the amount is about 19,000.00 and I've been told I will lose my benefits even if I utilize the spend down. I currently have no place to live and would like to buy a car and rent an apartment. Will I be able to get my benefits back if I do this? I live in Fl. I have ongoing health issues and... Read more »
Once you have a notice from the Social Security Administration (SSA) denying your claim for disability benefits, you have 60 days to appeal by stating in writing that you disagree with the determination that SSA made. You can find the forms used for appeal at...Read more »
This is no a legal problem; it is a ancient personal problem that cannot be solved by lawyers here on Justia. However, I will tell you that there are lawyers and others who can perform miracles doing "skip-tracing" (finding deadbeats); hire one.
My child receives SSI , I the mother represent her. The father claimed my child on his taxes. IRS is sending stimulus $ to all social security but will my child still get $1200 even though she was claimed as a dependent?
I know legitimate places exist for this but I am seeing sites saying their lawyers will help me with this and they are only entitled to payment if we win the appeal but I'm skeptical. I do not exactly know what I'm talking about but that just doesn't sound like something a lawyer... Read more »
You raise good points, but in the end, the only person who can ultimately make such an important decision is yourself. You will have to contact lawyers, and after speaking with them, decide for yourself who you prefer in terms of skill, experience, and your trust and confidence in them. Good luck...Read more »
So my father is on his fathers Will an will receive about $40,000. his father is medically unable to change the will at this time. My father is on Social security disability, has medicare an medicaid which are very important because he needs them to pay for dialysis. I heard that if he gets this... Read more »
My mom has a disability so shes not able to work therefor she receives an SSI check for her, me and each of my sisters. She always spends it on herself and never gives us a dime. Is it wrong that she is not giving me my check?
My sister was recently diagnosed with myotonic dystrophy by a neurologist specializing in neuromuscular diseases at USF Medical School. She had worked for the same company (Verizon) for nearly 30 years but was laid off five or six years ago and didn't feel well enough to look for a new job.... Read more »
Start by going with her if possible if not by yourself to social security. They will tell you her "insured status." Apply for that and for SSI. It is a process she can do with the help of an opinion letter from her doctor.
My father is retired, lives in Florida and receives social security benefits. In 2015 At age 64(was on ssid) he was admitted to the ER in New York (state funded hospital) while on vacation for heart related issues. Had no insurance at the times as he had been placed on social security disability... Read more »
Generally, under Florida law, SSI cannot be garnished. However, without knowing why the NY AG sued him and because a state agency is involved, and not a private creditor, the benefits may be able to taken by other means. He should contact his county legal aid office to see if he can get some legal...Read more »
We have decided to not use either of our own last names and instead get a new last name. We are getting conflicting answers though on how to go about this. Some say we have to go through court to have a legal name change, others tell us all we have to do is set a new last name on the marriage... Read more »
As long as you live there and are paying fair-market value, I don’t see a problem. Make sure to report the change in circumstances. Also the timing of the inheritance/real estate transaction is important.
Yes, when you reach the minimum age to draw Social Security. However there are income tax ramifications if you begin drawing Social Security before the standard age; I believe it is 65. For further information find the Social Security Administration's website.
More information is needed to address this question. How old is your son? Why was he receiving Social Security in the first place (was it due to a disability or the death of a parent)? There are a number of reasons SSA could have stopped your son's benefits. The type of benefits he was...Read more »
You should consult with an attorney who handles SSD claims. You only have 60 days to file an appeal of the denial. If you filed a new claim, then you should discuss with an attorney whether it was filed using the available dates of disability if you didn't appeal the prior decision. You may...Read more »
Concerned that they will try to ask questions not concerning why I’m disabled. My main issue is talking. Had my voice box removed. Worried theyll ask questions trying to stop payments. Are they allowed to ask questions about my physical being? I am 59 yrs old. Can not afford a lawyer.... Read more »
I tried filing for a modification of Child Support and was denied. I was told by DOR CSE because I have 2 children from previous relationship recieveing SSI and I do not work my case is non enforceable and they can not modify it or do anything with it. My ex just filed a motion for contempt and... Read more »
Maybe. I don't understand why DOR CSE has told you that they can't do anything, but you certainly can ask the court yourself to modify your child support. You can be held in contempt if you have the ability to pay CS but are not doing so.
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