Me, her daughter was POA in her living will but we hadnt been able to finish writing the last will and testament. I am to be the person to inherit her house and make sure it is available for her kids or grandkids to stay in if they should ever need a place We were talking about a dynasty trust or... View More
I'm sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. Navigating estate matters can be complex, especially in situations like yours where the last will and testament was not completed. As the person with power of attorney in her living will, you have a significant role, but it's important to...View More
In Kentucky, Social Security retirement benefits are generally protected from most types of garnishment. Creditors typically cannot garnish these benefits for non-secured debt like credit card bills or personal loans.
However, there are exceptions for certain types of debts, such as...View More
Investing in music and receiving payments based on song performance, such as streams and radio play, while on Social Security disability is generally allowed as it does not affect your disability benefits directly. However, it's advisable to report any additional income to the Social Security...View More
It took over a year after I applied to get approved for survivor benefits. I started receiving the check in May 2023, but still haven't gotten back pay. SSA tells me when I call that the amount I'll get is being calculated or that it's in the payment center. Isn't there a... View More
The Social Security Administration does not have a specific deadline for processing back pay, but they are generally expected to process these payments as promptly as possible. Delays can occur due to various factors, including the complexity of the case and workload at the payment center. If you...View More
While the question relates to Kentucky, the rules for Social Security survivor benefits are federal and apply across the United States. Generally, you may be eligible for survivor benefits if you were married to the deceased person for at least nine months at the time of their death. There are...View More
You aren't entitled to "their" social security but you may be entitled to "your" social security survivor benefits based on your spouse's work record if you were married at the time of death and are at least 60 years of age.
Her daughter as her POA deeded everything to herself and sold it. Her mom just passed. We've reported the numerous times to local DCBS and nothing ever comes of it. It seems her daughter has friends in the DCBS who help her and ignore the complaints. I think it's wrong when so many people... View More
The facts as you have set them out would seem to indicate it is not legal. Medicaid or SS are the only ones who might possibly be obligated to investigate. A decision would then be based on the findings of their investigation as to whether a crime has been committed.
The bus driver gave me no reason as to why they needed either of my identification when I kept asking. They wouldn’t delete my information from their personal iPhone after I asked several times. A school receptionist asked the bus driver to delete the photos, which the bus driver eventually did... View More
Being approved for SSI can be difficult, so it would be a good idea to consult with a disability attorney before your file your SSI claim. Most disability attorneys offer a free initial consultation. You can hire a disability attorney on a contingency fee basis, which means that the attorney will...View More
If she is still a minor, you can apply for her and collect the benefits to spend on her. If she is an adult, you can still help her apply, but SSA will decide who receives the benefits to pay for her needs. SSA will help you and your daughter get it all figured out.
It would be best for a Kentucky attorney to advise, but your post remains open for four weeks. As a general matter, bills unfortunately remain due. If you could consult with the attorney representing you, they should be able to offer guidance on what measures need to be taken. Good luck...View More
Hi, Im a social worker I have a client who we have moved from homelessness to housing through our program. She has many medical issues and is in recovery from substance use, as well. She was recently awarded SSI and has a high child support arrears. Family court in her county is asserting that all... View More
They cannot seize or garnish her ss for child support or anything else. In fact, you may be able to get ss to pay for the children from the time she applied for ss up though their emancipation. I would have her start paying a small amount towards the arrearage each week to show good faith, but no...View More
She has no drivers license and she has someone else driving her around in it. Is there a way to get my car back? Is it legal for her to do that? We are getting a divorce are currently separated and there is an epo against me. She has also stolen my social security check before I could get to it... View More
Apply for a lost title for the car. Then take the title with the vin number and your I’d to the dealership and have them make you a new key. Then go repossess or hire someone to repossess your car. Also make sure that you are not violating the dvo or any family court orders before you do so.
The medical conditions that have prevented you from working need to have persisted for a period of no less than 12 months or it is likely that they will persist for that same period of time. To qualify for benefits you must not be able to do any of your previous work and no other work in the...View More
I just found out the IRS took my 100.00 savings out of US BANK listed as a tax levy and it left me with only 56.00 dollars to live on for the rest of the month. I only get a total of 735.00 a month for SSI and now if they are taking money out of that i will not be able to even survive as i barely... View More
Just moved to North Middleton KY from upstate NY last week. My boyfriend has no income and has tried for SSD in NY and kept being denied. We would like to find a pro bono lawyer to handle his claim and get him his benefits as the only income we have is my SSD benefits; thus we cannot afford to hire... View More
Social Security Disability cases are handled by contingency fee only, so you never have to worry about paying as you go. Fees are 25% of the back due disability award up to $6,000.00. If you are intent on finding an attorney that doesn't get paid at all, my best guess is that you can go to...View More
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