Las Vegas Social Security Disability Law Blog

Attorney Gerald M. Welt to Be Recognized With Lifetime Achievement Award From Nevada Justice Association

Attorney Gerald M. Welt, who has advocated for Nevada’s citizens for over 45 years through his law practice, his Nevada Justice Association membership and his contributions to the legal community, will be recognized with a Lifetime Achievement Award from Nevada Justice Association (NJA) in June. Welt has lobbied for laws that improved the rights and quality of life for citizens of Nevada. He served as a chairman and member of NJA’s Citizen’s For Justice Committee, made presentations about Social Security…
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Understanding Social Security Disability Claim Denials

By Gerald M. Welt, Esq. Let Welt Law help you with your Social Security disability claim. Make your claim stand out by having your medical records accurately reflect your diagnosis, prognosis, and importantly, your functional limitations. Do you believe that YOUR claim is different than all the others that have been denied? So did they! Over 70% of SSDI claims are denied initially. Another 30-40% are denied after an appeal hearing. To Social Security and its examiners, your claim is…
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Guardianship in Nevada

Urged by a study provided by the Nevada Supreme Court’s Commission to Study the Administration of Guardianship in Nevada’s Courts, the 2017 Nevada State Legislature passed extensive legislation to ensure that mentally or physically incapacitated people are cared for and protected. This can be partial, known in Nevada as Guardianship over the estate, or full Guardianship of the person and estate. For full Guardianship of the person and estate, a judge transfers the individual’s civil rights — including the right…
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