answered on May 2, 2023
If the father of the stepson is receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI) from the Social Security Administration (SSA), it is unlikely that the stepson would be entitled to any of that money directly. SSI is a needs-based program that provides cash assistance to people who are aged, blind, or... Read more »
answered on Jan 31, 2021
Yes, Social Security generally does not pay Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients during confinement for a crime in jail, prison or certain other public institutions. See, https://www.ssa.gov/pubs/EN-05-10133.pdf.
For SSI benefits, the law states that you cannot... Read more »
I went into a nursing home right after hip surgery for less than a month. Well no one at social security office changed my address and now they are deducting a yrs worth out of my check because they claim I was in a nursing home a yr. I was in only for 24 days. So I told them well one agent... Read more »
answered on Nov 9, 2020
Keep talking to SSA. Attorneys frequently work out deals for payment, and later SSA changes things on them. In this case, it sounds like if you get paid for the missing year, your attorney might actually get more money. I would at least discuss the situation with your attorney to find out what they... Read more »
answered on Sep 11, 2020
A vocational expert (VE) plays a significant role in a Social Security disability hearing. A VE is an expert witness who knows about job requirements and job availability in the current labor market. At the hearing before the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ), the VE will give his expert opinion in... Read more »
I teach in a public school and am currently 53 and dating someone. Are there still benefits to be paid out to me from ex’s SS if my kids already got money? If so, would I have to wait until age 67 to receive? If I’ve worked steadily from age 21 is it even worth it for me to think about that... Read more »
answered on Mar 19, 2020
The fact that your children drew benefits against your ex husband's earnings record will have no effect on your eventual ability to draw against his earnings record but you must have been married for at least 10 years, you can't draw until he starts drawing, and you can't draw until... Read more »
Will this make him lose his disability? Or how does he keep from losing his disability benefits? rental properties and other real estate has to be divided
answered on Sep 9, 2019
As a Virginia Social Security Disability lawyer, I can tell you this divorce should have no impact on his disability. However, he should verify this with his divorce lawyer.
My husband was hurt on the job, July 2017 and has not worked since then. He is 58 years old now and worked in the coal mines, doing underground work. Signed up for ssdi in Dec 2017, was denied, we hired and attorney, reconsideration denied, appeal filed and we got this notice from ssdi. Then 2... Read more »
answered on Apr 8, 2019
Since he is over 55 with less than a high school education and he cannot do his prior work, he should have a great chance. I base this opinion on 35 years of Social Security Disability practice in the Richmond, Virginia area.
I would be the plaintiff
I'm searching for an excellent trial attorney on a success fee basis
Extreme injustice done
This doesn't involve probate, it involves litigation
It involves social security disability money, breach of fiduciary duty, fraudulent... Read more »
answered on Jan 30, 2019
If you're alleging someone was killed then the police and prosecutor would handle that on the criminal law side of your question.
I'm low income on SSD (not SSI), I can't afford market rent. I'm owner of & been paying on a Term Life $15,000 policy for 13 years on my ex & need the proceeds to pay off bills so I can maintain my regular monthly expenses. My concerns are that if I choose to rent subsidized... Read more »
answered on Jan 18, 2019
I regret that I do not handle insurance policy maters. Sorry.
answered on Mar 14, 2018
The previous conviction is essential in proving the second.
My husband has congestive heart failure. He was diagnosed in 2009, and could've filed for disability then (he met the criteria), but was only 37. He wanted to work if he could. This year his symptoms grew worse and he had to stop. We filed for disability in August, SS had his medical records... Read more »
answered on Dec 22, 2017
You can call the claims examiner for an update. Also, you can acquire attorney representation at the initial application level. You do not need to wait until you are denied.
I would prefer not to press charges. She is being uncooperative. What can I do.
answered on Dec 18, 2017
If you don't want to press charges, you can contact the credit card company and ask them to cancel the card and any transactions your mother ran on the card. You may be able to file a civil lawsuit against her, but you'd almost certainly have to pay an attorney a significant retainer and... Read more »
I work for a federal government agency (Org A), while representing and employed through Org A, I assisted a separate federal government agency (Org B) on a project. For my contributions upon completion of the project, Org B gave me a small monetary award. After a long 2-year HR process between Org... Read more »
answered on Jan 7, 2018
I'm very sorry that this happened. You should understand, though, that no matter how jarring or tortious an act may be that certain strict time limits apply. I believe that your factual scenario may touch upon two areas of the law - the first is state tort law and the second is federal... Read more »
I turn 70 in March of 2018. I've been told that the amount will increase then. I would like to know the new amount to expect, so I can better plan.
answered on Nov 1, 2017
It is my understanding if you "delay" taking benefits until age 70 then you receive higher benefits. However, this does not appear to be your case since you did not "delay" taking benefits. You should of course check with your Social Security Office to make sure nothing higher... Read more »
I've been denied 3 times now and need help.
answered on Sep 26, 2017
Your application for SSI or welfare disability is dependent on your age, your past work, your education and skills, your impairments, and the medical care you receive. Generally, if you are under age 50, you have to show you cannot do "any" job in the economy. You have to show you cannot... Read more »
If I qualify
answered on Jul 31, 2017
If you have a disability that precludes you from any gainful work based on your age, past work experience, and education then yes you can apply.
answered on Mar 17, 2017
You did not say your age. However, it can be a struggle to get Social Security Disability. So if you can I would advise working as long as you can.
answered on Aug 22, 2016
Generally speaking, social security is offset by your child support payments. Talk with a Family Law attorney for more information.
If he should die, would my daughter be entitled to survivor's benefits?They have 3 daughters the eldest is 16 and the youngest 2 and a half.
answered on Mar 15, 2017
If he has Social Security Disability, then there would be survivorship benefits for the children. If he has Supplemental Security Income (SSI), there is no survivorship benefits because SSI is welfare disability.
I am not working now
answered on Aug 17, 2016
First you can have an account--it just can't have more than $2500 in it. Best bet is to see if you can work out a "spend down"
but first check with legal aid/legal services to see if under your facts you can ask for a "waiver" of the condition of having a bank... Read more »
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