Can you fire Your Social Security Disability Attorney? Part 2

Request a disciplinary hearing meeting with your Attorney to ask questions to see if it is worthwhile firing him or her. Or come to some type of agreement the way you want to be represented for your Social Security Disability or Supplemental Security Income case.

Request a disciplinary hearing meeting with your Attorney to ask questions to see if it is worthwhile firing him or her. Or come to some type of agreement the way you want to be represented for your Social Security Disability or Supplemental Security Income case.

So if you hire a new attorney, unfortunately, both attorneys can file a fee petition detailing the time they spent working on your case in order to get paid for their services.  If the Social Security Administration granted the fee petition then the court will not be bonded by the 25% of your back pay or $6,000.00 fee, unfortunately, you might end up paying more for attorney’s fees than staying with your original attorney.

Remember you must know if you make a decision to fire your attorney, you will be responsible for any out of pocket costs, such as preparing your case, copies of medical records, and tests results.  So read the fine print of your contract agreement about the results of firing your attorney.

What happens if I have a personality conflict with my attorney?

In many cases, you may feel you are unable to work with your disability attorney because of a personality conflict.  If you think you can work well with another disability attorney, if you lawyer has not done much work on your case, then you can ask your attorney if he or she can withdraw from the case without collecting on the fee agreement.  With the exception of expenses incurred for instance paying for medical records and etc.  Unfortunately, your attorney does not have to waive any fees under any situation, however, your attorney might if he or she has not done much work on your case.

If you are lucky and your attorney agrees to waive all fees then ask he or her to notify the Social Security Administration informing they are withdrawing from the case and waiving all the fees.  You should immediately notify the Social Security Administration that your current disability attorney will no longer represent you.

Will I be able to hire another disability Attorney?

It may be a problem of uncertainty that involved filing fee petition with the Social Security Administration, however, most disability attorneys will not represent you because of another attorney has already made his or her appurtenance allowance in this case unless the attorney agrees to waive their fees.

If you are still unhappy with your attorney what can I do?

If find yourself not satisfied with your present representation then you should talk with your lawyer and explain to him or her why you are dissatisfied the way your case is being handling.  Be sure to have an honest conversation with your attorney that way he or she will know your concerns to avoid risk, expense that included in hiring a new disability lawyer, and hassle.

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Can I Fire Your Social Security Disability Attorney? Part 1

What are the penalties for firing your attorney? If you wondering what kind of penalties are then read this article and find out.

What are the penalties for firing your attorney? If you wondering what kind of penalties are then read this article and find out.

If you are not satisfied with your Social Security Disability Attorney then you have a choice of firing him or her at any time.  But before you decide, you must know why you want to fire your attorney and how it will affect you and your case.

Ask Yourself Why Do You Want To Fire Your Attorney?

Often disability claimants become angry with their attorneys due to taking a long time for the Social Security Administration (SSA) will make a decision on their claim.  Being angry and frustrated with the attorney especially when he or she does not return emails, and phone calls promptly or have to meet with you about your case.  Unfortunately, an Attorney is unable to shorten the time it takes for Social Security Administration to process a claim or scheduled court date hearing.  On the other hand, my eBook can get your case reviewed and onto a Decision Writer’s desk for a decision just by following the steps.

In order to decrease your frustration and angry, interview your attorney like on a job interview.  Ask questions like what is the general wait times in your state, how can you get my SSDI or SSI approved without a scheduled court date, what is your approval rate, and how many people got approved you represented.  That way you can make a better decision on who is going to represent you.

Will I have pay more if I Hire another Attorney?

You should call the Social Security Administration to see where you are in the disability process before making a decision to fire your attorney.  Remember when you hired your lawyer, you signed a contract which is a fee agreement will allow your attorney is entitled to a fee of 25% or up to $6,000.00 maximum from your back pay awarded to you.  However, if you are close to your scheduled hearing date then your attorney have invested a lot of time and resources in preparing for the case will not waive his or her right to the fee………….

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