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. Her... 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 need...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.
The father lives in Puerto Rico and has missed over 10 years of child support. He filed for social security about 5 years ago and it got approved last year. So now my son is getting social security through him. Am I allowed to request child support as well? I live in Florida with my son.
I would like to file for my social security, I will be 62 in Oct. I have not earned enough credits. I was married to a qualified participant for 15 years. That is how I plan to qualify. Here's where I have a problem. I sell on Esty online market place last year the only year they sent a 1099. I... Read more »
If you file at age 62, instead of 65, there are several drawbacks. The other income you receive will not stop you from receiving Social Security, but there will be tax ramifications. Ask a financial planning professional, or the Social Security Administration for details.
She has $1900 a month in social security, and a $760 monthly car payment, owes $40,000 altogether, for a car that was insured by my father for his use. Can she pursue legal action as he is no longer insuring or operating the vehicle, and she cannot drive or afford the vehicle now that her son has... Read more »
I believe your personal benefits would be distinct from the benefits you receive on account of your late husband. So they wouldn't "convert". Contact the Social Security Administration to be sure. And, as a federal program, Social Security doesn't change depending on which state you are in, to...Read more »
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