Louisiana Social Security Questions & Answers

Q: my husband just passed away yesterday, can I file for his SS?

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Louisiana on
Answered on Sep 7, 2018
Douglas Lee Bryan's answer
You should be able to receive survivor's benefits, assuming he paid enough into Social Security for you to be eligible. You will need his social security number.

Q: Is there a way that a 16 year old cannot be filed as a runaway or missing person when they leave the house?

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Custody, Civil Rights and Social Security for Louisiana on
Answered on Aug 7, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
No, a 16 year old is a run away and cannot change his or her identity.

Q: I was receiving social security death benefits from my moms passing when I was 15 till I was 19 and 2 months.

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Louisiana on
Answered on Jul 16, 2018
Douglas Lee Bryan's answer
In addition to suing the one who forged your name, you can also press criminal charges against him/her for forgery. You should notify Social Security also and report the fraud. They may help you recover your benefits that were stolen.

Q: Which bank will Social Security send my money to the one that I most recently gave SS or the original one

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Louisiana on
Answered on Jun 13, 2018
Douglas Lee Bryan's answer
You will need to contact Social Security and ask them which one they have on file for you.

Q: In 2015 my son was on S/S through my retirement. On 12/10/2015 he turned 18 and was enrolled in high school 12th grade.

1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law and Social Security for Louisiana on
Answered on May 9, 2018
Douglas Lee Bryan's answer
The SSA allows you to ask for them to forgive an overpayment IF (1) the overpayment is not your fault and (2) making you reimburse the overpayment would create a financial hardship. They are generally fair at granting this relief from my experience. Your son needs to contact the office listed on the letter he received ASAP to request this relief. He has a strict deadline within which he has to make his request. Good luck.

Q: Are ssdi auxiliary payments automatically applied to child support dollar for dollar?

2 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Child Support and Social Security for Louisiana on
Answered on Mar 23, 2018
Ellen Cronin Badeaux's answer
You have already asked this question and still need to consult with a family law attorney, instead of seeking specific legal advice on a website designed to answer general legal questions.

Q: Can a person who has never worked collect social security even though her husband is still alive?

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Louisiana on
Answered on Mar 26, 2013
Clint Curtis' answer
Yes. Even if he or she has never worked under Social Security, your spouse may be able to get benefits if he or she is at least 62 years of age and you are receiving or eligible for retirement or disability benefits. He or she can also qualify for Medicare at age 65.

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