In June 2023 I filed a disability claim for my nephew, who I have had sole permanent conservatorship of since infancy. I'm the only person who has ever carried him on my taxes, and I'm the only person who has ever provided any financial support for him.
The determination of your nephew's disability payment under the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program primarily depends on his own work history and earnings, not on yours or his biological parents'. However, since it sounds like your nephew may be a minor or has not worked,...View More
I was recently approved for SSI in the state of Oklahoma. They approved me with a 1/3 cut because at the time my daughter was covering for me here. We are both on the lease and both responsible for the rent and living expenses and utilities from the time we moved here in 2022. I am only receiving... View More
To adjust your SSI benefits due to a change in your living situation, you should promptly inform the Social Security Administration (SSA) of this change. Since your daughter is now living with you full-time and sharing expenses equally, this is significant information that could affect your benefit...View More
If a judge has issued a fully favorable decision in your Social Security Disability case and determined that your disability began in 2016, you are generally entitled to backpay from the established onset date of your disability. In your case, since you applied in 2018 and the judge recognized your...View More
To obtain Social Security numbers for your wife's children who were born in Canada, there are specific steps you need to follow, particularly because they are not born in the United States. First, it's essential to establish their eligibility for Social Security numbers, which generally...View More
Old people in America have certain Constitutional protections such as the right not to be discriminated against in job seeking, so agencies exist in every State for such purposes. But to insist on potential clients divulging "disabilities" that might not exist or might have in fact been... View More
Requiring job seekers to disclose disabilities they may have had when younger could potentially raise concerns under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other anti-discrimination laws. The ADA prohibits discrimination based on disability, and it includes provisions related to both current...View More
No one is calling her back since she is not over 50. She is not able to keep employment and as a result can not keep an apartment. Whats her options when attys arent taking her case because of her age ? She lives in Arkansas
Typically a child is not eligible for benefits unless the deceased parent worked and was eligible for benefits on their own work record. If your daughter was on SSI then her child would not be eligible for benefits on her record. The child may be eligible for benefits on their father's record...View More
My grandpa who was his dad said I could and if need to we could do a DNA test with me and him but it's a complicated situation because my dad died when I was seven and I have no records of him except pictures when I was little and he signed in as my dad when I was born but never put on my... View More
I do not practice in Oklahoma, but your question appeared in my email today. Most attorneys will talk to you for free to see if they can help you. I recommend doing a google search for "oklahoma name change attorney". This will give you the contact info for several attorneys that...View More
Yes. You will need to file a new application for benefits. Benefits are ceased after 12 months of incarceration. If your minor children were receiving benefits because of your disability those likely continued while you were gone.
When working, my wife took out disability insurance. A few years later she had a cyst on her spine removed and was unable to return to work. She has submitted a social security disability request 2 years ago. She finally had her review with a judge. If she receives back pay, will she be required to... View More
Sometimes you do have to pay some or all of your ssa disability payments to an insurer based on your agreement with the insurer. The HR person at your wife's work may be able to point you to the relevant language in the agreement.
My mom, who lives in Oklahoma, is turning 62 this year and would like to retire a little while after her birthday. However, she is concerned because she heard somewhere that a person is required to have been employed for the entire five years immediately preceding their desired retirement date. Is... View More
That is not true. What might be confusing her is the general rule that an individual seeking Social Security Disability benefits needs to have worked 5 of the 10 years before their disability onset date. There is no such rule for SS Retirement benefits. You just have to have worked the equivalent...View More
I'll need a little more details to know for sure what the status of your case is. However, I can say that usually once a decision is made on your case, it is sent back to the SSA field office and they issue the decision letters in the mail. They typically won't give you the answer over...View More
The questions must be relevant and related to what the court must make as a finding. Some questions are designed to ensure that there is no fraud, and also to make a record in the event there is a denial.
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