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0 Answers | Asked in Public Benefits and Workers' Compensation for Arkansas on
Q: If I was fired from my CNA job in 2020 at the local hospital, can I cash out my 401K?

I worked there for 4 years. Was fired for using phone during work hours.

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Rights and Public Benefits for Missouri on
Q: I am being denied snap benefits because I plead guilty to possession of controlled substance . I completed treatment and

Was approved for expedited snap. I received a partial snap benefit because I am without income due to diabetes with complications. Now the snap office wants a drug test to continue my benefits and I havent the funds to pay 160.00 for a drug test. I am a honorably discharged army sergeant and have... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Public Benefits for Missouri on
Q: I am being denied snap benefits because I plead guilty to possession of controlled substance I completed treatment 2004

I Was approved for expedited snap. I received a partial snap benefit because I am without income due to diabetes with complications. Now the snap office wants a drug test to continue my benefits and I havent the funds to pay 160.00 for a drug test. I am a honorably discharged army sergeant and have... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Public Benefits for Missouri on
Q: I am being denied snap benefits because I plead guilty to possession of controlled substance I completed treatment 2004

I Was approved for expedited snap. I received a partial snap benefit because I am without income due to diabetes with complications. Now the snap office wants a drug test to continue my benefits and I havent the funds to pay 160.00 for a drug test. I am a honorably discharged army sergeant and have... Read more »

Q: What is the likely penalty if any, statute of limitations, for theft of Federal Head Start funds?

Is it common for the FBI/DOJ to take a tolerant, no jail, minimal penalty/reimbursement approach to those determined to be guilty of using Head Start dollars for vacations and personal use?

0 Answers | Asked in Business Law and Public Benefits for California on
Q: We voted and filed to elect wind up and dissolve the small NPO but board disagree. What can we do?

The vote is 16/28 members. SOS has not processed our mailed form based on the date we can see on SOS website. The board just came out new rules (new SOP) to mandate members involvement and fees. Since we (16 members) do not want to participate anything further, it is a way to force us out. Can... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Public Benefits for Colorado on
Q: In public programs I.e. SNAP determinations can SDIT costs be deducted from eligibility the same as a trained SD?

I know after training, all costs for SD is deductible from state services as SNAP. In Colorado, is this also for SDIT as it is stated concerning “any programs, services, or activities conducted by a public entity (human services).

0 Answers | Asked in Public Benefits, Agricultural Law and Animal / Dog Law for Colorado on
Q: In public programs I.e. SNAP determinations can SDIT costs be deducted from eligibility the same as a trained SD?

I know after training, all costs for SD is deductible from state services as SNAP. In Colorado, is this also for SDIT as it is stated concerning “any programs, services, or activities conducted by a public entity (human services).

0 Answers | Asked in Public Benefits for South Carolina on
Q: Ioverpaid 32 days/16K while on ST and lLT DA. SC is state Emailed and called. Told inactive. No paycheck. Kept rec both

Do I have to pay back when they would not fix the issue. And would not correct.

0 Answers | Asked in Health Care Law, Tax Law, Banking and Public Benefits for California on
Q: California. I won 65k on an online sweeps site. I am currently receiving IHSS and Medi Cal and Medicare.

I am on SSDI and am under 65 years of age. How will this win effect my benefits? I owe over 20k to my sister for monies received over last 2 years so I can pay her back. I owe back rent of 10k i can pay to help with the paydown so i dont go over any asset limit there may be. But if I won 65k... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Public Benefits, Real Estate Law, Elder Law and Small Claims for California on
Q: I missed a short cause hearing in an unlawful detainer case. How do I get judgement vacated or hearing reschedule.

I missed the hearing. I have bipolar with schizoaffective disorder. owner did not disclose we both participate in the COVID 19 rent relief program.

Owner refused payment in full, 3 days before filling.

It's retaliation for reporting associate for stealing social security... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law, Government Contracts and Public Benefits for Pennsylvania on
Q: State of Virginia was visiting with parent, found a bag of expired opiates and fentanyl patches and seen kids around

So I didn't dispose of them immediately but didn't get the chance to anyway. Police caught up to me/ took my prepaid cell phone battery dying badly/ kept insisting I had names that pills were going from and when they kept harassing me of it/ I told them Santa Claus/ Bugs Bunny/ etc.. the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Health Care Law, Public Benefits and Social Security for Texas on
Q: What law sections and codes do I look for when I am have lung agenesis ICD 10 code Q33.3 which is nationally covered ssa

Im 36 born with lung agenesis aka only one lung, I have severe mental health issues, I have the required amount of work credits and my ICD 10 code Q33.3 is nationally covered under the Americans with disabilities act but the ssa says that my condition is not as severe as I think it is. The... Read more »

Elizabeth Fowler Lunn
Elizabeth Fowler Lunn answered on May 8, 2022

You can read the regulations related to Social Security regulations to see how Social Security considers claims for disability benefits. SSA is making a decision as to whether your medical issues are so severe that they prevent you from doing all work that exists in the national economy. The ICD 10... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Land Use & Zoning and Public Benefits for Georgia on
Q: Is it legal for an HOA to construct a wall on private property that obstructs a public road?

If you have any questions, visit greatwallofpeachtreecity.com

For positional context, search “The Great Wall of Peachtree City” on Google Maps.

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law, Civil Rights, Gov & Administrative Law and Public Benefits for Georgia on
Q: What if I am 17? Could I still sign an affidavit with my father's permission? O.C.G.A. § 50-36-1

I am 17 and would like to get an Egg Candling Certification so I can sell my eggs. But the O.C.G.A. § 50-36-1 Affidavit says 18 and older. can my mother and father submit something on my behalf?

1 Answer | Asked in Public Benefits, Federal Crimes and Small Claims for Michigan on
Q: A school administrative building was throwing out their chairs and desks. Is it illegal to take one?
Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers answered on May 3, 2022

I think the safest course of action would be to contact the school and ask.

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, Municipal Law and Public Benefits for Mississippi on
Q: Juror was talked into voting guilty

I had a trial last year, was found guilty... there was a juror that was a very good friend, since the day after the verdict he has been feeling bad about it cause he was talked into voting yes so they could go home ..it was on a Friday at 4:30 p.m. in "Brookhaven, MS

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Gov & Administrative Law and Public Benefits for Indiana on
Q: Can a Def charged with Medicaid fraud, request the Court to require Medicaid to exhaust its administrative remedies?

The Defendant was charged with Medicaid Fraud as a supplier of beds to nursing homes in 2016 to 2020. It is my understanding Medicaid is supposed to initiate an audit of that supplier and not pursue criminal charges until the audit has been completed. The Defendant was never a part of an audit.... Read more »

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