Generally, if you receive SSI, then you cannot have more than $2,000 of countable assets. So yes, ordinarily an inheritance would disqualify you for SSI... and Medi-Cal. It may be possible for the executor of your father's estate to create a special needs trust for you. Contact an attorney...Read more »
I was wondering if using a random SSN illegal. I read a couple articles and it said that using a random SSN is not illegal but you have to use your real name. A couple months later, I saw another article and it said that a man was charged for using someone elses SSN. Which one is correct?
I was denied SS a few years ago in Texas. I have since moved to California and am receiving better healthcare treatment than in Tx. I have confirmed my diagnosises by my new doctor. With that, I want to appeal my denial asap.
If you received a denial a few years ago you will need to reapply for Social Security Disability benefits. The deadline to appeal a decision is 60 days (plus 5 for mailing) from the date on your denial letter. In certain circumstances you can re-open a prior claim, but most often it must be done...Read more »
My Spouse Was A Hard Alcoholic, Hes 30 Years Old, Had Seizure And A Little Liver Problems. He's Also Dealing With Depression And Anxiety. He Takes Seroquel For His Mental Issues. Just Wanting To Know If He Qualifys For Social Security Benefits?
If your husband is unable to work due to his mental conditions (depression and anxiety) he should apply for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. Social Security considers you to be disabled if 1) You cannot do work that you did before; 2) You cannot adjust to other work because of your...Read more »
Your son should continue to appeal the denial. It's very common for claimants, including disabled veterans to be denied at the initial application and reconsideration levels. Your son's best chance for approval will likely be at the Administrative Hearing Level. I recommend that he...Read more »
My uncle is using his checks for personal use. I want to take him under my care but I am unable because they will not release information regarding his heath insurance or disability. I am his next of Kin, what steps can I take action in he is currently 6 hours away.
If you feel that your father is being financially abused by his brother the first step would be to file a report with adult protective services in your area. You may also want to file a petition for appointment of yourself as conservator of the person and estate of your father. Consult with an...Read more »
Over the years I have also received aid from the county. I went to court years ago over this and I don't owe the money. The father never asked for or wanted $ thru the county. I have also gotten married and had a son who is now 18. My husband is now disabled and we are broke and homeless. My... Read more »
You need to file a claim with the California franchise tax board to receive your money back. Gather your evidence together to show that you were not receiving public aid at the time and that any income you had was your own, and that is what you were using to support yourself. If you were married...Read more »
My wife passed away in 04,she was collecting social security at the time.I applied for survivors benefits and was denied.Aren'I entitled to at least a portion of what she paid into for 30 years? That was her hard earned money and for the government to keep it.Please advise,I am a retired... Read more »
The P&R report stated I needed another surgery. At that time had used up all my disability and workers comp money and i got let go not too long after that. I have not been the same since then. Daily activities are harsh on my arm and hand. I have few gaps in employment because I dread the... Read more »
you may always file for Social Security Disability benefits, just keep in mind most are denied in the first application AND you need CURRENT Medical Evidence (not your observations, a medical doctor's written observations and diagnosis) to succeed in the Social Security Disability application...Read more »
Cannot really understand your question. If you are asking what does Social Security Indemnity offer for someone that receives a WC lump sum settlement the answer is nothing. If you want to know how to not lose SSI benefits when receiving a lump sum the answer is the hartman formula which based on...Read more »
The first time I denied her request for an accommodation, she asked to pay rent late because of her limited income, but I denied her because waiting three days would be an undue hardship on me. My son who is one of 4 tenants, feels uncomfortable living with a female roommate, so I asked her to sign... Read more »
The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me on my law practice website. This answer does not constitute legal advice; make any predictions, guarantees, or warranties; or create any...Read more »
No, but if you get your social security payments electronically deposited in to a bank account, it is possible the creditors may levy the account not knowing the money in it is from social security. If that levy happens, it is on you to contest the levy and inform the creditor that the money...Read more »
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