Bill has practiced law since 2004 and has been with Merrill & Merrill since 2008. He received his bachelor’s degree in English, cum laude, from the University of North Carolina-... more
Bill has practiced law since 2004 and has been with Merrill & Merrill since 2008. He received his bachelor’s degree in English, cum laude, from the University of North Carolina-Wilmington in 1997. After working in the public sector for several years, Bill received his law degree from Drake University Law School, graduating with high honors in 2004. During law school, Bill was on Drake’s Nationa... view profile
Social security law involves the intricacies of the American public benefits system that provides social security income. Social security is funded by taxes you pay when you are working. Once you stop working and meet the eligibility requirements, you receive monthly benefits. This occurs when you retire, have a recognized social security disability, or are the surviving spouse or child of a person entitled to social security. There are many social security laws and policies to determine eligibility, benefit amounts, and benefit duration. A social security lawyer can help if you are unfairly denied social security benefits, or if you feel the amount you receive is not enough.