Margaret Wadsworth

Attorney · Northeastern University School of Law

Margaret Wadsworth has been an attorney for 20 years. She operates the Wadsworth Law Firm, located in Conway, SC. Her practice includes disability law, elder law, Medicaid eligibility planning, Aid and Attendance eligibility planning, special needs planning, estate planning,  and veterans discharge upgrades. She serves clients up and down the Grand Strand and does house calls.

She holds a law degree from Northeastern University School of Law and a B.A. degree from the University of Massachusetts at Boston (summa cum laude). Wadsworth has been licensed to practice law in Massachusetts since 1994 and in South Carolina since 2013. She is a member of Elder Counsel, accredited with the VA to represent veterans, admitted to practice before the US Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, is a Registered Representative with the Social Security Administration, and is a member of the National Organization of Veterans Advocates.


Articles By Margaret Wadsworth

Can Military Spouses Get Veterans Disability Compensation?
Surviving military spouses can sometimes receive veterans disability compensation from the VA, a monthly benefit called Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC).
What Legal Rights Do Disabled Veterans Have?
As a disabled veteran, you have many legal rights, and you may not be aware of all of them.
Why Did the VA Reduce My Disability Benefits?
Here are the rules for when the VA can reduce a veteran's disability rating and benefits.
Get Veterans Service-Connected Disability for an Aggravated Pre-Existing Condition
You might be eligible for service-connected disability compensation if your condition was aggravated by your military service.
The VA Denied My Disability Claim. How Do I Appeal the Decision?
The VA has just released a new version of the form to appeal a denial of veterans disability benefits from the VA.
Is There a Statute of Limitations to Apply for Veterans' Disability or to Appeal a Denial?
There's no time limit on applying for VA disability, but appealing a denial requires meeting strict deadlines.
Can I Get Disability Benefits After an Other Than Honorable Discharge From the Military?
Your eligibility for service-connected veterans disability compensation benefits and VA health care benefits will vary depending on the type of discharge you received when you left the military.