How Will I Know My Disability Hearing Has Been Scheduled?

Notice of Hearing

The wait for a disability hearing can be long and once the the Request for Hearing is filed you will not hear a lot from Social Security. You will be notified by mail when your hearing has been scheduled, so if you move make sure that you give Social Security your new address. The Notice […]

What are Disability Video Hearings?

disability video hearings

You may have received a notice from Social Security with information about participating in a video hearing. During video hearings, you and your attorney (if you have one) are in one office and the judge is in another office. Your location will be equipped with a camera, microphone and TV screen. You will be able […]

What is a Request for Hearing?

request for hearing ssd

If your first appeal, the Request for Reconsideration is denied by Social Security, then you will need to file another appeal. This appeal is called the Request for Hearing. This appeal is your formal written request for a hearing before an Administrative Law Judge (“ALJ”). You can file this appeal online at Social Security’s website […]