Skilled Fayetteville Disability Lawyers Put Children First

Providing you with attention and support in North Carolina

Children younger than 18 who have a disability may be eligible for Supplemental Security Income. We at Lanier Law Group, P.A. understand that raising a child with a disability can present a financial challenge for your family. Depending on your child’s disability; however, he or she may qualify for benefits under the SSI program. Our dedicated Fayetteville lawyers work with clients throughout the state, and can answer your questions and review your situation to determine the best course of action for you.

SSI rules for determining the eligibility of disabled children

If you are seeking SSI in North Carolina or need help understanding how Social Security Disability works, our attorneys can offer you comprehensive support. Our lawyers also can assist you in filing an appeal if your claim for Social Security Disability benefits has been denied.

If you are seeking Supplemental Security Income for your disabled child in Fayetteville, he or she must meet the following requirements established by the Social Security Administration:

  • Your child cannot earn more than $1,040 a month in 2013. This number changes every year.
  • Your child must have a physical or mental condition, or a combination of conditions, which result in “marked and severe functional limitations.” This means that the condition seriously must limit your child’s activities.
  • Your child’s condition must be disabling, or be expected to be disabling, for at least 12 months, or must be expected to result in death.

Before receiving SSI, you must provide information to the Social Security Administration, including medical records and documentation that your child’s disability affects his or her daily activities. We at the Lanier Law Group, P.A. are sympathetic to your situation and are prepared to work diligently to help you obtain the benefits you need to take care of your child. Since 1995, our lawyers have fought to help disabled clients receive Social Security Disability in Raleigh and throughout NC.

Hire a heavyweight to fight for SSI and SSDI in North Carolina

Since 1995, disabled residents of North Carolina have trusted Lanier Law Group, P.A. to fight for their right to benefits. If your child is disabled, our legal team can assist you in filing a claim for SSI. To schedule a free initial consultation, call us at 855.234.7619 or contact us online. We have 11 offices located in Burlington, Durham, Greensboro, Greenville, Charlotte, Asheville, Wilmington, Raleigh, Winston-Salem, Fayetteville and Jamestown. You owe us nothing unless you obtain a settlement.