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Q: With SSD, is it unusal for a case to be in appeal for over 5 years? This case was reprimanded back to the origina Judge

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Florida on Mar 25, 2015

Answered on Mar 26, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
It does take many years to resolve this type of problem sometimes. Do not switch attorneys is my opinion.

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Q: I draw from my exhusbands SS. We are now divorced. Will that make a difference in what I draw?

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Florida on Jun 28, 2014

Answered on Mar 14, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Probably, but it depends on the facts, hardly any of which you wrote. Go see an attorney about this.

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Q: I was being with SSI now. If I live out off USA in a long time ( 2 or 3 years ) .Do I still legall to take SSI ?

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Florida on Jul 2, 2014

Answered on Mar 11, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
When you have a question like this, it is best to go see a social security lawyer.

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Q: My husband is 64 & his job was just outsourced. Should he begin collecting SS now or wait until he's 66?

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Florida on Jul 7, 2014

Answered on Mar 5, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
What are the pros and cons for this? Does he know that he will receive less if he retires now?

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Q: do i need a disability lawer since social security sent me to their doctor? it only too 3 weeks from filing.

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Florida on Feb 25, 2015

Answered on Feb 27, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
I do not know what you are asking other than whether you need a lawyer. Yes, you do.

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Q: I'm 67 and working. I took SS at 62. What happens to the money that's taken out of my pay each week now?

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Florida on Aug 2, 2014

Answered on Feb 2, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
It goes for taxes, medicare, and social security. After retiring you can only earn so much. I have seen it where they stop paying the SS benefits if there has been an overpayment.

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Q: I'm planning on putting my kids father(we have 2 kids)on child support. He receives ssd and is getting backpay from 2009

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Florida on Aug 3, 2014

Answered on Jan 28, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Go see a family lawyer near you. The children should be receiving disability benefits.

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Q: how much can i earn before my benefits are affected

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Florida on Aug 18, 2014

Answered on Jan 27, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
I think you might be able to earn up to a thousand per month, but am not sure. Ask a disability law attorney.

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Q: Why would SSDI want to review my case and possibly close it?

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Florida on Sep 6, 2014

Answered on Jan 2, 2015

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
They review cases once in a while to make sure that people are still disabled.

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Q: if the mother and father both draw SSI will the child recieve SSi also

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Florida on Oct 17, 2014

Answered on Dec 31, 2014

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
Generally, yes the child is a dependent of a person, or two, on disability.

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Q: What does establishing date of 9/9/14 as beginning date for your disability. I file in 10/13/13. would I get back paid

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Florida on Oct 29, 2014

Answered on Dec 28, 2014

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Robert Jason De Groot's answer
The onset date of a disability is a very important date, and what the court rules is based upon the evidence in front of it. You are entitled to benefits after the onset date.

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Q: if my son is getting money from my SSD check.Will his part be returned to me once he turns 18

1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for South Carolina on Nov 26, 2014

Answered on Dec 24, 2014

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Jonathan Alexander Heeps' answer
No. There are two limits on SSDI benefits - your individual max (PIA) and family max. In order to get dependent benefits your family max must be higher than you PIA. For example, PIA (800) Family max (800), in this situation there would be no dependent benefits. But if your PIA was (1000) and Family Max was (1500) there would be $500 in dependent benefits. But you are only entitled to these benefits for dependents. So once your child turns 18 those benefits will stop. You need to consult with a...

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