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Social Security Disability - Adult Child Benefits

Philadelphia Disability Attorney Helping Clients throughout Greater Philadelphia

If you receive Social Security Disability Insurance benefits, certain members of your family may be eligible to also receive benefits based on your work history. An adult child who has a disability that started before the age of 22 may be eligible for disability benefots under your earnings record.  If you need legal assistance in obtaining Social Security Disability benefits for your adult child in the Philadelphia area, we advise you to consult with a Philadelphia social security disability lawyer at The Bernstein Law Offices to discuss your case. Our firm has helped thousands of individuals obtain benefits from the Social Security Administration.  We have the experience and can assist you in your pusuit of disability benefits.

Disabled Adult Child Benefits Program

The disabled adult child benefits program provides compensation to adult children of disabled or retired parents who receive benefits or who have deceased. The medical requirements are that the adult child has a physical disability or mental impairment which prevents him or her from making any kind of "substantial" income, that the condition has existed or will continue to exist for at least a year, and that it began before the age of 22. The additional requirements are that the disabled adult child's parent currently receives disability or retirement benefits or received them before death.  The adult child must be at least 18, and their disability must begin prior to the age of 22.  The adult child does not need to have any type of work history. 

If you have any questions regarding an adult who is disabled before age 22, our firm is availalble to answer your questions.  If your claim has been denied, we are experienced in the appeals process and will make every effort to help you pursue a successful path towards obtaining disability benefits for your disabled adult child.

Do you need legal help applying for and obtaining benefits for a disabled adult child? Contact a Philadelphia Social Security Disability Lawyer at our firm for a consultation about your case today!
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