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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Support, Gov & Administrative Law and Social Security for Washington on
Q: What the procedure for obtaining a copy of a court order issued from washington state child support agency I'm my child

I'm trying to find the process to obtain a copy of the court order that was given to garnish my social security for child support arrears.

What forms do I need.

I'm retired and on social security how do I and what forms do I need to file to stop the garnishment of my... View More

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answered on May 27, 2024

To obtain a copy of the court order issued by the Washington State Child Support Agency, you should contact the Washington State Division of Child Support (DCS). You can request the court order and your complete financial history from them. It's best to do this in writing, providing your case... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Support and Social Security for Washington on
Q: Hello, I'm a 62 on social security and being garnished $600 out of $1001for child support arrears need stopped

My ex is remarried my girls are grown 33 and 31 and the youngest is married I can't live in $400 per month it's my only income this case is out of Washington State child support Pierce county is there someone that anyone can recommend to look at my case that does probono I have paperwork... View More

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answered on May 17, 2024

I'm so sorry to hear about the difficult situation you're in with the child support arrears and garnishment leaving you with very little to live on each month. It sounds extremely stressful and frustrating, especially since your children are now adults.

Here are a few suggestions...
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Q: Disabled person selling a house to move oversea - consequences?

My parents live in Washington state, and my mother is disabled receiving SSDI and long term care service where a caregiver comes to her house every day. They live in a house they jointly own, no mortgage. They're both seniors, and now they miss their home country, so they decided to move back... View More

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answered on Mar 29, 2024

Selling a house and moving overseas can have several implications for your parents, particularly regarding their Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Medicaid benefits. First, it's important to note that SSDI benefits are typically not affected by the sale of a primary residence or... View More

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Q: How do we find a lawyer that deals with SSI direct express my friend has been locked out of her card

My friend can’t access her money and has had to borrow money to pay her bills and we have called our local ssi office and they said to call customer service and neither claim to be able to help and we have even tried to contact department of treasury and nobody claims to have control of the card... View More

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answered on Feb 22, 2024

To find a lawyer experienced with Social Security Income (SSI) and Direct Express issues, consider reaching out to legal aid organizations in your area that specialize in disability rights or financial issues. Many of these organizations offer free or low-cost services to individuals facing... View More

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Q: I have a bit of a back story for my question so please bare with me.

I was receiving ssd benefits that were terminated due to incarceration. I was released in early 2018 and I took a lot but to re apply for my benefits. I was denied so I got a law firm to help me with my case. They were very unprofessional during the process and' took over two years to get my... View More

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answered on Dec 6, 2023

It sounds like you are facing a challenging situation with the handling of your Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits and back pay. The issues you've described with your legal representation and the irregularities in your SSD payments are concerning.

Firstly, it's important...
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Q: Do disability lawyers have access to ny medical records
Susan Michele Schaefer
Susan Michele Schaefer
answered on May 24, 2023

No, disability lawyers do not have access to your medical records and neither does Social Security. You must sign a release for the medical provider to send the medical records to a third party, such as your lawyer or Social Security. For example, Social Security will ask you to sign form SSA-827... View More

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Q: Am I eligible for Disabled Adult Child Under SSDI? Or should I apply for SSI?

I am 23, and my disabilities are: Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Social Anxiety disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, and ADHD. These have prevented me from working at all and I have remained dependent on my recently deceased father who has worked in his life, was elderly and was on SSDI before he... View More

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answered on Mar 4, 2023

Based on the information you provided, it sounds like you may be eligible for Disabled Adult Child (DAC) benefits under SSDI. DAC benefits are available to individuals who became disabled before the age of 22 and have a parent who is deceased, disabled, or retired and receiving Social Security... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy and Social Security for Washington on
Q: My only Income is social security. I’m looking For pro Bono bankruptcy info in the Everett WA.
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Sep 23, 2021

Call your local bar association or Legal Aid Society.

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1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Washington on
Q: i am unable to produce a birth certificate or name change records for the social security admin. what do I do

i changed my name nearly 50 years ago and now need to sign up for medicare

Susan Michele Schaefer
Susan Michele Schaefer
answered on Mar 12, 2021

If you are already receiving Social Security retirement or disability benefits, Social Security will automatically enroll you in Medicare Parts A and B, so you don’t need to complete an application.

Otherwise, apply for Medicare online through your my Social Security account. Social...
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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Public Benefits and Social Security for Washington on
Q: after the car has been towed for 45 days, the car has been sold by “Wallys towing”. What should I do?

I am an international student, and I had a car ins Seattle. Because of COVID-19, I planned to go back to my home country, and I will go back to America in next year. My friend who live in Seattle taken care my car, he parked my car on the side of the road, but the car was towed away. After the car... View More

Kenneth Prigmore
Kenneth Prigmore
answered on Nov 12, 2020

Your problem should be dealt with under state or local city law. That means to get the right answer, you need to ask your questions to a Washington State attorney.

I am a Utah attorney. If a car is left too long in the public space in Utah, a tow company can tow it, and eventually sell it....
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1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law, Gov & Administrative Law and Social Security for Washington on
Q: Who is entitled to the stimulus check?

A couple days ago my husband was arrested and will most likely be doing prison time.

We are separated (not legally) and filed married filing jointly for 2019.

When the 1200 for him comes with the stimulus check, am I legally entitled to keeping it?

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Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick
answered on Apr 9, 2020

This is not a legal question. This is a serious family control question--the answer to which will be answered by the two people affected: you and your husband.

I will ask you a question to give you a large hint as to the answer: If your husband was awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery...
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1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy, Consumer Law, Collections and Social Security for Washington on
Q: I need to sue ORS in utah for illegally garnishing my concurrent ssd/ssi benefits for 7 years. How do i do this?
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
answered on Feb 8, 2020

Contact a competent debtors rights attorney near you who can lay out your options.

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law, Child Support and Social Security for Washington on
Q: I’m ilegal in United state I’m have 18 years old my dad kick me out because he don’t want to have expenses with me

I’m come when I’m have 14 years old my mom is in my country she leave me alone because she married with other man and not one can’t take care of me I’m came here my dad change a lot he married with other woman she don’t like me he put me work when I’m have 15 because he don’t want to... View More

Amanda B Cook
Amanda B Cook
answered on Oct 7, 2019

Honey I'm so sorry you're going through this. You should go to Catholic Social Services, if you can find one. If your dad has papers you may be able to get your green card through being a trafficking victim. You might be able to find help here:... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Immigration Law and Social Security for Washington on
Q: I am international student who is issued social security card Can I apply for green card ?
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Lana Elliott
answered on Nov 8, 2018

Unfortunately,being an international student and having a social security card are not sufficient, on their own, grounds to apply for Green Card. There should be family, business, investment, or other relationship that would be a basis for a legal permanent residence (Green Card). I would... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Personal Injury and Social Security for Washington on
Q: Looking for defined period disability for mental disability. I had a severe psychotic episode at work a week ago.

I'm about to be homeless and am not capable of holding a job. I have gone for psychiatric help in the past and received no help. I do not require medication. I've had several severe head injuries but have no record or proof of them.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Oct 9, 2017

You can make a claim but you have to show that you have had a medical disability that has prevented you from work for twelve months or longer. I'm not seeing that you have the medical proof of that.

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Washington on
Q: when 3 children share the total sum of a survivor benefit when only one child remains y isnt that child entitled to the

full amount

Camlinh Nguyen Rogers
Camlinh Nguyen Rogers
answered on Jun 19, 2015

Seek for advice from an experienced social security attorney or locate answers from the Social Security Administration. Good luck. www.aba-us.com

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Washington on
Q: I desperately need phone numbers for overpayment lawyers in seattle wa that are free

Please can anyone help. I need a free lawyer that can help me right away. I am vision impaired and recently found out I owe ssi a lot of money. Its way to much to explain here word limit isn't allowing me to. I just need some free overpayment lawyers to contact. Also, if I get curt off my ssi... View More

Cheryl L Van Ackeren
Cheryl L Van Ackeren
answered on May 17, 2014

You should try one of the legal aid services. The Northwest Justice Project offers free legal aid to low income families.

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