Stephanie O. Joy, Esq.
SSA's Sequential Evaluation Process - with more detail
Updated: Dec 5, 2021
Note: This article is for general information only and is not legal advice to any particular reader or individual. For legal advice, you must specifically retain a lawyer.
The attachment below, provided by the Social Security Administration website, is a terrific and detailed explanation of the process, the steps, and more that each Claimant's claim for Social Security Disability or Supplemental Security Income based on being disabled, goes through.
SSA's Sequential Evaluation Process - PDF
For a more brief explanation of the 5 Steps, see these blogs: One, Two, Three, Four, and Five.
If you seek attorney representation for a Disability claim, it is our privilege to provide you a no cost evaluation. For a free Attorney-Level Disability Evaluation and possible attorney representation, we welcome you to fill out the very short Free Disability Evaluation Form. Or, feel free to call 201-317-0610. There is no retainer required for representation before the SSA on your pending claim. Joy Disability prefers, although it is not required, to accept your case prior to you filing, so that we may ensure that your application and required reports after applying are most accurate and useful for your claim.