Social Security Questions & Answers

Q: how can i obtain my grandsons ss#? I have a notorized signed guardianship paper from my daughter who is his mother

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Social Security for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Sep 12, 2017

Presumably your daughter has it? If not maybe the court didn't grant guardianship? A paper isn't guardianship--that is granted by a court.
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Q: What happens to my social security if I file for bankruptcy?

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Illinois on
Answered on Sep 8, 2017

It is exempt, so no change.
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Q: I am 23 an physically disabled but want to move out from my parents Whts the legal way 2 do in pa

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Family Law, Health Care Law and Social Security for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Sep 5, 2017

Depends on your competence level. Contact Community Legal Services to start with--see if they have a disabilty rights project.
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Q: Papers cane concerning my mother's house it's not even the correct last name I am on disability what can happen

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law and Social Security for Florida on
Answered on Aug 31, 2017

it depends upon what the papers say.
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Q: US teacher working as a freelancer in Europe: US self-employment tax even with mandatory social security payments?

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security and Tax Law for Georgia on
Answered on Aug 30, 2017

It is possible that this teacher may be subject to US self-employment taxes, depending on which country the teacher is working in. The US has entered into "totalization agreements" with many countries that can relieve a person from having to pay Social Security-type payments in both countries. I suggest you take a look at the IRS's webpage for Totalization Agreements here:

It is very important to work with...
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Q: I would like to file for my social security I will be 62 in Oct.

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Florida on
Answered on Aug 25, 2017

If you file at age 62, instead of 65, there are several drawbacks. The other income you receive will not stop you from receiving Social Security, but there will be tax ramifications. Ask a financial planning professional, or the Social Security Administration for details.
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Q: My ex received welfare and I lived with him at the time. Social Services filed a case against me to be reimbursed.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Gov & Administrative Law, Public Benefits and Social Security for California on
Answered on Aug 23, 2017

You need to file a claim with the California franchise tax board to receive your money back. Gather your evidence together to show that you were not receiving public aid at the time and that any income you had was your own, and that is what you were using to support yourself. If you were married at the time, however, California community property law provides that any debt incurred during the marriage is jointly owned by both husband and wife. So if your husband sought and received welfare...
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Q: I believe my grandmother's credit was taken advantage of by her son, or a business that financed her a car.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Civil Rights, Elder Law and Social Security for Florida on
Answered on Aug 19, 2017

Your grabdmother needs to consult with an attorney about this issue.

There's not a way to answer this question based upon the facts presented.
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Q: I'm not 65 - can i still get benefits for disability?

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Illinois on
Answered on Aug 18, 2017

If you are disabled, you can get disability at any age.
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Q: I was denied disability and i did not appeal within 60 days. I was homeless and did not receive mail.. What do i do now

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Texas on
Answered on Aug 14, 2017

You can still file the appeal but you need to show good cause for filing the appeal late. I suggest contacting your local social security office as soon as possible to request the hearing and establish good cause. Good luck.
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Q: My daughter doesn't have a lot of money. Would anyone take her SSDI case and collect your fees when she wins?

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Wisconsin on
Answered on Aug 14, 2017

I suggest contacting a local experienced social security attorney. You will find that fees are paid at the end of case if she is awarded benefits. The attorney will get paid directly from social security. The fee is limited to 25% of the past-due benefits up to a maximum of $6,000. The attorney will be paid only out of past-due benefits. Most attorneys offer free consultations. The process of getting awarded benefits is long. I suggest calling an attorney soon. Good luck!
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Q: I started receiving my deceased husbands SS benefit at age 63. When does this end and convert to my benefits?

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Florida on
Answered on Aug 12, 2017

I believe your personal benefits would be distinct from the benefits you receive on account of your late husband. So they wouldn't "convert". Contact the Social Security Administration to be sure. And, as a federal program, Social Security doesn't change depending on which state you are in, to my knowledge.
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Q: I moved to Atlanta Ga but my case was taken out in Brunswick Ga.. Can I move my case to Atlanta?

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Social Security for Georgia on
Answered on Aug 10, 2017

Possibly. Contact Labor Lawyer A J Lakraj, for a free consultation. 404-214-0210.

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Q: 6 years ago my boyfriend used two of my credit cards to buy me a $10000 engagement ring. He was making Some of the

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Small Claims, Social Security and Consumer Law for New York on
Answered on Aug 7, 2017

As to the credit cards, nothing. As to him, you could sue for the ring or the payment. He cannot keep the ring, the proceeds of the ring and not pay.
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Q: Kids father died in an auto accident in 2014 would they be able to get social security by him being dead

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Social Security for Georgia on
Answered on Aug 6, 2017

There are funeral benefits and other death benefits that the surviving spouse and minor children may be eligibile for. Widows only received benefits if caring for children of the deceased up to age 16 (unless the children are disabled). After the children reach age 16, they are eligible for partial benefits at age 60. They must apply at the social security office. Children in school get benefits up to age 18 (or 19 if still in high school).

Note: there may be death benefits from the...
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Q: What's the chance of a sentence modification with 5yrs/5yr disqualifier 1st offence 2C:30-7A, served 41 mths of 60 mths?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Social Security and White Collar Crime for New Jersey on
Answered on Aug 3, 2017

The chances are as good as what your lawyer will tell you. Unfortunately we would need to know much more information about your case before giving any type of educated guess about what your chances would be. Everything is based on the facts of your case and your prior record again ask the lawyer that handled or is handling your case about what your chances would be.
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Q: can l get social security disability at the age of 55 when your spouse is still working and you have a savings account

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Virginia on
Answered on Jul 31, 2017

If you have a disability that precludes you from any gainful work based on your age, past work experience, and education then yes you can apply.
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Q: I have just returned from working abroad - does any of that work qualify for social security?

2 Answers | Asked in Social Security for Illinois on
Answered on Jul 20, 2017

Did they withhold social security and medicare.
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Q: Can my fiancee sue for short term disability after she appealed with work and was still denied?

1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law, Employment Law, Personal Injury and Social Security for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Jul 18, 2017

You should talk to a lawyer who handles those, however disability claim on migraines is very tough.
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Q: I had a sad hearing and the vocation expert said I could only do light duty. Mailroom or housekeeping. Do I win the case

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Pennsylvania on
Answered on Jul 18, 2017

If they said you could do light duty and that jobs existed for that, likely no.
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