Qualifying for Social Security Disability Benefits

Supplemental Security Income or SSI is a federal program that provides financial assistance to those that are considered disabled and unable to work. If you or a loved one is disabled, unable to work and has limited resources, then you may qualify for SSI disability benefits. The best way to determine whether or not you qualify is to contact a SSI Minnesota lawyer about your legal rights.

Who is Eligible for SSI?

Children and adults that are considered 'disabled' are eligible for benefits under the SSI program. In order to qualify for SSI you will need to demonstrate one of the following:

  • That you are aged (65 or over)
  • That you are blind
  • That you are disabled

You will also need to:

  • Have a limited income
  • Have limited resources
  • Meet certain other restrictions

Who is Not Eligible for SSI?

You may not be eligible for SSI in the following instances:

  • If you are a fugitive felon
  • If you are in prison or in jail
  • If you give away resources in order to qualify

Minnesota SSI Disability Lawyers

If you or your loved one is disabled and unable to work then you know how hard it is to keep up with the incoming bills. If you do not have an income coming in, it can be harder than ever to not only take care of yourself and remain out of debt. If you are confused about your SSI benefits or looking for more information about your legal rights, then contact Reitan Law Office, PLLC. Our Minnesota disability lawyers have been helping Minnesotans for more than 35 years and would be happy to discuss your SSI disability benefits with you. We can assist with applications, appeals and other SSI issues that you may be facing. There is no charge to meet with us and ask your questions.

We provide three convenient locations to choose from. Call (507) 388-1800 in Mankato, (952) 448-2800 for our Chaska office, or (612) 484-6011 for Minneapolis office and speak to a qualified and compassionate Minnesota SSI disability benefits lawyer attorney today!