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Q: My dad forged my signature on a social security check and cashed it without my knowledge. What can I do.

This was earlier this year and he is now deseased. The bank is investigating but says that there is likely nothing they can do.

Matthew Williams answered on Jan 4, 2019

Since he is deceased, probably not much. If you can prove it, you may get the bank refund it, or the SSA to reissue the check, but it would almost certainly take more work than its worth unless they volunteer.

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Q: Yes i was staying with some peaple i thought was my friends but have been robbing me for years and i was month to month

I was paying 400 a month to his mom when i left 2 weeks ago i told them i would b back to get my stuff but been sick under doctors orders and let them know and now they said i cant have my stuff no clothes i have none all my sons stuff from when he was little and household things they kept it all i... Read more »

Joseph Jaap answered on Feb 19, 2018

File a police report. They might help. Or contact your local legal aid, or sue the landlord in small claims court for wrongful eviction and the value of your things and the cost to find alternate living arrangements.

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Q: How difficult or easy is it typically to get a Social Security overpayment erased via bankruptcy? I live in Cleveland,OH

My husband is being held responsible for a ridiculously high overpayment from Social Security that can't possibly be paid by us. He was getting disability benefits for years due to his family inaccurately labeling him as disabled and then using his benefits for their own personal needs. I have... Read more »

Matthew Williams answered on Jan 12, 2018

Bankruptcy, while it may wipe out some other debts making this one easier to pay, isn't going to wipe this out. He needs a lawyer to help him demonstrate to SS that he didn't cause the overpayment or benefit from it so that they go after the right people and also so that he avoids potential... Read more »

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Q: Who has access to the social security number.

Cps took custody, my daughter is staying with someone who is not a blood relative but cps thinks it's safe. Does the person she is living with have the social security number she is not a foster parent.

Matthew Williams answered on Jan 3, 2018

It is very likely that they do have the number.

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Q: Can I file for bankruptcy after I've filed for social security disability

Stuart Nachbar answered on May 18, 2017

Yes, you can file for Bankruptcy. Social Security Benefits are exempt from Bankruptcy and Creditors

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Q: Does US Social Security payments count as income when calculating Australian Age pension?

Matthew Williams answered on Jun 30, 2015

In Australia? Wow, I have no idea. You would need to ask an attorney in Australia. I don't believe this site includes attorneys from countries outside the US.

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Q: Can my husband give me some of his Social Security Credits

I have been a homemaker most of my life.I am 14 credits short of collecting my SS benefits.My husband has more then he needs,can he give me some of his credits? I Do Not want to wait until he is old enough to collect,I know that,when he is I could collect half of his. He is 5 years younger than... Read more »

Eva Clement answered on Nov 6, 2013

Unfortunately, credits are not transferable between people. However you may be eligible for a spousal benefit off of your husband's record. You are correct in that you have to wait until your husband starts drawing his benefits in order to collect your spousal benefit.

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Q: I have been waiting on a decision on my SSI claim for 7yrs I still have not got a answer what do I do?

Clint Curtis answered on Mar 28, 2013

Social Security is running about 18 months to 24 months. Probably your claim was denied and you did not receive the letter. Go to a Social Security attorney and have them file your claim. They will monitor it for you and do a professional job of presenting your case. If for some reason it is still... Read more »

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