Kathryn Hilbush's answer 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 grandmother could file for child support against your mother at your county Domestic Relations Office. The SS benefits would be taken into account when an order was entered against your mother.
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Cristina M. Lipan's answer She may be able to file SSD against ex husband's credits. She would not be eligible for SSI if she has income or more than $2000 in assets, regardless of severity of the medical conditions.
Dustin Draper's answer I would need to know some additional details before I could conclusively answer this question. However, generally speaking in order to receive benefits derived from the account of a divorced spouse they themselves have to be eligible for Social Security (either through reaching retirement age or becoming disabled themselves). I hope this helps.
Dustin Draper's answer It's a great idea to hire an attorney to help you fight your Social Security Disability benefits. I recommend you look up an attorney that is familiar with the judges in your area. I also recommend you find an attorney that has a good reputation for treating clients well (reviews are great for this). I hope this helps, good luck!
Samuel Wade Packard's answer I'll need a little more details to know for sure what the status of your case is. However, I can say that usually once a decision is made on your case, it is sent back to the SSA field office and they issue the decision letters in the mail. They typically won't give you the answer over the phone. In a small number of cases, once the decision is made, the case is picked up for "quality review." When a case goes to quality review, SSA will have a fresh set of eyes examine the decision process to...
Michael Hales' answer The easiest thing to do in this situation is go to your local social security office and start the process there. You may need to involve a lawyer to challenge your mother as payee for your brother, but I'd start with the local office and ask for their assistance first.
W. J. Winterstein Jr.'s answer 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.
In a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, your income is used to fund a Plan, commonly called a "wage earners' plan", which provides for payment over a period of time up to five years of debts you must pay ("priority" claims and...
Tammy Lyn Wincott's answer Your question doesn't provide enough detail to answer. If you are wanting the status of a case you are involved with you may contact the attorney representing you or the courts. Many courts allow online access to see the status of your case.
Timur Akpinar's answer This is more of a question-answer board. Try reposting your question with some additional details and hopefully an attorney could pick it up to provide some direction after seeing the basis of a suit you're contemplating.
Matthew Williams' answer 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.
Kevin L Dixler's answer He will never lose his social security number, but he can lose lawful permanent resident status based upon abandonment. His decision to leave the U. S. for more than a year has arguable consequences. The old I-551 cards do not change the law on abandonment. The cards are the property of the U. S. Government. The alien resident card can be confiscated, among other consequences, where there is reason to believe that he abandoned his lawful permanent resident status. His right to collect...
Cristina M. Lipan's answer It depends if you're receiving SSD (Title II) or SSI (Title XVI). Title II is based on your work history and that you paid into the system (like an insurance program). Under Title II, your income/assets are not relevant. The only income that is considered is if you've received other public benefits (workers comp, public assistance), then you would need to tell them. If you were approved under Title XVI, there are limits to the amount of income/assets you can have, so you may lose that, since it...
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