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1 Answer | Asked in Social Security for Mississippi on
Q: I am a recent widow age 53. My husband was 58 when he passed away. We have an adult son age 28 who is autistic.

Our son draws ssi check for his disability. I have been in the home taking care of him since he was 3 years old. Can i draw my husbands social security now that he is gone?

Susan Michele Schaefer
Susan Michele Schaefer answered on Aug 16, 2020

If your late husband worked long enough to be insured, you, as a widow, can receive benefits from your late husband's Social Security at full retirement age for survivors or reduced benefits as early as age 60. You may begin receiving benefits based on your husband's Social Security as... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Estate Planning, Family Law, Probate and Social Security for Mississippi on
Q: I have a step sister who has my father's power of attorney and he has passed away. She is saying she is also incharge of

his estate. I have never seen his will or anything. She claims he has a lot of debt. She is wanting my social security # because she cashed his check for December the month he died. She states she needs that so they can take the funds out of the estate. Thank You Annette

Arthur Calderon
Arthur Calderon answered on Jan 12, 2020

The only way that she can legitimately be put in charge of the estate is if she already filed the paperwork with a chancery court and the court appointed her as the executrix over your father's estate.

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes and Social Security for Mississippi on
Q: I need help finding a pro bono attorney to help me with starting a case against Mississippi CPS for fraud.

i just recently got out of CPS after being for 6 years, without my permission they have lied to me and taken money out of an account my dad had left for me for 6 years straight paying for things that the government should have, as they do with every other child in custody. So it does not feel right... Read more »

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on May 1, 2019

'Contact the legal services/legal aid in your area for starters.

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