Metts Law Firm, LLC

Addressing YOU, not just your legal matter! Rita will work hard to solve your legal problems and win your Social Security Disability benefits. Call Rita of the Metts Law Firm TODAY for a free, no-obligation consultation.

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Firm Overview

We are problem solvers. Our practice areas include:

Social Security Disability
Veteran Disability Benefits
Divorce
Workers Compensation

Have you been denied Social Security Disability, Veteran Disability benefits, Workers' Compensation? There are deadlines and limitations for filing claims, so call today to speak to an experienced attorney to help you win the benefits you deserve.


Do you involved in a Divorce, Custody, or Mediation? The Court process can be time consuming and difficult to understand. Making the wrong decisions can cost you. A South Carolina Divorce Lawyer can help you cope with any legal issues and understand how the Court system works.

Our attorney will:

-Listen to you
-Thoroughly evaluate your case to determine your best options
-Provide professional legal representation
-Personalized legal service based on each client's individual needs
-Keep you informed regarding your case


When you hire our firm you will talk with a lawyer, we will answer your questions and we will work hard to help you. We want our customers to be satisfied, so please let us know your needs. We want to exceed your expectations with the best possible legal representation. We offer fixed or hourly fees based on your needs. Let us help you with your legal problems so that you can focus on your family.
Main Office


3531 River Drive
Columbia  SC  29201

Phone
  • 803-929-0577
Fax
  • 803-929-0578

Fees

Free Initial Consultation?

Yes

Services Offered For Fixed Fees?

We offer fixed or hourly fees based on your needs

SSDI
Call the Metts Law Firm Today and we will help you get your Social Security Disability benefits

The Social Security Disability Process


The Social Security Disability application process is very long and complicated. If you are suffering from a physical or mental condition, the wait can be excruciating. With family depending on you, this long process can add to your family stress and financial hardship. You and your family need the back pay an monthly benefits paid by Social Security. Considering how long this process takes and the toll that it can take on your life, don't try to do it alone. And most importantly, don't give up. Help is just a call or click away.

How Rita Can Help:

We can:

--Guide you through all steps of the Social Security

--Disability application process, including the Initial Disability Application, Reconsideration, Hearing Requests,and Appeals

--Focus on your case and make sure that any information that supports your claim is provided

--File your paperwork quickly

--Obtain copies of all medical records and help you find referrals for first and second medical opinions

--Help develop the best legal argument for your case following the regulations and guidelines regarding disability eligibility requirements

--Prepare your case for hearings, including a Pre-hearing Brief for the Administrative Hearing to help increase you chances of winning Social Security Disability

--Provide legal advice and counsel throughout the process, answering any questions you may have, while helping you fight for your benefits

How did your firm decide on the primary area of practice(s)?

We like helping people, and providing assistance to someone who is too ill or injured to work, is very rewarding.

Rita Metts

M. Rita Metts helps victims of injury or illness obtain disability benefits when they can no longer work. She graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1993 and has operated the Metts Law Firm since 1996, helping thousands of clients with personal injury claims, including Social Security Disability, Veteran Benefits and Workers' Compensation, Veteran Benefits and Workers' Compensation. Since getting her degree, she has represented thousands of injured clients seeking Social Security and Veteran Disability benefits. She helps clients who are going through Divorce,Custody or other Family Law matters, from drafting Separation Agreements and Mediation to lengthy contested Divorce and Custody trials. She handles Insurance Defense litigation for insurance companies in South Carolina.

Ms. Metts serves as a Magistrate Court Judge for Richland County. She is licensed to practice in all municipal, county, state and federal courts in South Carolina.

Ms. Metts is a member of the National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives (NOSSCR) to keep her aware of any recent changes to Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income law and to keep improving her advocacy skills for her Disability and SSI clients.

She is a former Assistant Public Defender with the Newberry County Public Defender's Office, where she honed her litigation and trial skills.

She currently owns and operates the Metts Law Firm, LLC, where she and her staff provide clients with the experience of large law firm with the personal customer service of a small firm.

She is also the Town Attorney for Carlisle, in Union South Carolina. She is a Certified Family Court Mediator and member of the South Carolina Bar Association and Women Lawyers' Association.
License
  • Bar Number: 66129
    South Carolina , 1993
Education
  • University of South Carolina School of Law
    Juris Doctrate , 1993

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