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1 Answer | Asked in Child Support and Social Security for Indiana on
Q: My husband passed away and now my kids are getting survivor benefits can they garnish their benefits

He owed back child support to his other kids

Alexander Florian Steciuch
Alexander Florian Steciuch
answered on May 12, 2017

The answer should be no. The benefits your children are receiving are for themselves. They're not some sort of inheritance from your husband's estate that the state can lay claim to.

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security, Tax Law, Criminal Law and Identity Theft for Indiana on
Q: Someone called my college impersonating me to get tax forms using my social security number, and changed my address
Paul Stanko
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Paul Stanko
answered on Feb 4, 2017

Unless you have a suspect, calling the police may be futile. Ask your college security or police department to investigate, and contact one of the three major credit agencies to put out a fraud alert.

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Indiana on
Q: I was in a car wreck a year ago I suffered a dislocated hip and my pelvic bone was broke in 3 places and a stretched,

Siatic nerve and recently went to neurologist and he said that over half of my nerves wasn't working also I have drop foot and very little movement in my foot it hurts to walk and to try and lift anything. Would I qualify for disability?

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Aug 18, 2016

Likely but your doctors have to say that you can't do anything else. You may have wage loss benefits through the car wreck, and depending on how it happened you may have other claims and if you haven't already should talk to a member of the Pa. Assn for Justice--we give free consultations... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Indiana on
Q: do I need a disability attorney?

I have lung cancer

Jonathan Alexander Heeps
Jonathan Alexander Heeps
answered on Dec 21, 2014

Sorry to hear about your condition. If you are referring to Social Security Disability Benefits or Supplemental Security Income benefits you do not technically need an attorney. However, hiring an attorney is highly recommended. Social Security attorneys collect contingent fees when they win your... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Indiana on
Q: If you are approved for state disability medicaid in indiana can it help your disability claim with ssdi?
Jake Causing Santos
Jake Causing Santos
answered on Jun 4, 2012

I practice in NJ so I am not familiar with Indiana's regulations but the general rule for Social Security is they are not bound by disability determinations made by other government agencies. However, I have in the past used other government disability determinations as additional evidence to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Indiana on
Q: Where can i find cases involving soc sec survivor's benefits approved when short 1 credit? i cannot find anything
Burton A. Padove
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Burton A. Padove
answered on Jul 21, 2011

Try the CCH Socila Security Reporter.

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Indiana on
Q: I reside in Indiana. I was my husband's second wife. He passed away. We were married for 30 years and I am 60 years

I am 60 years old. Am I eligible for his social security benefits and pension.

Burton A. Padove
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Burton A. Padove
answered on Jul 16, 2011

You are entitled to social security benefits. You would have to contact the adminstrator of the pension to detemine whether you are entitled to any benefits.

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