I am passionate about my work with children and adults with special needs. I have a unique background in that I spent 12 years practicing as an occupational therapist before becoming a lawyer. I still involve myself with the special needs communit...
Practice areas & skills: Social Security, Family, Health Care, Guardianship, Education
Donna Ballman has been practicing law since 1986. She handles representation of employees and former employees on employment law issues. She is also a writer. Her book "The Writer's Guide to the Courtroom" will be released by Behler Publications a...
Practice areas & skills: Employment & Labor
Scott Behren lives and works in Weston, Florida and spends most of his time taking care of his family and his clients.
Practice areas & skills: Employment & Labor, Business, Civil Rights, Sexual Harassment, General Practice
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.