Hello, I had some questions regarding to Social Security. My father had passed away years ago an I had been given a death benefit check. I'm currently 17 years old as of December 9th, of 2018 and pregnant, and I haven't lived with my mother in years. Yet she still collects the check for herself. I... Read more »
Your mother is currently receiving the funds as your representative payee because you are under age. You have several options. One is to go to the local Social Security office to find out if they can change that to your grandmother if you have sufficient proof that you live with her. Or your...Read more »
There are different "chapters", or forms, of bankruptcy. In a Chapter 7, the simplest form, your income is only used to determine your eligibility to file under that chapter. If your income is below the "median income" for the state of PA, you'd have no income issues.
I got hurt on the job and had my arm crushed and lost my right thumb. I worked for 24 years with one company and then they closed so I found another job, worked there for 2 years and they closed. Then my husband got sick so I didn't work for about five years. After he passed away I found another... Read more »
More than likely you do not have current insured status. To be eligible for SSDI, you have to have enough work credits. Kind of like Unemployment. Check with your local SSA office and inquire with them what your 'date of last insured' is. For example, if your date of last insured is 3/31/2018,...Read more »
I have repeatedly asked for my birth certificate and my social security card. I am 20 years old, live on my own, and am not allowed on his property, so retrieving it myself isn't an option. The only reason he is giving me is that I "have to turn from my sinful ways" i.e. leave my fiancee, and our... Read more »
You could go to the local police station in his neighborhood, explain the situation and ask for police assistance. Don't go in with an attitude; just go in, tell them you don't know what to do or where to turn, and ask them for their help. They may tell you to go pound sand . . . or they may be...Read more »
Should be no debt at all. Who says you owe money? If it is an overpayment, then you need to file a waiver saying it is against equity and good consience to charge you for money that she took when you were not at the age of consent and had no participation.
The same vocational evidence meaning my education and transfer skill, work experience has not changed. The only thing that changes is the Vocational Expert opinion that I could make more money. Employer is asking the WCJ to rerule on a case already adjudicated in a more harsh manner.... Read more »
The nature of workers' compensation allows for change in condition both physical and financial. If additional better paying jobs are now available within your restrictions, the defendant can certainly attempt to modify or suspend your benefits based upon the new economic reality. You are also...Read more »
My ex wife is abusing our son's social security benefits. He lives with me full time and it's mutually agreed upon but she is still his representative payee. She gives me $100/month out of over $700. He has spent 1 weekend at her house in the last 4 months and only 1 other day. She asked us to... Read more »
I highly recommend that you hire an affordable dedicated attorney that can guide you as a PRO-SE (represent yourself in court) and use the hired attorney for general guidance and minor document preparation. We can not solicit for clients here, so you would need to reach out to attorneys for a free...Read more »
My fiancee developed chronic migraines and had paperwork from the state saying that she was unable to work. She tried to go back to work but it was too much for her and she ended up having to leave early and call off. I myself ended up at the end of my attendance points from having to leave early... Read more »
I am interested in being a landlord, or rather buying a home a renting part of it. I also collect social security disability plus work part time. I am only allowed to earn a certain income in total, and with my job I am almost there; but I was told that I could earn passive income at any amount,... Read more »
Ask them for the brochure and rules. There should be examples that would guide you. Generally, you don't want to be "hands on." You do the repairs, then you are "active." it may be best to hire an agent who handles those aspects--eats in to the possible income but gets you out of a tangle with...Read more »
My husband has an appeal on his disability case, his doctor turned in his info and he just found out that they opened a new claim on him. What I don't understand why they opened a new claim when he has an existing case that he had with them for 6 years and they never even told him they opened a new... Read more »
My son was a micro-preemie that resulted in various disabilities. He is 4 currently. We had a review ( medical) in 2015 and we had a lawyer as they tried to take him off SSI at that time. After the hearing all was well. In September 2016 we received a letter for a redetermination (... Read more »
Maybe something is raising red flags. Why not ask the worker"is there an expense or income item that is making this get reviewed so many times in a short period?" Worst that can happen is they don't say.
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