Now Protect Your Social Security

The best way to protect your current or future Social Security benefits is to know what exactly are your rights regarding Social Security. In addition, knowing what your responsibilities are will also work to protect your benefits. Knowing what your rights are will ensure that you take advantage of all the benefits to which you are entitled, and knowing what your responsibilities are will protect you from losing them. An experienced Boise Social Security attorney can help you with both of these important aspects. Take a look at just some of the reasons why you need to know your rights and responsibilities when it comes to taking full advantage of the Social Security benefits to which you are entitled.

Your Rights

One important thing to know about your rights with regard to your Social Security benefits is that you have many of them. Most importantly is that when you engage in the application process, you don’t have to go it alone. You have many rights that span from being able to apply for free to having the right to have help in filling out the forms and having the forms interpreted for you. You also have many rights when it comes to having access to copies of laws, regulations and policy statements regarding decisions in your claim and having assistance in obtaining them.

Your Responsibilities

The responsibilities you have regarding applying for and maintaining your Social Security benefits all boils down to one thing: communication. It’s extremely important that you notify the Social Security Administration of changes that occur in your application, filing status, or life that might affect your benefit. If you are unsure if you should report it, play it safe and report it just the same.