Donald E. Bartholomew, JD, MS, Attorney  
( Maj,USA,Ret. & prior Navy)
Protecting Clients' Rights Since 1983
  1179 Hilltop Drive, Redding, CA 96003   Tel. (530)246-1621
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Sequential Eval Process

     Here is a flow chart / diagram illustrating the "5 Step Sequential Evaluation Process" which is used by all Administrative Law Judges in determining whether a claimant is "disabled" or "not disabled".   This is a graphic representation of the lawful application of the regulations during the decision making process.  It may seem simple after you have studied it, but... your claim can get derailed, and you could be found "not disabled" at any one of the steps unless the evidence in your claim has been properly presented & adverse contentions or findings rebutted in a convincing manner







    "your Social Security Lawyer"  Don Bartholomew, JD, MS, Attorney -  Since 1983


Call me right away, so we can work together to make sure YOUR claim doesn't end up going down the wrong path.
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I have been Aggressively Serving My Clients Best Interests & Protecting My Clients' Rights Since 1983 - You & Your Family Deserve No Less