The AALJ website includes sections open to the general public and sections restricted to AALJ members through password registration. All sections contain general information which is intended, but not promised or guaranteed, to be correct and current. Because individual circumstances differ, you must not rely on any of the general information provided here as being specifically applicable to a pending or potential claim for government benefits. 

These pages are not intended to be a source of advertising, solicitation, or legal advice. AALJ is not a government agency and is not affiliated with the Social Security Administration or its Office of Hearings Operations. AALJ members providing information or opinions on the website do so solely in their capacity as individuals. 

AALJ does not intend links on our pages to other web pages and their owners to be referrals or endorsements of the linked entities. This website is not sponsored or associated with any linked entity unless specifically stated. The existence of any particular link is simply intended to imply potential interest to the reader. 

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