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The “Commissioner of Social Security” is the only proper defendant in civil actions filed against the Social Security Administration under §205(g) of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. §405(g). Delivering a copy of the legal documents filed with the court to the party designated to receive service on behalf of the defendant perfects Service of Process. Please see this link for details.
See also this link that verifies that C. Colvin is the Commissioner of the SSA.
At this link is the rule that permits you to plead for and seek a preliminary injunction to make sure that current benefits continue. A preliminary injunction is a court order made in the early stages of a lawsuit which prohibits the parties from doing an act in order to preserve the status quo until a pending ruling or outcome.
Here is a sample motion for PI that you can use as a go-by.
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