Supplemental Security Income Attorney in Portland, ORegon

Receive the assistance you need while you live with a disability with guidance from Richard A. Sly, Attorney at Law. Located in Portland, OR, Mr. Sly is an experienced Supplemental Security Income attorney who works closely with clients throughout the area. He is available to meet with you to discuss the details of your Supplemental Security Income application. Schedule a consultation with him today to learn more about the process.

An Advocate for Supplemental Security Income

What is Supplemental Security Income? Also referred to as SSI, Supplemental Security Income is designed for low or no income individuals. These funds cover basic needs, and are available for the disabled or impoverished over the age of 65. Individuals must have less than $2,000 in resources to qualify, and married couples must have less than $3,000.

How does one qualify for Supplemental Security Income? An individual must be classified as both poor and disabled. Disability is considered to be the objectively proven medical inability to perform substantial gainful activity for a continuous 1-year period. In 2017, the maximum monthly benefit allowed is $735. If you believe you qualify for these benefits, turn to Richard A. Sly for service. He is available to meet with individuals to discuss the following:

Disabilities Included in Supplemental Security Income

While the definition of a “disability” can vary person to person, in the context of Supplemental Security Income a disability is a medically proven inability to perform any job which can be found in significant numbers in the United States and its commonwealths. The Social Security Administration has created a listing of impairments that generally qualify individuals for benefits. These impairments include conditions that affect adults and children. It is important to remember that some conditions and disorders that are not listed can also be identified as impairments with proper medical documentation. Current listings include the following:

  • Issues with Musculoskeletal Systems
  • Special Senses and Speech Problems
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Cardiovascular System Conditions
  • Digestive System Disorders
  • Genitourinary Disorders
  • Hematological Disorders
  • Skin Disorders
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Congenital Disorders that Affect Multiple Body Systems
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Mental Disorders
  • Cancer (Malignant Neoplastic Diseases)
  • Immune System Disorders

Contact Richard A. Sly to consult with an experienced Supplemental Security Income attorney for your situation. Mr. Sly is available to meet with clients for their Supplemental Security Income applications throughout Portland, Oregon.