Providence, RI asked in Family Law, Child Support and Social Security for Rhode Island

Q: I've been appointed my 15 year old daughters SSDI Payee Representative from her Father's SSDI benefits. Her Father is su

I've been appointed my 15 year old daughters SSDI Payee Representative from her Father's SSDI benefits. Her Father is suing me for the one time lump sum she received from SSDI for back payment(s). He believes SSDI payments now replace child support, I agree.) He also believes the one time lump sum is child support he’s already paid, I disagree. SSDI pamphlets explain how the one time lump sum can be used. It is for CURRENT and future needs. Do you know of any similar court cases, laws or have advice to share?

1 Lawyer Answer

Neville Bedford

Answered
  • East Providence, RI
  • Licensed in Rhode Island

A: Hire an attorney to help defend the case.

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