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Eden Prairie Bankruptcy & Social Security Disability

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Address:  12100 Singletree Ln. Suite 186
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Phone: (952)-373-5714

Our Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday : 7:00 AM – 9:00 PM | Friday : 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Saturday : 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM | Sunday : Closed

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Eden Prairie BANKRUPTCY ATTORNEY

Hennipen County, MN

BANKRUPTCY

Stepping into Hoglund Law’s Eden Prairie office means finding a bankruptcy lawyer armed with Chapter 7, Chapter 13, and Debt Settlement knowledge capable of assisting you with all of your credit counseling needs. Offering free consultations and zero upfront fees, Hoglund Law makes a process that may appear scary transform into one that jumpstarts the financially free future you so desperately crave. We guide you through the Bankruptcy Code, so you can get a fresh start.

Eden Prairie Bankruptcy Attorney

CHAPTER 7

After filing a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, you will be granted an automatic stay that prevents creditors from performing certain legal actions and stops many of their collection calls. The palpable relief our clients feel is a large reason we enjoy what we do at Hoglund law. However, not all debt will be discharged in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Child support, student loans, and other debts not qualifying for discharge will still need to be paid while your medical bills, credit card debts, and other unsecured debts will be wiped away. Further, your credit report will show the Chapter 7 bankruptcy and, to qualify, your debt must amount to over 50 percent of your annual income.

This is why this fresh start isn’t the right choice for everyone. Contacting a qualified Bankruptcy Lawyer to determine whether this is the correct path for you is not only an essential step but a free one when you take advantage of a free consultation with Hoglund Law. Providing you with an opinion you can trust will help ease the uncertainty that accompanies this form of debt relief, giving you every confidence moving—or not moving—forward with bankruptcy proceedings.

CHAPTER 13

You will also be granted an automatic stay when you file a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, alleviating creditor calls and the weight of an unstable financial situation. However, unlike a Chapter 7 filing, a Chapter 13 bankruptcy requires you to make payments on your debt over the course of a three to five-year plan. Once the plan has concluded, any remaining qualified debts will be discharged, and you will be fully launched into the fresh start that you earned.

The benefits of filing chapter 13 include the chance to reorganize your debts, receive protection from the bankruptcy court, and protect your non-exempt assets—making it the ideal solution for some of our clients. However, this solution isn’t the only one available, and might not be the right one for you. The best way to determine your best path is to meet with a qualified and experienced bankruptcy attorney, such as the ones you will find at our Eden Prairie offices.

DEBT SETTLEMENT

Sometimes going through complex bankruptcy proceedings isn’t the right choice for our clients. When this is the case, we recommend debt settlement as a method of debt relief better suited to obtaining their financially stable future.

Essentially, Debt Settlement is a process of negotiation whereby debtors legally agree to pay a reduced amount of their debt. The reason creditors agree to this is quite simple: it’s better than receiving nothing. They fear, when faced with an experienced office such as ours that the client in question is on the verge of buckling under their debt. The possible threat of bankruptcy sends them scrambling to the negotiation table, where we will be able to get you the best deal to secure a more financially stable future.

Having provided residents of Eden Prairie with legal assistance through countless Bankruptcy Cases, we know when Debt Settlement is the right path and are prepared to help you determine if this is your path forward.

From the Hoglund Law Bankruptcy Blog

Eden Prairie Social Security Disability ATTORNEY

Hennipen County, MN

What is Social Security Disability

The Social Security Disability system is in place to provide aid to qualifying individuals, protecting workers and their families against financial instability caused by disability or death.  You may fall into the category of Social Security Disability Insurance, known as SSDI, or Supplemental Security Income (SSI). SSDI administers aid via monthly checks to those who have worked long enough and have contributed to the system by paying social security taxes. On the other hand, SSI is granted based on financial need.

How an Eden Prairie Social Security Disability Attorney Can Help

With over 40 years of combined experience and 30,000 satisfied clients, our team of dedicated Social Security Disability attorneys are prepared to deliver the well deserved assistance you desire. Because at Hoglund Law we want to help you obtain benefits in an effective manner, we offer free case evaluations to ensure our clients know what their options are and gain the opinion of an experienced attorney. It is far too common that individuals give up after they are denied in their initial filing without knowing that many cases are granted approval after filing for reconsideration. With statistics showing you are more successful in gaining benefits when you are represented by a qualified attorney than if you represent yourself, it is crucial to take the first step in pursuing benefits.

Our attorneys are here to help you gather all the necessary medical evidence to strengthen your case. With deep expertise in the intricacies of the Social Security Disability law, our attorneys will evaluate your case under Social Security regulations and help you file a claim or appeal if you have been denied. Hoglund Law has the crucial experience and competencies to ensure you are guided through the entire process with ease while maintaining your right to a fair hearing.

Who Qualifies for Social Security Disability

If you are living in Eden Prairie and suffering from a condition that impairs your ability to work, you may qualify for Social Security Disability benefits. To determine eligibility and use your time in the most efficient manner, it is crucial you speak with one of our experienced attorneys. The sooner you meet with an attorney, the sooner you can receive your first disability check.

Some examples of qualifying conditions include but are not limited to: Mental Disorders, Musculoskeletal conditions, Skin Disorders, Immune System deficiencies, Digestive Tract Disorders, Impairments, Cardiovascular Conditions, and Neurological Disorders. This is just a fraction of the conditions that would enable you to receive benefits. Meeting with one of our Social Security disability lawyers allows you to better understand if you qualify for relief.

Eden Prairie Social Security and Disability Attorney

Why Are People Denied Social Security Disability

Due to the specific standards the Social Security Administration adheres to, there is a multitude of reasons you may have been denied. Sometimes you just need more medical records that prove the existence of a condition that inhibits your ability to participate in the workforce. Furthermore, sometimes the Social Security Administration fails to fully take all conditions into consideration. In some cases, getting approved is as easy as appealing your initial decision.

However, some situations will disqualify you from receiving benefits including drug use, short term disability, or a criminal record. To determine the best course of action in obtaining the benefits you deserve for financial relief, schedule a free consultation to discuss your case with one of our Social Security Disability lawyers.

How to apply for Social Security Benefits in Eden Prairie

The initial step in filing for Social Security Benefits is quite simple but it is imperative you file as soon as possible to avoid missing out on benefits. Filing can be done at your nearest social security office located at 6161 American Blvd W Suite 1000, Bloomington, MN 55438, or by filing online. Filing requires you provide information about any hospitals, doctors, or clients that have treated you, a list of all prescription medication you have taken for your condition, names of the doctors prescribing you these medications, and your employment history for the past 15 years. Be sure to come prepared to provide this information and spend 25 minutes to an hour and a half in the office.

If you do not have all of the listed documentation in hand, you can still file. It is possible to file and then add information to your case as you acquire it. Heading to your nearest Social Security Administration office places you one step closer to your first check.

YOUR LOCAL SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE

US Social Security Administration

Address: 6161 American Blvd W Suite 100
Bloomington, MN 55438

Toll Free Social Security Office:
Phone: 1 (800) 772-1213 or TTY: 1 (800) 325-0778

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Social Security Office Hours

Monday 9:00am – 4:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am – 4:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am – 12:00pm
Thursday 9:00am – 4:00pm
Friday 9:00am – 4:00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Closed on Federal Holidays.

Have You Been Denied SSDI / SSI?

If you have been denied SSDI or SSI benefits, you have experienced a very common occurrence and should not be discouraged in pursuing your benefits. Typically, applicants will be denied in the first two rounds and find success in the third round through a hearing.

This administrative hearing allows you to fully explain your situation and provide any new supporting evidence to back your case. Entering into this hearing with an experienced attorney ensures you are equipped with the knowledge and necessary representation to deliver results.

At Hoglund Law, we are ready to assist you in acquiring your fair hearing before a judge. There are several reasons having stellar representation is key in winning your case. Our attorneys have deep expertise in producing new evidence to support your claim, raise any objections, make legal arguments, and cross examine witnesses to change the outcome of the decision. To gain an ally in navigating your Social Security Disability claim, book a free consultation with us right here in Eden Prairie.

From the Hoglund law Social Security Disability Blog

About Eden Prairie Minnesota

Just a twenty minute drive from the Twin Cities, Eden Prairie is highly connected to not only the booming metropolis but also the surrounding quaint natural areas through the town’s extensive, multi-use trails. Boasting a unique mixture of Midwestern suburban comfort and pristine natural conservation areas, this town is increasingly acknowledged as an ideal home and a captivating destination for visitors.

The Eden Prairie school system leaves little to be disputed in regard to its excellence with 11 students achieving perfect scores on their ACTs and the existence of specialized programs to meet the needs of each student. While many families are drawn to the town for its stellar schools and family friendly environment, they thrive in the community due to its ability to satisfy the desires of every unique person. Rated one of the best places to live in Minnesota and the nation, it is no surprise why so many people strive to call Eden Prairie home.

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