I'm 44 years old and I'm currently on SSD for the past 6 years. Does SSDI convert automatically to SS retirement ? Does the amount stay the same ? I started working when I was 26 years old. Got disabled at age 36.
answered on Oct 14, 2022
Yes. SSDI will automatically change over to retirement when you get to retirement age. The amount usually does not change.
My granddaughters mother is the one that send her to live with us. She said she has to live with us until she is 18 or older. Can I get any kind of help for her.
answered on May 22, 2021
It may be possible to receive funds to care for your granddaughter. One issue that may come up is your relationship with her. Are you now her legal guardians? The Social Security Administration (SSA) may require proof of this relationship.
Call 1 (800) 772-1213 to talk to someone at SSA,... Read more »
I moved out 5 months ago, 24 hours after I turned 18. I wasn't able to take much due to having to secretly leave.
She is stating that she throw away, sell, or is just not give me my things. What was would be the best thing to do
I also am wondering what to do as she is saying... Read more »
answered on May 14, 2021
Call the police. Tell them you want to peacefully enter the home and collect your belongings. They can meet you at the house at a specific time. It should probably be a time when someone is at home. While moving your stuff out, tell the police that your mom has your SS card and that you want it.... Read more »
She is at an almost vegetative state. I am her POA for medical and wanted to see about SSD. She has filed in the past but was denied. With her current condition, can I apply for SSD for her via a lawyer?
answered on Aug 21, 2020
Yes, you can file for SSDI on your wife's behalf or you can hire a disability attorney to file the application for her.
The Social Security disability application is online at https://www.ssa.gov/benefits/disability/.
For Social Security, the law defines disability as the... Read more »
Just wondering what form I will fill out if I filed this appeal? I have been denied originally, had went to the court hearing in front of the judge in which I received a partial favorable decision but would like to appeal that decision. I’m not for sure what form I would use on this and is it... Read more »
answered on Jun 11, 2020
If you are appealing a decision made by an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ), you must request review by the Appeals Council (AC) within 60 days after you receive the notice of the ALJ decision. The notice letter you received from Social Security should have information about filing an appeal. For... Read more »
They were married for 13 years but together for only six years. She abandoned him and their two sons (now ages 35 and 37). We have been married for 19 years but together for 26 years and we have a daughter age 17. His ex-wife never paid one dollar of the child support decreed by the court. My... Read more »
answered on May 20, 2020
This depends on the exact wording of the divorce decree. You can not go back and try to change that. Your husband's social security will not be affected. Your husband may be able to pursue her for the back child support-depending on how far back it goes. He should get a lawyer to review this... Read more »
my father is still my legal guardian
he has pointed a gun at me before
he has beaten my mother in front of me
I am terrified of him
he is diagnosed with anti social personality disorder (he's a sociopath)
he refuses to give me my legal documents SSA, Birth certificate, ID ect.
answered on Mar 4, 2020
If you are an adult (age 18), you can get a protection order based on these facts. If you are a minor, your mother can get a protection order for her and you. You or your mother should get a lawyer to help you with this.
answered on Mar 10, 2017
This is a questions probably better suited for either the SS administration or a social security attorney. That being said, my understanding is that if you have been married for a certain amount of time and have paid into SS for 40 quarters on your own, you can elect to either draw SS based on... Read more »
Even though he was well paid while working he was also very creative about hiding income. It's possible that my benefit would be higher than his.
answered on Oct 31, 2016
This a complex question that cannot be answered completely on Justia. It is recommended that you make an office visit at your local Social Security Office (expect a wait--reserve a time if possible) or contact a social security/estate planning attorney. To answer your basic questions, it is... Read more »
answered on Jul 25, 2016
This can be done at your local Social Security office or potentially online at social at SSA.gov . Note, if you have an impairment that prevents you from making decisions without assistance, there will be additional steps (but you can still remove a payee).
I've applied for SSD back in November 2015 for a congenital heart defect and mental illness, I have an appointment with a psychologist coming up soon that was scheduled by SS I'm wondering what I should going into that appointment with they told me I wouldn't need anything but I know... Read more »
answered on Apr 19, 2016
The best advice is to be honest. Since the Justia Q&A is not privileged (because no attorney client relationship exists), coaching cannot be provided. I recommend that you bring all relevant medical and SSD documents with you - you probably won't need them, but you never know...
I am waiting for a hearing, but haven't heard from our attorney for over a year.
answered on Jan 19, 2016
Wow, over a year! No hearing wait time lasts for over a year... Yes, you can fire your lawyer. This can be done by calling or mailing a letter to your lawyer stating that you are no longer interested in their representation. Make sure to request all your client files (you cannot be charged). You... Read more »
answered on Oct 23, 2015
Depends upon what the appeal is about. If it has something to do with employability, transcripts might be pertinent.
answered on Feb 18, 2012
If your mother receives Social Security Disability, then she is already receiving the maximum amount of her benefits and she will receive no more benefits when she reaches retirement age.
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