Social Security Retirement & Survivors Benefits

Below you will find links to written information, forms, and also how to ask a lawyer a question and/or how to get a lawyer to represent you concerning social security. Some areas of the state have more information than others.  You may wish to look at information from other areas as well as your own.

 

National

What You Need To Know When You Get Retirement or Survivors Benefits

http://www.socialsecurity.gov/pubs/EN-05-10077.pdf

 

Retirement Planner: Getting Benefits While Working

http://www.socialsecurity.gov/retire2/whileworking.htm

 

How to Cope with Social Security Overpayments

http://www.ptla.org/how-cope-social-security-overpayments

 

Social Security Survivors Planner: If You Are the Survivor

https://www.ssa.gov/planners/survivors/ifyou.html

https://www.ssa.gov/planners/survivors/onyourown.html

 

Prepaid Debit Cards for Social Security and SSI Benefits

http://www.nclc.org/images/pdf/older_consumers/cc_prepaid_debit_cards.pdf

 

 

East Tennessee

Identity Theft and Your Social Security Number

http://www.laet.org/legal-information/

Please note that the phone numbers listed may not be for your county. To call someone in YOUR county click the “FIND REPRESENTATION” link below.

 

 

Middle Tennessee

Does Social Security say they paid you too much money? They will take money out of each of your checks to pay it back You may be able to stop it.

 

http://las.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/SSI.pdf

 

Additional Resources

FORMS: Standard Court Forms for all of Tennessee

http://www.tncourts.gov/forms-publications

 

LEGAL ADVICE:

Volunteer Lawyers Who Will Answer Questions for Free Online

https://tn.freelegalanswers.org/

 

FIND REPRESENTATION: Directory of Legal Aid Attorneys and Other Agencies by County

http://www.tals.org/search-help

 

Still need assistance? Please speak to a librarian at your local library – they may have additional resources to assist you.

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