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1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Ohio on
Q: What happens after you win your disability case
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Scott F Bocchio answered on May 29, 2020

You will receive an award letter from Social Security informing you of the decision including whether or not you will receive back pay and when ongoing benefit will begin.

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2 Answers | Asked in Employment Law, Social Security, Workers' Compensation and Health Care Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: If you come down with Prostate cancer can you get disability

need a lawyer from Pennsylvania pittsburgh area

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Scott F Bocchio answered on Mar 27, 2020

Hi, it is possible. Much of the case depends on the actual prognosis and treatment plan going forward.

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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Social Security for Pennsylvania on
Q: I worked for 24 years and then had to stop working for 7 years to take care of my sick husband who passed away in 2012.

I worked for 24 years and had to stop for 7 years to take care of my husband who was dying and on SSDI. He passed away in 2012 and I went back to work, after just 3 months I got hurt on the job and lost my thumb. I tried to go out on my own SSDI and they told me that I couldn't collect my SSDI... Read more »

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Scott F Bocchio answered on Mar 18, 2020

Hi, I am very sorry to hear about your husband. You can begin to collect Social Security Retirement at 62 1/2. You will receive less by taking the money at age 62 1/2. If you waited until 67, you would receive a greater amount per month. You would never be able to apply for SSDI since your credits... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Juvenile Law and Social Security for Nevada on
Q: Can a parent with no parental rights refuse to give you your SSN and birth certificate?

I live in California

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Scott F Bocchio answered on Mar 17, 2020

Even if they refuse you can go to a local SS Office or order a birth certificate online or visit your local City Hall in the town you were born in.

Hope this helps.

Sincerely

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1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Social Security for Minnesota on
Q: How can I stop my payee using my money for her one use

I looked into my bank account and she used my money to pay for her sons lawyer. Told me that I have to give her all my money because she is behind in her Bills. I never can buy myself clothes which I need too. I just need help so she will stop doing it

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Scott F Bocchio answered on Mar 2, 2020

You can either change your bank account or Stop her from having access as a signatory.

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2 Answers | Asked in Public Benefits, Social Security, Family Law and Elder Law for Florida on
Q: My sister has dementia and no funds other than social security. We are out of Florida and cannot help financially.

We have no idea of any financial particulars other than she has no outside income other than social security and we are not in a position to help

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Scott F Bocchio answered on Feb 10, 2020

I would suggest a gofund me campaign.

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1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for California on
Q: How do I change my SS Disability from a payee directly to me?

I receive SS Disability due to a very serious work accident. Due to my mental condition at the time the courts directed it to be payed through a payee. My physical condition still prevents me from working but my mental condition has improved. I would like to receive my SS payments directly in my... Read more »

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Scott F Bocchio answered on Jan 31, 2020

You would likely need to have the payee removed first prior to making such a request.

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1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Ohio on
Q: Why does it take so long to get disability approved when disability is obvious. In 2020 you can get information so fast
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Scott F Bocchio answered on Jan 28, 2020

Applying for disability benefits is a drawn out process in many instances. There are millions of people waiting in line for a decision. The Government is limited in personnel. Make sure to have all medical documentation up to date along with medical appointments, medications etc. The more... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Iowa on
Q: Ssi owes me money what can i do?
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Scott F Bocchio answered on Dec 31, 2019

Contact your local Social Security Administrative office and request an explanation.

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1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for California on
Q: If someone is approved for Supplemental Security Income, how does the person know what disorders qualified him for it.

A relative qualified for SSI; however, the Award Letter does not state the disorders that allowed him to receive disability payments. Because he has so many disorders, we don't know which one or which ones were used as the bases to qualify him. Who do we contact to receive this information?

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Scott F Bocchio answered on Dec 31, 2019

I would suggest that he contact the local Social Security Administrative office and ask for a breakdown. He will also receive an award letter that should provide a detailed explanation as well.

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1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Connecticut on
Q: I just won an SSD overpayment case. How can I recover my July 2019 payment that was taken from me?
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Scott F Bocchio answered on Dec 30, 2019

I would suggest that you contact your local Social Security Administrative office and present that question to them. They should have an estimated time frame for when you will receive payment. Congratulations!

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1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for North Carolina on
Q: I was denied Social Security disability at my hearing date on November 21st I need a good appeals attorney are you able
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Scott F Bocchio answered on Dec 11, 2019

You will need to Request an Appeal at the Appeals Council level and hope that it is remanded back to the local office for re-evaluation.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Support for Massachusetts on
Q: What, if any, are the legal repercussions of a person rescinding on informal child support in Massachusetts?

After my ex and I split, we both agreed on an informal child support agreement. He'd continue giving me access to his vehicle and keep my phone on his cell phone plan. After a few personal disputes, he's threatening to take them back knowing it'll affect our kids, ie getting to drs... Read more »

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Scott F Bocchio answered on Dec 11, 2019

It almost always protects the children more if there is a formal child support agreement in place with the Court as it can be enforceable through the Department of Revenue.

It can also be arranged by the Court to take child support straight from his paycheck. This helps in matters where...
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1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Tennessee on
Q: hello I've been approved for SSDI and SSI since September haven't got my first check yet and you want to reopen my case
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Scott F Bocchio answered on Dec 4, 2019

I would call the local Social Security Administrative office in your area. I would not reapply until you speak with them. You shouldn't have to apply again if you have an approval letter. It can sometimes take weeks and even several months to receive payment.

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1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for West Virginia on
Q: I'm wanting to apply for disability I am diagnosed as manic depressive bipolar with adhd and ptsd how do I apply

I've never dealt with this and I really need the help I haven't been able to hold a job in over a year for more than a month I'm not very good with computers and I'm currently living in a really unhealthy living situation bc of my diagnosis and judgmental parents and zero income... Read more »

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Scott F Bocchio answered on Dec 4, 2019

We always suggest that you apply for SSDI and see if you are eligible. Please keep in mind, the process is tedious and can take as little as 3 months or as long as 24+ months. It's imperative to have all medical documentation and appointments up to date at all times.

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