Offering wide-ranging experience in Disability Claims, Heather L. Siles and Steven J. Foster each have more than 20 years of experience representing people throughout the Northstate, Southern Oregon, and Western Nevada with their Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income claims.
Under federal law, if you are, or are expected to be, off work continuously for a 12-month period because of a physical or mental impairment that prevents you from working, you can be awarded Social Security Disability benefits. While this sounds simple, filing for Social Security benefits can be very challenging. The Social Security Administration (SSA) denies many initial applications and appeals. If you are thinking about filing a claim for benefits, or if your claim has been denied, you probably have many questions, such as:
An experienced lawyer can give you the answers you need and help you make a compelling claim for disability benefits. The Law Offices of Siles & Foster, P.C., provides comprehensive representation to individuals in need of Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits (SSDIB or SSD) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. Our law firm confidently handles each and every aspect of our clients' SSD/SSI cases. We assist clients who are filing their initial application, as well as those who are filing appeals. In addition to representing clients in the North State area, we also represent clients in Southern Oregon and Western Nevada (Reno/Tahoe area).
Either Steven J. Foster or Heather L. Siles (not a "hearing representative", paralegal or other staff member) will personally oversee all aspects of your case. Our staff have many years of experience in the Social Security Disability field and will help with the day to day work up of your case. If it is necessary for you to attend a hearing, you will always be represented by an attorney and not a "hearing representative", paralegal, or other staff member. Steven J. Foster or Heather L. Siles will always personally prepare you for your hearing. You will never be asked to watch a video, read a pamphlet or be prepared for the hearing by a member of our staff.
The sooner you have qualified legal counsel on your side, the better your chances are of getting the benefits you need. There are specific deadlines and time limitations for obtaining benefits and appealing a denial of benefits.