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Alexandra Jackson

    Email: mail@jackson-macnichol.com   Phone: (207) 772-9000 or (800) 524-3339   Practice Area: Veterans Law and Estate Planning   Education: Smith College (B.A.), University of Maine School of Law (J.D.)   Alexandra “Alex” Jackson has literally grown up with the law. She has been surrounded by lawyers (including her father, uncle and cousin), to the despair of her social worker […]

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Do Politics Matter to the Disabled, Widows and the Elderly? In a word, yes.

In a country that is divided philosophically along so many topics, it is becoming increasingly clear that Social Security benefits, Medicare and Medicaid are on the political table. While supposedly independent, Social Security is subject to the impact of political partisanship. Funding of operations is a key lever for Congress – determining Social Security’s budget […]

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IMPORTANT: Medical Care During Pandemic

Approval of an application for Social Security benefits is almost entirely dependent upon the content and source of the medical records. Medical charts are the core evidence used to decide every disability application at every level of the application and appeal process. We work closely with our clients to make certain they understand that it […]

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Anna Mikhaylina

Email: mail@jackson-macnichol.com Phone: (207) 772-9000 or (800) 524-3339 Practice Area: Veterans Law & Estate Planning Education: American University in Bulgaria (B.A. in Business Administration), University of Maine School of Law (J.D.). Anna Mikhaylina, grew up in Tambov, Russia, where in her formative years, she was fortunate to interact with and listen to the stories of the WWII […]

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Government’s Stimulus Checks

information about eligibility for the government’s stimulus checks. Here’s what we are being told: People on Social Security Don’t Need to Rush to File a Tax Return for Previous Years The IRS has figured out that people whose only income is Social Security often don’t file tax returns but are still easily identifiable. The Federal […]

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