Where should I mail the SSA-561-U2, Request for Reconsideration form? This is for Social Security SSI reconsideration appeals purpose.
Same Office where you filed original application
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General Practice Lawyer
According to the website where the SSA provides the form http://www.ssa.gov/online/ssa-561.html
You return it to "your local social security office".
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Social Security Lawyers
If mailing it, please be sure to mail it certified return receipt requested. You will want PROOF that you sent them the appeal papers. You can also do it online at ssa.gov (click "benefits", "appeal...").
I also suggest you use an attorney, since handling it yourself doesn't seem to be working. Many of us handle Hackensack cases, so just pick up the phone.
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Personal Injury Lawyer
As the other attorneys have advised, you should return the form to your local social security office. If you do not know where the office is located, I suggest you look it up on the government's website: www.ssa.gov. You can also call the toll free number (1-800-772-1213) and speak with a representative. Given the wait time for most phone calls, however, you are better off finding the information online.
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