Las Vegas Social Security Disability Law Blog

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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Welt Law Can Help You Receive Disability Benefits

When you are disabled due to accident, injury or disease, your personal resources should be spent helping you heal and helping your family come to terms with your disabilities. However, the government agencies and insurance companies that control your Social Security Disability claims are often frustrating, draining your already depleted resources. There are forms to be filled out and filed, there is information to be gathered from your employer, and medical records to request from your treating physicians and hospitals. And there…
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Social Security Is Not a Handout

In 1956 the 102 Congressional Record 15 reads: “Social Security is not a handout; it is not charity, it is not relief.  It is an earned right based upon the contributions and earnings of the individual.  As an earned right, the individual is eligible to receive his benefits in dignity and self-respect.” We all pay into FICA Taxes for Social Security so that disability benefits will be there if and when we need them. The Social Security Administration is not in…
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