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Q: What is the statuette of limitations on food stamp fraud by a social worker for DHR?

My ex-wife is a social worker for DHR in Alabama. After child birth, she decided to not go back to work. She then applied for food stamps and said I left them and she was all alone......which was a total lie. I had no idea about this. I found out much later and asked her to not re-apply......which... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Aug 4, 2016

Possibly but you may have some exposure.If you don't have a divorce lawyer you may want to consult one on the constant threats. Right now you don't know the law (and she doesn't but is manipulating).

1 Answer | Asked in Public Benefits and Child Support for Alabama on
Q: Will Alabama dhr serve someone at their Job if they are state employed?

The ncp in my case is moving out of town and will not tell me where. However, he works at a state correctional facility in Bessemer and I was wondering would they serve him there if they can not locate a home address?

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on Aug 4, 2016

If they can't yes. His attorney may want to know that so that he can make arrangements to make nice nice.

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Employment Law and Public Benefits for Alabama on
Q: I have been notified that my former employer is appealing the award of my unemployment benefits from the OESC.

My former employer has retained 3rd party help to represent them at the hearing. I assume they are lawyers. Do I need legal representation for this hearing? Also, I live in Alabama, but it is the OESC that is handling my claim.

Marshall Jason Ray
Marshall Jason Ray answered on Mar 19, 2016

Although Unemployment Insurance appeal hearings are typically less formal than a court setting, you could be at a considerable disadvantage if your employer has representation and you do not. The third party representing your employer is not necessarily an attorney, as non-lawyers are usually... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Public Benefits for Alabama on
Q: If i have an open case for child support in al, can the childs mother open up a case in callifornia?

There is no order of custody and neither one of us live in California. We both went to cali for me to work. ShE went to get public assistance and didn't say she had put my name down in the process. Plus we bothave live in alabama. What can I do to fight this?

Mr. James Parrish Coleman
Mr. James Parrish Coleman answered on Oct 25, 2015

If you have an open case in Alabama for child support, the case will stay in Alabama.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Public Benefits for Alabama on
Q: If i have an open case for child support in al, can the childs mother open up a case in callifornia?

There is no order of custody and neither one of us live in California. We both went to cali for me to work. ShE went to get public assistance and didn't say she had put my name down in the process. What can I do to fight this?

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Oct 22, 2015

Hire a private attorney in California, or so it appears. More facts are needed to point you in the right direction.

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Q: MY DAUGHTER IS RECEIVING SECTION 8. IS THERE ANY AMOUNT SHE CAN EARN WITHOUT LOSING HER BENEFIT?
Mr. Joshua Benjamin Key
Mr. Joshua Benjamin Key answered on Apr 12, 2011

Section 8 has income limits that must be observed. If your home is above a certain income limit you lose your Section 8 eligibility. Please see the link below to determine the amount for your area.

http://www.huduser.org/portal/datasets/il/il2010/select_Geography.odn

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