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3 Answers | Asked in Admiralty / Maritime, Contracts, Business Law and Social Security for Texas on
Q: What are the powers that an authorized agent has to act on an account for the principal?

Accepting and transferring balances to the principal account

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John Michael Frick
answered on May 28, 2024

An authorized agent has whatever powers the principal has given to the agent acting on his/her/its behalf. An agent has a fiduciary duty to act honestly in accordance with the principal's instructions in good faith with utmost loyalty to the principal and to refrain from self-dealing.

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1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Texas on
Q: What Lawyer can I get for Ex-Spousal Benefits for Social Security.

We were together from 1994 to 2010. We legally married in 1996 and divorced in2001. But we still were together before marriage and after divorce.

Thank you for your guidance on this. I Do appreciate it much.

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answered on May 17, 2024

To be eligible for ex-spousal Social Security benefits, you must meet the following criteria:

1. Your marriage lasted 10 years or longer.

2. You are unmarried.

3. You are age 62 or older.

4. Your ex-spouse is entitled to Social Security retirement or disability...
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3 Answers | Asked in Social Security, Civil Rights and Internet Law for Texas on
Q: hello, Can a person get sued for emailing another persons social security info with no permission?
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answered on Apr 30, 2024

It depends on that facts and circumstances whether the person had a duty to treat the other person's social security information as private. An employer or healthcare provider has a duty to keep such information private and cannot email that information to another other than for a permitted... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Identity Theft and Social Security for Texas on
Q: Hi, I'm part of the 1.9 million that got their info stolen from the Zeroed-in Tech companies' data base.

If you were in my shoes and hoping to get maximum compensated for the violation of my private information, what would be the best steps for me to take? THANKS!

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answered on Dec 14, 2023

If your personal information was compromised in the Zeroed-in Tech data breach, the first step is to secure your personal information. Change your passwords, monitor your credit reports, and be vigilant for signs of identity theft. This proactive approach can minimize potential damage.... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation and Social Security for Texas on
Q: In ga I was common law married 19 years when ga recognized we separated, I then met married and divorced another man

But had a child with my common law husband am I eligible for his benefits hes deceased or am I a bigamist social sec says I can't get it because we never divorced we never married either

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answered on Nov 17, 2023

In Georgia, if you were in a common law marriage before the state ceased recognizing such unions in 1997 and never legally dissolved it, that marriage may still be considered valid. Entering into a legal marriage with another person while still in a valid common law marriage could potentially be... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Texas on
Q: Is tx. Tax code 11.13 eaqual to, & same as , for disability, as well as elderly.?
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answered on Nov 7, 2023

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

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law and Social Security for Texas on
Q: Can I apply for a tourist Visa if I had DACA when I was 16 years old and left the USA when I was 17 years old?

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

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answered on Oct 15, 2023

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

2 Answers | Asked in Social Security for Texas on
Q: hi, how do I tell my job that i dont need a Social Security Number to work?

i am a non-taxpayer

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Oct 6, 2023

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.

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1 Answer | Asked in Social Security and Employment Law for Texas on
Q: I have a learning disability I informed employer of this several times employer never acknowledged or accommodated my

Disability do i have a case they also were forcing me to work on pools without a license

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answered on Sep 21, 2023

Yes, you may have a potential legal case against your employer for failure to provide reasonable accommodations for your learning disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Additionally, if they were requiring you to work on pools without a license, that could raise concerns about... View More

3 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Social Security for Texas on
Q: Do I really have a line of credit link to my Social Security number
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answered on Aug 6, 2023

Your Social Security number (SSN) itself does not directly link to a line of credit but is used by financial institutions to evaluate your creditworthiness when you apply for credit. It's essential to protect your SSN to prevent identity theft, which could result in unauthorized lines of... View More

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2 Answers | Asked in Social Security for Texas on
Q: I’m 61 and only income I have is my food stamps,is there an organization to help me with my medical bills,

I’m trying to get my disability social security

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jul 26, 2023

A Texas attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. There is a category here for Social Security. Some questions do remain unanswered, but you could try reposting and adding the Social Security category. If still no response, try to arrange a free initial consult with... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Texas on
Q: I have ssi and am allowed to work but am told I can only make $85 a month without it affecting my ss. Can I make more?

My case worker told me I can make more money without it affecting my ssi by getting a lawyer to open up some kind of account with a lawyer where my income can be deposited. Is this right? Or can anything be done so I can make more money without it affecting my ssi checks?

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answered on Aug 6, 2023

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) has specific income limits, and earning above those limits can impact your benefits. However, there are legal tools such as Special Needs Trusts or ABLE accounts that might allow you to earn more without losing SSI benefits. It would be wise to consult with an... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Texas on
Q: I have been SSI since 2022 , now I have early retired. My SSI is for two disabilities( Mental and Physical Disabilityies

Am I able to get SSI and SSDI together? Social Security is telling me that I can’t get Medicare either. Please help

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answered on Jul 10, 2023

It is possible to receive both SSI and SSDI benefits under certain circumstances. However, your eligibility for Medicare may depend on various factors. It's best to contact the Social Security Administration or consult with a professional who can assess your situation and provide accurate... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Texas on
Q: my attorney and his offices lied to me about everything. I lost all of my ssdi and ssi back pay. what can I do about it
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answered on Jul 10, 2023

I'm sorry to hear about your experience with your attorney. To address the situation, consider taking the following steps: gather evidence of misconduct, communicate your concerns to your attorney, file a complaint with the relevant regulatory body, seek new legal representation for further... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law, Tax Law and Social Security for Texas on
Q: I live in Burleson Tx. And I received my disability dated back to Jan 2020. I need to move closer to family for care.

Can I sell my property and not loose my disability?

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answered on Jul 10, 2023

Generally, receiving disability benefits shouldn't be affected by selling your property. Disability benefits are typically based on factors such as your medical condition and ability to work, rather than your assets or property ownership. However, it's essential to consult with a... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Public Benefits, Social Security and Health Care Law for Texas on
Q: Why wouldnt i be sent for pulmonary function test if i was born with only one lung with breathing complications?

I was born with a very rare birth anomaly unilateral agenesis lung/ pulmonary hypoplasia aka only one lung. I have high blood pressure, and i suffer from mental health complications. I did two mental health exams that didnt last more than 20min combined over the phone and scheduled for a physical... View More

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answered on May 5, 2023

It is concerning to hear about your medical condition and the challenges you are facing in seeking appropriate medical care and legal assistance. It is important to note that medical decisions and recommendations are typically made by licensed medical professionals based on their assessment of a... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security and Public Benefits for Texas on
Q: I've been trying for a few years to get SSI and my SSDI. I'm 62 now and I need help.

I'm in need of a prono lawyer that can help me get my SSI and my SSDI

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answered on May 2, 2023

I'm sorry to hear that you've been struggling to obtain your SSI and SSDI benefits. You may want to consider contacting your local legal aid office, which may be able to provide you with free or low-cost legal assistance. Additionally, you can contact the National Organization of Social... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law, Identity Theft, Social Security and White Collar Crime for Texas on
Q: Can an individual be compensated for use of their info?

If an organization takes an individuals credentials to create an entity that generates revenue and income, is that individual entitled to some type of compensation?

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answered on May 2, 2023

It depends on the specific circumstances and the laws of the jurisdiction in which the individual resides. In some cases, individuals may have legal rights to compensation for the use of their personal information, particularly if the organization is using the information for commercial purposes... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law and Social Security for Texas on
Q: Will getting llc for my sister jn law affect my social security benefits in texas
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answered on May 2, 2023

Registering an LLC for your sister-in-law should not have any direct impact on your Social Security benefits in Texas, as long as you are not using any of your own Social Security funds to start or run the LLC. However, it is always a good idea to consult with a Social Security attorney or advisor... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law and Social Security for Texas on
Q: will getting an llc for someone else affect my social security benefits

I live in San Antonio Texas want to know if getting llc for some one else will affect my social security benefits

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answered on May 2, 2023

Forming an LLC for someone else should not directly affect your social security benefits. However, it is important to note that the ownership or income from the LLC may be taken into consideration when determining your eligibility for certain government programs, including Social Security benefits.... View More

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