As indicated by the other attorneys, social security is highly regulated and requires a qualifying disability. Note, however, there might be other options available to assist you. Try calling a local domestic abuse hotline to learn what some of these resources might be
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The experience of being in a violent relationship in and of itself does not qualify one for Social Security Disability. There would have to be a medical impairment of such severity that it renders the person unable to work, among other requirements.
Attorney Inga Stevens is licensed in Maine. She provides general information on Avvo.com. No attorney-client relationship arises out of the information given here.
Being in an abusive relationship does not automatically qualify you to collect SSD. You would need to have a medical condition that renders you unable to work as defined by the statute.
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