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We are always happy to speak with you and answer any of your questions at Social Security Lawyers of Nevada. Your case is always handled by an attorney who will clarify all queries of your case.

1 Hour Call/Email Response To Help You

At Social Security Lawyers of Nevada, we realize the stress you go through and the importance of time for you. Your call or email will be answered/returned within the hour

No Fee Unless We Win

We have affordable and flexible rates for all our clients so that the privilege of having an attorney handle your case with diligence is not reserved only for the rich.

How long does it take to get benefits?

You are entitled to payment within one month of being determined to be disabled, or otherwise eligible to receive benefits if applying under other programs. In other words, your Social Security check will always be one month behind.

If you’re asking the question “how long will it take to get my benefits” and you’re in the middle of the administrative or adjudicative process, then the practical answer is this – “a long time.”

The administrative process is not short. After the claim is initially filed, it may take up to three months to receive a determination as to whether you are entitled to benefits. The vast majority of claims are denied at the initial filing, so chances are, you must file for reconsideration. Typically, it takes another three months or so to receive the determination after your reconsideration request. Again, most claims are denied at this level and a hearing before an administrative law judge must be requested in order to move forward. At best, the hearing will be set for five or six months from the date that the hearing was requested. After the hearing, if benefits have been awarded, the payment process may take several more months to get going.

So, as a practical matter, it may take as little as eighteen months or as much as several years to get paid following the initial application.

If you believe you are disabled and unable to work, don’t wait. Hire a lawyer right away.