Texas Tax Code Section 11.13 provides exemptions for both the elderly and for homeowners with disabilities, but the specifics of the exemptions may differ. Section 11.13(c) details the exemption for individuals who are disabled as defined by federal Social Security guidelines, while Section...View More
To access your Social Security account, you should go to the official Social Security Administration (SSA) website and locate the "my Social Security" section. From there, you can log in if you already have an account, or you can create one by clicking on “Create an Account” and...View More
SocSec website only refers to policy decisions in POMS and never refers to any law giving it authority to make someone forfiet full retirement benefits because they are on SSI. This seems to be unlawful.
I'm forced pro se by federal law due to student loans. I'm in fed court... View More
You may want to consider consulting the Legal Information Institute at Cornell Law School’s website, which provides access to the USC. Additionally, reaching out to legal aid organizations or advocacy groups for the elderly or disabled might provide you with assistance or direction. It’s also...View More
I have Lumbar Spondylisthesis, Thoracic Spine Pain and Thoracic Spondylosis. I suffer from a lot of back spasms, through pain that travels from my spine to my stomach causing intense nausea which makes me curl up and instantly puts me out of work any day. It's increased in severity over the... View More
If you are unable to work a standard 40-hour workweek due to a disability, you may be eligible for disability benefits through Social Security. The Social Security Administration considers whether a person has a medical condition that significantly limits their ability to perform basic work...View More
Finding an attorney for a civil action against the Social Security Administration (SSA) after an appeal loss can be challenging. In Tennessee, consider seeking an attorney with expertise in administrative law or disability law. Local bar associations, legal aid organizations, and disability...View More
If you receive Social Security disability benefits, engaging in activities like running a nonprofit can affect your benefits if it is considered "substantial gainful activity" (SGA). The Social Security Administration (SSA) allows beneficiaries to work while receiving disability benefits...View More
Certainly, I understand your concerns. In many states, there are programs that provide compensation to family members serving as caregivers for individuals with special needs. Eligibility and the specifics of these programs can vary widely by state. If you're considering becoming a paid...View More
Each case is unique, with appeals typically based on procedural errors, incorrect application of the law, or new evidence. The success of an appeal depends on the specific facts and legal issues involved. You can research case law or consult with an attorney who has experience in criminal appeals...View More
he Social Security Administration (SSA) has specific income limits for individuals receiving disability benefits. If you exceed these limits due to work, the SSA may consider you as performing "Substantial Gainful Activity" (SGA). If the SSA determines that you were engaging in SGA during...View More
I have become disabled and am waiting for SSI/SSDI. I am putting in a second appeal. Over the summer I won a class action suite for a decent sum. If I were to cash that sum, would I be disqualified for SSI/SSDI? Also, I am moving to subsidized housing in Orange MA.
My 23 year old daughter is mentally disabled and receives SSI and I am her payee. We recently opened an ABLE account for her to transfer a 529 into since she will never be able to use the money for education. As her payee do I have to contact SSI and notify them of the account? I understand that as... View More
As a representative payee for your daughter who receives SSI, it's your responsibility to report changes that might affect her benefits. While it's true that funds in an ABLE account, up to $100,000, are exempt from counting as resources for SSI purposes, it's still generally a good...View More
They've not been together since the 1970s but are still legally married. Mom can't afford to file for divorce&even if she did, there's no guarantee dad would agree to it. He doesn't deserve to receive her benefits, she doesn't want him to get them. She wants them to go... View More
I understand your concerns. In the U.S., if your parents are still legally married, your father might be eligible for certain Social Security benefits upon your mother's passing, regardless of their prolonged separation. Your mother's wishes about her benefits cannot change Social...View More
Privacy standards and legal protections differ from country to country. Lebanon will have its own set of regulations and laws concerning privacy and educational institutions. To truly understand your rights and the legality of the school's actions, it's crucial to consult local legal...View More
My daughter is disabled and works a part-time job. Her employer is shifting the employees to a new company and in the process is going to pay out any accrued vacation before the move. The new company is eliminating PTO for part-time workers, so it can't carry over. This will definitely put her... View More
The Social Security Administration (SSA) typically views payments in lieu of vacation as wages if they're paid because of a termination or change in employment status. These wages could impact your daughter's eligibility for Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) if they exceed the...View More
I was a illegal resident since I was 1 year old until I got approved for DACA when I was 16 years old. An year later, due to a death in the family, my parents decided to go back to Mexico and I did not apply for advance parole. My DACA expired and I was not old enough to make my own decision in... View More
If you received DACA and then departed the United States without obtaining advance parole, it's considered an exit without a lawful status. Exiting the U.S. without a lawful status after being present unlawfully for more than 180 days but less than a year typically triggers a three-year bar...View More
If a parent or guardian realizes that a minor child was eligible for Social Security benefits and didn't claim them, they can potentially receive retroactive payments. The Social Security Administration (SSA) generally allows for up to six months of retroactive benefits from the date of...View More
Good luck with that. If a person or company wants to hire you as an employee, they are required to obtain a Form W-9 and Form I-9 and to remit payroll taxes. They will need your social security number.
I get social security on my spouse's record (50% of the amount they receive). I want to get a divorce. We've been married 50 years, so I understand that I can get the same amount as an ex-spouse. Will my benefits transition automatically? Will I have to reapply? Will there be a delay in... View More
In California, if you've been married for at least 10 years and are 62 or older, you can receive Social Security benefits based on your ex-spouse's record after a divorce. Since you've been married for 50 years, you qualify. If already receiving spousal benefits, they should...View More
I have navigated my life with this condition since I was around 10 yrs old. In the past 7 years the swelling in my legs from the knee down has grown significantly. I have to push myself to the limits everyday just to get thru work. And to add to the intense pain that feel daily my left MCL is... View More
The court associated with the file number they gave for the garnishment has informed me that they have no garnishment order. I believe it is a clerical error, but all the representatives from SSA I’ve spoken to don’t have access to those files and won’t tell me who does. They inform me to... View More
Hi there! If you believe there's a clerical error with the Social Security Administration (SSA) regarding a garnishment order, you should first send a written request to the SSA asking for a copy of the alleged garnishment order. Use certified mail with a return receipt to have a record of...View More
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