Margaret Wadsworth

Attorney · Northeastern University School of Law

Margaret Wadsworth has been an attorney for 20 years. She operates the Wadsworth Law Firm, located in Conway, SC. Her practice includes disability law, elder law, Medicaid eligibility planning, Aid and Attendance eligibility planning, special needs planning, estate planning,  and veterans discharge upgrades. She serves clients up and down the Grand Strand and does house calls.

She holds a law degree from Northeastern University School of Law and a B.A. degree from the University of Massachusetts at Boston (summa cum laude). Wadsworth has been licensed to practice law in Massachusetts since 1994 and in South Carolina since 2013. She is a member of Elder Counsel, accredited with the VA to represent veterans, admitted to practice before the US Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, is a Registered Representative with the Social Security Administration, and is a member of the National Organization of Veterans Advocates.

Articles By Margaret Wadsworth

How to Write a Stressor Statement for a PTSD Claim for Veterans Disability Compensation
Documenting your PTSD properly is key to winning a claim for veterans disability compensation.
What Is a Board of Veterans Appeals (BVA) Hearing?
If you were denied VA benefits from the Veterans Benefits Administration, you can appeal your denial to the BVA.
Veterans' Eligibility for VA Health Care
Most veterans who served on active duty are eligible for VA health care, but priority for benefits depends on disability and other factors.
When a Veteran Will Be Appointed a Fiduciary for Benefits Purposes
If the VA finds you aren't competent to manage money, it can appoint a fiduciary to receive your checks for you.
North Carolina State Veterans Benefits
The North Carolina Department of Veterans Affairs offers a variety of benefits to resident veterans.
Unemployment Compensation for Ex-Service Members (UCX)
The UCX governs unemployment benefits for veterans, but your state will process your claim.
Overview of All VA Benefits for Disabled Veterans
Many benefits are available to veterans through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
How to Apply for VA Disability Benefits
Disability compensation benefits are available to veterans who suffer from a disease or injury that was caused or worsened by their military service.
Veterans Disability Compensation for PTSD
If you have PTSD that was caused or got worse by your time in service, you can get a VA disability rating.
What Is Combat-Related Special Compensation?
Combat-related special compensation (CRSC) is a monthly benefit for eligible retired veterans with service-connected, combat-related disabilities.