good lawyer knows more than just the law.  He knows his clients.  You are unique and deserve a lawyer who treats you as more than just a number.  Matt Liebenhaut is a Tallahassee disability and family attorney and at our office, we take the time to get to know our clients.  You can rest assured we will take the time to hear your concerns and keep you informed.  Treating our clients with kindness, respect, and professionalism is our guiding principle.  Please contact us for a free disability consultation with a Tallahassee Disability Attorney.

Liebenhaut Law serves the North Florida and South Georgia areas which includes Tallahassee, concentrating in the areas of:

  • Private Disability Insurance Disputes/ERISA
    We represent individuals throughout Tallahassee and North Florida at all stages of their disability insurance application and appeals.


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Social Security Introduces New Fast-Track Program for our Veterans!

Tallahassee, FL - The Social Security Administration has initiated a new program to fast track applications for 100% disabled veterans.  This fast-track program will speed up the disability application process for veterans who have a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) disability compensation rating of 100% Permanent & Total (P&T). This ...

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Same-Sex Marriage Rules Changed For Social Security

Tallahassee, FL  - Social Security has changed their policy regarding Supplemental Security Income (SSI) eligibility and same-sex marriages. This comes as a result of the June 2013 Supreme Court ruling that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional. Social Security can now consider the assets of ...

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WHEN IN DOUBT… CALL LIEBENHAUT. (But Call the Doctor Too!)

WHEN IN DOUBT… CALL LIEBENHAUT.  (But Call the Doctor Too) Seeking medical treatment and having a treating physician is extremely important if you are in the process of applying for Social Security Disability. It can be hard to convince the judge or adjudicator that your illness or disability is serious if ...

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Does my Spouse's Income Affect My Eligibility for Social Security?

Supplemental Security Income provides money to meet basic needs such as food, clothing, and shelter for aged or disabled people. If you have a spouse, their income may affect the amount of benefits you receive. “Deemed- Income” is the income of your spouse, parents, or sponsor with which you share ...

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2013 Statistics on Social Security Disability in Tallahassee

In Florida, the Social Security Administration denies approximately 73% of initial benefit applications. Even worse, the first level of appeal known as the Request for Reconsideration is denied about 90% of the time. Appealing to an Administrative Law Judge, which is generally the second appeal, is statistically a much more ...

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