How is it fair that the state can take away money from disabilty awards that is owed to the person to pay back money that was given to the state to help low income families but no one else has to payback from the same program. They took 11,000 from me for getting 200 a month 8 months or less of... Read more »
Tribal Pension not recognized as income and therefore cannot be used as a income disqualifier for Social Security Benefits- pursuant to findings in order determined by Administrative Law Judge.
Other tribal members do not have their Tribal Pension used as a disqualifier for benefits only... Read more »
answered on Mar 16, 2023
If you believe that you are being discriminated against based on your name or any other protected characteristic, you may have legal options available to you.
One possible option is to file a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) or the appropriate state agency,... Read more »
Me and my family are going to the casino soon for a drawing. I have a chance to win $25,000. I know I have to pay taxes on it and claim it to SSA, but my family wants to split any money we get. So that means even though i am claiming $25,000 I am actually getting substantially less. I know that SSA... Read more »
answered on Mar 4, 2023
If you win $25,000 at the casino, you must report the entire amount to the Social Security Administration (SSA) as income. The fact that you are splitting the money with your family does not change the fact that you received the full amount.
When you report the winnings to the SSA, they... Read more »
I have a congenital heart condition which has required 2 surgeries already, a malformed hand from a birth defect, a knee which the doctor says will need surgery to fix and rebuild (I walk with a cane), and several diagnosed mental health conditions. As far as I can tell, the disability board only... Read more »
answered on Jan 19, 2022
The majority of people are denied at the first two stages of the process so don’t let that discourage you. When you file the appeal make sure you give detailed information about all of your medical conditions and list all of your treatment providers. While a note from your doctor saying you are... Read more »
They have Drs I never seen saying I can do things I can not do,
They disagree because I did not stay over night just treated and release for
for COPD and chronic bronchitis, (I have most meds at home to help)
I am now using a walker most of time but can use my cane for... Read more »
answered on Aug 26, 2021
I am sorry to hear that Social Security denied your disability claim.
You have 60 days to appeal this decision. Make sure that you file the appeal timely, even if you are still looking for someone to help you with your claim.
You should consult with a disability attorney right... Read more »
I moved out of my fathers house to my mom’s when I was 15 and they now have split custody. I haven’t seen him in almost 3 years though because he and his wife are abusive. I am now 17 and I’m looking into getting a job, but I can’t do that without my social security card, and the office... Read more »
answered on Oct 13, 2020
Your current legal guardian is the only person who has the right to hold a minor's Social Security card. Anyone else can get in trouble with the federal government for trying to hold on to it.
answered on Feb 26, 2020
Supplemental Needs Trusts (also called Special Needs Trusts) are a very specialized area of law. I strongly recommend that you meet with an experienced planning attorney to assist you. It is impossible to answer your question without a lot more information.
Soon after she took my daughter's money she kicked her out without notice or reimbursement and left my daughter homeless in a strange place. There is more but as you see it's a long story
answered on Nov 9, 2018
Assuming you can prove it, and it occurred in Oregon, your daughter simply needs to review everything in detail with a landlord-tenant attorney who practices in the same geographic area as the rental. Good luck.
My only source of income is SSDI and I am not employed. The housing specialist is doing an annual income review. I am afraid my rent will be raised or I will lose my housing voucher because I have saved more than $2000 in my checking account.
answered on Oct 19, 2016
I am not clear what means test you are worried about? SSDI is not like SSI - you can have more then $2,000 saved and you won't lose money from your next SSDI payment. However, you may have to keep your total assets level down low in order to qualify for section "8" housing which... Read more »
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