The Law Office of Regina Y. Kane

Social Security and SSI Benefits

The Law Office of Regina Y. Kane - Specializing in Immigration and Citizenship Law, Social Security Disability, and Veterans' Claims

Helping Clients Build a Better Life

Social Security pays benefits to people who cannot work because they have a medical condition that is expected to last at least one year or result in death. In general, to get disability benefits, you must meet two different earnings tests:

  1. A recent work test based on your age at the time you became disabled; and
  2. A duration of work test to show that you worked long enough under Social Security.
Certain blind workers have to meet only the duration of work test.

Certain members of your family may qualify for benefits based on your work. They include:

You should apply for disability benefits as soon as you become disabled. It can take a long time to process an application for disability benefits.

Contact the Law Office of Regina Y. Kane today for help in filing for either Social Security Disability or SSI Benefits.

Regina Y. Kane has in depth knowledge of the intricacies of filing an application for social security benefits and the standards for approving claims. For more information, contact:

 The Law Office of Regina Y. Kane

1600 E. Little Creek Road, Suite 302
Norfolk, VA 23518
Phone: (757) 480-0297
Fax: (757 480-0298

1629 K Street NW • Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006
Toll Free: (866) 480-0297


The Law Office of Regina Y. Kane provides comprehensive immigration legal services to clients who dream of making a new life in America. Located in the nation's capital, Washington, D.C., we represent clients in Maryland (MD), Virginia (VA), West Virginia (WV), North Carolina (NC), and South Carolina (SC), including Page County, Greene County, Arlington County, Fairfax County, Prince Georges County, Jefferson County, Prince William County, Loudoun County, Stafford County, Culpepper County, and the cities of Baltimore, Annapolis, Ocean City, Richmond, Harrisonburg, Alexandria, Huntington, Raleigh, Greensboro, Durham, Charlotte, Newport News, Williamsburg, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Suffolk, Hampton, and Charleston.

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