Blairsville, PA asked in Social Security and Collections for Pennsylvania

Q: If my mother collected SSI when I was a child illegally by saying that I was terminally ill why is that debt put on me?

I had luekimia when I was 2 year's old. My mother got SSI for me by saying that I was terminally when I wasn't. Why is that debt put on me now as am adult??

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Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Wyomissing, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: Should be no debt at all. Who says you owe money? If it is an overpayment, then you need to file a waiver saying it is against equity and good consience to charge you for money that she took when you were not at the age of consent and had no participation.

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