Tag Archives: SSI

How Do I Apply for Social Security Disability Benefits?

April 18, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Elder Law and Social Security Disability   |   0 Comments

There are three ways to apply for Social Security Disability benefits: Apply online at www.ssa.gov. Call 1-800-772-1213 and make an appointment to file a disability claim at your local Social Security office. Call 1-800-772-1213 and make an appointment to do a telephone application. For more information from a Michigan Social Security Disability attorney about qualifying […]

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46th Circuit Court Crawford County

August 20, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

Hon. George J. Mertz 41 year old of Frederic received 270 days in jail (credit for 34) for child support failure to pay. 16 year old of Grayling received 365 days in jail (credit for 247) for assault-weapon, domestic violence and to a probation violation. 53 year old of Grayling received one day in jail […]

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75th District Court Midland County

August 18, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

Hon. Michael Carpenter 28 year old of Auburn received 93 days in jail (credit for 30 days) for vehicle immobilized. 43 year old of Bay City received 12 months jail and 12 months probation for second-offense impaired driving. 27 year old of Midland received 45 days in jail (credit for one day) for OWI. 25 […]

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82nd District Court

May 27, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

Hon. Daniel L. Sutton 24 year old of Dearborn Heights pleaded guilty to driving with suspended license, $890 in fines. 34 year old of Flint pleaded guilty to use of marijuana, $335 in fines and 30 days license suspension. 64 year old of St. Helen pleaded guilty of possession of marijuana, $435 in fines and […]

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82nd District Court

May 21, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

22 year old of Lake City, $400 FC for operating on a suspended/revoked/denied/never applied license. 56 year old of Prescott, 30 days suspended license, restricted for 150 days for possession of marijuana. 44 year old of Prudenville, $225 FC for medical marijuana improper transport. 45 year old of Lewiston, 30 days in jail for operating […]

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87th District Court

March 05, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

Hon. Monte J. Burmeister A 21 year old of Traverse City, sentenced on Jan. 6, 2015 for license suspended-revoked-allowed another suspended person to operate; ordered to pay $450 in fines or serve 45 days in jail. A 31 year old of Grayling, sentenced on Jan. 6, 2015 for operate without security, license suspended-revoked-allowed another suspended […]

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46th Circuit Court

February 17, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

Hon. George J. Mertz A 35 year old of Grayling, plead guilty on Dec. 4, 2014, to domestic violence-second offense; sentenced Jan. 20, 2015, to serve 120 days in jail  with credit for 101 days served; placed on probation for 12 months. A 37 year old of Grayling, plead guilty on Dec. 4, 2014, to […]

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46th Circuit Court

January 21, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Criminal Sentencings, Selected Michigan Courts   |   0 Comments

Hon. Janet M. Allen A 33 year old female of Houghton Lake, plead guilty on October 20, 2014 to controlled substance possession less than 25 grams; sentenced on December 1, 2014 to serve 365 days in jail with credit for six days served; placed on probation for 24 months. A 36 year old male of […]

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ERISA and Long-Term Disability Benefits

February 19, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Elder Law and Social Security Disability, Employment Law   |   0 Comments

  As a benefit to their employees, many employers offer long-term disability benefits through carriers like UNUM or MetLife. What you may not know is that long-term disability benefits are routinely denied to deserving individuals who have counted on and paid for long-term disability insurance.   Long-term disability plans from private employers are often covered by the […]

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Children and Social Security Disability

October 03, 2012  |   Posted by :   |   Elder Law and Social Security Disability   |   0 Comments

Can my child get Social Security Disability Payments? Yes, if your child is found disabled under Social Security’s rules and either: 1) Your child has a living parent who is receiving either Social Security Retirement Benefits or Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits, OR 2) Your child has a deceased parent. Can my child get Supplemental Security […]

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Some Frequently Asked Questions about Social Security Disability Benefits

August 12, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Elder Law and Social Security Disability   |   0 Comments

What happens when I reach retirement age? If you start receiving disability benefits at the age of 55, once you turn retirement age (65), then your benefits will continue. They will simply be called “retirement benefits” instead of “disability benefits.” Do disability benefits subtract from retirement benefits? Yes. You can pay money back to Social […]

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Social Security Disability – The Basics

August 01, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Elder Law and Social Security Disability   |   0 Comments

Many hardworking people find themselves in a position where they can no longer work because of their physical or mental impairments. The problem is that there is no money coming in the door to pay for trips to the doctor and other bills. What to do? Filing for Social Security Disability benefits is one option. Essentially, […]

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