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  • Same-Sex Couples and Social Security

    Read this if you are or were married (OR in a registered domestic partnership) with someone of the same sex AND live in Washington. #7202EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Social Security Survivor Benefits

    When a worker dies, the surviving spouse may be entitled to benefits based on the worker’s earnings record, if you also meet age or other requirements. Publication #7204EN. Read More

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    Northwest Justice Project

Solving Problems with SSA (3)+

  • Fighting a Termination of SSI or SSDI When Social Security Decides You Are No Longer Disabled

    If SSA believes your medical condition has improved, they will send you a written notice that says your benefits will stop (terminate). You may fight the proposed termination by asking for reconsideration. Read this to find out how. #7402EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Fighting a Termination or Reduction of SSI or SSDI Based on Non-disability Reasons

    Social Security must notify you in writing before lowering (reducing) or stopping (terminating) your benefits. You may fight the termination by asking for reconsideration. You may continue to get the same benefits after the termination date in the notice if you request reconsideration in time. You must request reconsideration within ten days of the date on the notice to keep getting benefits. #7400EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • How to Fight Your SSI or SSD Denial

    Read this to find out what you can do if the Social Security Administration (SSA) denies your application because they say you are not disabled. If you have been receiving benefits and are notified that they will stop, see How to Fight a Termination of SSI or SSD. #7401EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
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