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Fresno And Oakland Social Security Disability Attorney

Applying for Social Security Disability benefits can be a complex, confusing, and emotional process. To make matters even more stressful, many initial applications are denied, leaving numerous individuals and families unsure of what to do.

If you are considering applying or are already in the process of applying for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits or Supplemental Security Income, it is important to get in touch with an attorney who is willing to fight for your rights and do everything possible to ensure you apply for benefits in the most efficient and appropriate way. Our mission is to precisely and accurately guide you from the beginning of your case, followed by assistance to your case's completion.

Melissa A. Proudian has worked on more than 7,000 Social Security cases in her tenure. She has reached significant success in obtaining benefits, as well as ensuring that all issues be addressed by following a strict attention to detail.

Taking The Time To Understand The Details

Our detailed-orientated approach means that Melissa A. Proudian will work directly with you to ensure that she understands and knows your case file inside and out. Essentially, this means that every strength and weakness is thoroughly accounted for before you and Melissa appear before a Social Security judge. This professionalism and level of preparedness have earned Melissa A. Proudian immense respect from the legal community.

The statutes that govern and explain the guidelines for qualifying Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income are very detailed and specific. It is highly important to work with a skilled and qualified lawyer who has a strong grasp of the law to understand such programs and benefits, of which you are legally entitled to. Melissa A. Proudian will ensure you get a full evaluation of all your impairments and that your case, as presented to the judge, is as strong as possible.

What Makes A Person 'Disabled' In The Government's Eyes?

The federal government considers you to be "disabled" and entitled to SSDI benefits if:

  • You are unable to do work that you did before;
  • The Social Security Administration decides that you cannot adjust to other work because of your physical and/or mental medical condition(s); and
  • Your medical disability has lasted or is expected to last for at least one year

While this seems fairly straightforward, the process becomes much more complicated once the government denies your claim. In fact, the government denies many SSDI claims at the initial stages of the process. The Law Offices of Melissa A. Proudian focuses entirely on assisting clients with their Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits claims, as well as claims for Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

Our lawyer and team are prepared to help guide you through issues related to Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or SSI benefits, including:

Set Up A Free Consultation Today

To get in touch and schedule a free initial consultation to discuss any SSDI issues in or near the San Joaquin Valley of California with our Fresno and Oakland Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) attorney, call 559-554-1455 or email the firm.