A friend is currently homeless and has applied for SSI benefits in Tennessee. They have not been approved or denied. They wish to move to Iowa where I live. Will they need to start a new application process, or can they just notify the Social Security Office of a change of address?
answered on Aug 30, 2022
Your friend can just update her address with Social Security when she moves at either the local Social Security field office or by calling the national Social Security number at 1-800-772-1213. Since Social Security is a Federal program, it will carry over when she moves to a new state. There is no... Read more »
so I'm wondering if applying for ssdi, should I bother separation or just go for divorce? I have no income myself. My husband makes the money.
answered on Jun 26, 2020
SSDI generally does not have income or asset limits, so it generally doesn't matter whether you're married, separated or divorced. But you have to have been working and paid payroll taxes for 5 out of the last 10 years before you became disabled to technically qualify for SSDI.
answered on Dec 31, 2019
Contact your local Social Security Administrative office and request an explanation.
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answered on Jun 21, 2018
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answered on Oct 5, 2016
Assuming you think you may need her for Social Security hearing, doesn't make sense to get into it with her. Most therapists if they aren't in a big practice don't have someone who copies things, so they either have to hire someone or do it themselves. If it were a hospital or other... Read more »
We are both single, were married for more than 10 years and he is a year older than me.
answered on Aug 10, 2016
Depends on type of ex. Check with SS office on that. However if he was a spouse, here's the deal:
you look to max by getting your spousal benefit when the spouse retires (not just when you reach age):... Read more »
We want to get married very much. My fiancee is from Iowa. I'm currently in Georgia for test. Lawyer says I should stay here in the va hospital it will lookgood for his disability. I'm from chicago hthe va flew down to geroga to get specialist on my back. Can we move the hearing up. We... Read more »
answered on Sep 17, 2014
If you have an attorney you should follow his advice. However, marriage does not affect the receipt of Social Security Disability but only the receipt of SSI or welfare disability.
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