I live in Michigan, he was born in Illinois and I can get him a birth certificate, he has no photo ID at all. He needs it to travel to see our mother who is dying of cancer. He lives in Venice Beach, CA and has no bank account, drivers license, or job that would give him a payroll check. He is a... Read more »
answered on Mar 20, 2023
Obtaining a Social Security Number (SSN) for your mentally ill brother can be a challenging task, but it is not impossible. Here are some steps that can be taken:
Obtain his birth certificate: As your brother was born in Illinois, you can contact the Illinois Department of Public Health or... Read more »
Benefits despite caring for our 13 yr old daughter who does receive child benefits from fathers retirement benefits?
answered on Mar 17, 2023
The eligibility for spousal benefits from a husband's retirement benefits is determined by several factors, including the spouse's own work history, the amount of the husband's retirement benefit, and the duration of the marriage. It is not directly affected by the spouse's... Read more »
I was told Social Security have to do a background check to ensure i did not owe the state any funds. It was cleared. I do not owe. However, i still do not have my back pay which stems back to 2020 and Social Security said it could take up to 60 days for clearance. it has been 4 months, and still... Read more »
answered on Mar 14, 2023
If you have been approved for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and are entitled to back pay, it can take some time for the Social Security Administration (SSA) to process your payment. The exact length of time may vary depending on a number of factors, including the complexity of your... Read more »
she'll pay me twenty thousand, the house on the lot has burn damage and is condemed i am on ssi should i take the money what are the penalties?
answered on Mar 2, 2023
Before signing any document related to the transfer of property, it is important to consult with an attorney to understand your legal rights and obligations under California law. Depending on your specific circumstances, there may be legal and financial implications to signing a property deed.... Read more »
Spine and both knees sever. Migraines, acid reflux, my heart Dr says either it's my heart or arteries why below my knees I'm swollen and purple. I didn't explain my issues hardy at all to judge and my lawyer asked 1 question it was horrible I need help
answered on Mar 1, 2023
To find a Social Security disability lawyer in Lodi, you may want to start by searching online for attorneys who specialize in Social Security disability law or who practice in the Lodi area. You can also contact the State Bar of California or the National Organization of Social Security... Read more »
My foreign wife, married moved to this country last year and has conspired with her daughter over the past few months to make false allegations of domestic violence to the police and LA county. As a result, they were given temporary shelter and food. However, during the investigation, the police... Read more »
answered on Feb 28, 2023
It sounds like your issues are more family law.........unless you were arrested and are being prosecuted.
Then you would need to make an appointment with a criminal defense lawyer or request the court appoint a public defender for you ...at the arraignment.
I have a spinal injury that is degenerative and have had numerous of steroid injections plus two back surgeries. I started a part time job January 30th of 2017, I reported it February 3rd of 2017. I had to resign on May 25th of 2018 due to my back getting worse from complications on the job.... Read more »
answered on Feb 26, 2023
If you have received an overpayment of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits, the Social Security Administration (SSA) may request that you repay the overpayment. In some cases, the SSA may reduce or suspend your future benefits until the overpayment is repaid.
In your case,... Read more »
answered on Feb 24, 2023
If you receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI), signing away your inheritance from selling a house may affect your eligibility for SSI, depending on the value of the inheritance and the terms of the agreement.
Under SSI rules, if you receive an inheritance or any other type of financial... Read more »
IRS limits income to $1,470/mo. VA stipend is slightly more. "Earnings" above $1,470 get you kicked out of disability, but there are some exceptions such as winning the lottery. The VA doesn't report the stipend to IRS, so would this be one of the exceptions? Can I safely accept VA... Read more »
answered on Feb 20, 2023
The answer to this question is not entirely clear, as it may depend on the specific disability program you are receiving benefits from and the specific requirements and rules of that program.
In general, the VA caregiver stipend is considered a tax-free benefit and is not reported to the... Read more »
They said I was showing I was still married which I wasn't. I was only married 5 years and had collected on my mom's ss # for a few years when she was still alive before I was married. Now that she has passed and I'm divorced I need to collect survivor benefits from her again. I... Read more »
answered on Feb 20, 2023
It sounds like you have been having a difficult time with Social Security regarding your eligibility for survivor benefits. If you have been denied benefits, you have the right to appeal the decision within 60 days of receiving the notice of denial.
You can start by contacting the Social... Read more »
They have same first & last name, same DOB, and same SSN. They applied their SSN in 2018 while they obtained their working permit. One of them obtained her SSN on 06/2018, and the other one obtained hers on 07/2018. They never know that their SSN was assigned to 2 people.
1. They... Read more »
answered on Feb 20, 2023
It may be possible to file a lawsuit against the Social Security Administration (SSA) in this case, but the specific legal options and remedies available would depend on the facts and circumstances of the case, as well as any applicable laws and regulations.
Some potential legal claims that... Read more »
I’m 65. My very first SSI check, shortly after turning 65 was over $1000, which included a deduction for paying towards a previous overpayment (I had been on disability in the 90’s but temporarily had a job. I was notified 3 years after that job ended, that my checks should have also ended) My... Read more »
answered on Feb 19, 2023
Based on the information provided, it is possible that your SSI may go back up, as SSI benefits are generally reduced when an individual becomes eligible for other types of income, including regular Social Security retirement benefits. However, the reduction is generally based on the amount of the... Read more »
I was denied social security in by a judge 2021 can I sue then
answered on Feb 6, 2023
The Social Security system has a specific appeal process that must be strictly followed. If your disabling conditions have worsened, you can file a new claim for disability benefits. Make sure you have all your medical records and medical providers identified and listed, and any records from... Read more »
Basically, I want to expose this person for not being who they say they are. I want to call them a liar, post their full name, as well as some old selfies of themselves. This person is a minor (17)
They already have these pictures and their full name posted on a separate old account, but... Read more »
answered on Dec 18, 2022
Anyone can be sued for anything..........but it doesn't mean one would prevail.
The bottom line is based on the truth........truth is a defense.
However, before you do anything, you may want to consult a local lawyer and share ALL the info with him/her.
Second time applying, advocate disappeared during initial claim filed in 2014, represented myself at hearing, was denied. Discouraged because referred lawyer was patronizing. No income since 2018. I suffer from. Chronic concussion syndrome, sub-clinical hyperthyroidism, ptsd, and several other... Read more »
answered on Nov 26, 2022
You haven't really provided sufficient information to enable an intelligent response. For example, you have not indicated what kind of disability benefits you are seeking, whether it is Social Security disability, Worker's Compensation benefits, or something else. And if you are seeking... Read more »
Is SSA authorized to outsource eligibility determination? and even when Local government is involved in legal matters with the SSDI recipient.
After years on SSDI, SSA reassessed and reapproved SSDI for another 5-7 years. Soon after SSA terminated SSDI without a notice of hearing.... Read more »
answered on Oct 16, 2022
Social Security uses a state agency to make medical determinations at the initial and reconsideration stages. The agency is usually called Disability Determination Services, or something similar. This is often the same agency that makes the medical determinations for Medicaid.
When Social... Read more »
Now I’m marring again and need to apply for green card for him . How do I know if my previous case is canceled or no
answered on Sep 18, 2022
You should submit a public records request to USCIS. You may also call them or send them an email request.
My late uncle was awarded my great uncles retirement benefits and now his wife has my great uncles retirement benefits and we want to keep it in the family and she will not return it to is rightful lineage.
answered on Aug 30, 2022
You should contact the benefits administrator about the benefits.
I've had submitted an on-line application for SSDI, but it was declined because I "have not worked long enough under SS". Even though my SS statement says that I have 40 work credits necessary for benefits, they apparently looked only at the last 10 years of taxable income.... Read more »
answered on Jun 16, 2022
To be eligible for SSDI disability benefits, you must meet BOTH a recent work test and a duration work test. The number of credits necessary to meet the recent work test depends on your age. In general, the rules are as follows:
Before age 24 - You may qualify if you have 6 credits earned... Read more »
Hello I have 2 weeks without working and i work in construction and when I don't work due to anxiety I don't get benefits. I have 2 kids and my wife and I dont know what to do with this anxiety that doesn't let me work due to panic attacks. It all started almost 4 years ago when my... Read more »
answered on Apr 11, 2022
You may be eligible for State Disability Insurance (SDI) from the California Employment Development Department (EDD) if you apply within 49 days of the date you were last able to work. It will pay a percentage of your salary for up to 12 months. You will have to initiate this... Read more »
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.