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Q: Is it required for an individual to work the full five years just prior to retirement?

My mom, who lives in Oklahoma, is turning 62 this year and would like to retire a little while after her birthday. However, she is concerned because she heard somewhere that a person is required to have been employed for the entire five years immediately preceding their desired retirement date. Is... Read more »

Steve Perrigo
Steve Perrigo answered on Apr 25, 2020

That is not true. What might be confusing her is the general rule that an individual seeking Social Security Disability benefits needs to have worked 5 of the 10 years before their disability onset date. There is no such rule for SS Retirement benefits. You just have to have worked the equivalent... Read more »

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Q: My ssi case went through determination and a decesion was made and now its in the review process, what does that mean..
Samuel Wade Packard
Samuel Wade Packard answered on Jan 22, 2019

I'll need a little more details to know for sure what the status of your case is. However, I can say that usually once a decision is made on your case, it is sent back to the SSA field office and they issue the decision letters in the mail. They typically won't give you the answer over... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Public Benefits, Social Security and Criminal Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Is it right for anyone take video or pictures of me and family ? And make funny things of me in snapchat.Thanks

Sometimes i see people talking pictures of me while am studying in the library or while am walking somewhere in public

Gary Johnston Dean
Gary Johnston Dean answered on Nov 17, 2017

It's OK to take your picture in public, and post it, as long as they didn't libel you.

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Q: Is there any kind of question a judge or lawyer can ask you

SSA hearing

Robert Donald Gifford II
Robert Donald Gifford II answered on Mar 24, 2017

The questions must be relevant and related to what the court must make as a finding. Some questions are designed to ensure that there is no fraud, and also to make a record in the event there is a denial.

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