are paid based upon a Social Security earnings record.

Applying for your Social Security benefits when you have a disability can be a cumbersome process. Our experienced lawyers have been navigating this system for years and will be able to assist you in applying for the specific type for which you are eligible. At the Law Offices of Silverman & Roedel, we know how to get through this process with very little effort. Get the benefits you deserve by calling us at 973-772-6411 to schedule an appointment. We are located at 1187 Main Ave., Suite 2C. Se habla Español.