Alison Barjaktarovich

Contributing Author

After obtaining her Bachelor’s degree from Central Michigan University and Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Paralegal Studies from the University of Cincinnati, Alison Barjaktarovich worked a paralegal for nearly ten years, mostly working in the field of Social Security disability. Working as a Social Security disability paralegal, Ms. Barjaktarovich was responsible for  drafting many pre-hearing briefs for disability applicants with an upcoming hearing in front of an Administrative Law Judge.   (Pre-hearing briefs are designed to give the judge an overview of the claim and the disability attorney's theory of disability.) Ms. Barjaktarovich now specializes in legal writing, particularly in the field of Social Security disability law. She is also a volunteer Guardian Ad Litem with Ohio’s CASA for Clermont Kids organization.

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Articles By Alison Barjaktarovich

Disability Benefits for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
Once you are diagnosed with ALS, you automatically qualify for disability benefits.
Can You Get Disability for Epilepsy?
Whether you'll get disability benefits for epilepsy depends on the types of seizures you have, their frequency, and how they disrupt your daily activities.
Filing for Social Security Disability in Montana
If you live in Montana and can’t work for at least a year, you could be eligible for Social Security disability (SSD) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits.
Filing for Disability in Louisiana
If you live in Louisiana and can’t work for at least a year due to illness or injury, you could be eligible for Social Security disability (SSD) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits.
Filing for Social Security or SSI Disability in Michigan
If you live in Michigan and are unable to work due to illness or injury for at least a one-year period, you could be eligible for SSDI or SSI.
Filing for Disability in Minnesota
If you live in Minnesota and are unable to work due to illness or injury, you may be considering applying for Social Security disability benefits. These are federal benefits, but there is some information specific to applying for Social Security in Minnesota that you should know.
Filing for Social Security Disability in Wisconsin
If you live in Wisconsin and are unable to work for at least a year, you could be eligible for Social Security disability (SSD) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits.
Filing for Disability in Washington
In Washington, the approvals rates for Social Security disability claims are a bit higher than the national average.
Filing for Disability in South Carolina
If you live in South Carolina and can’t work for at least a year due to a medical condition, you could be eligible to receive SSDI or SSI disability benefits.
How Often Will I Be Reviewed to Keep My Disability Benefits?
The Social Security Administration does not assume that you will be permanently disabled when you are granted disability benefits.
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You could be eligible for up to $3,345 per month In SSDI Benefits