My friend's PayPal debit card was stolen and her account hacked. She's is being blamed for charging this lady's card by social security. The lady that has her card used gets disability. My friend didn't do it but has no way to prove she didn't do it. They said they are putting a warrant out for... Read more »
Fortunately, she doesn't have to PROVE it wasn't her. The prosecutor has the burden to prove it WAS her. Your friend needs reasonable doubt that it could have been someone else... that she too was a victim of identity theft. Unfortunately, she is starting from a difficult position if she didn't...Read more »
An individual received SSDI,(not SSI) along with back pay, after a long struggle with the Social Security Adm., in mid-spring of '18. Upon receiving the back pay, this person, who doesn't have a 401k, nest egg, family support...etc., decided to invest a percentage of the money into stocks & such,... Read more »
THANK you for an excellent question. I believe you and I would get along great. The situation of which you speak is one of the more ridiculous scenarios of SSI in my opinion. However I am sure it makes sense to those that wrote the law. SSI benefits are based on need so if the person that receives...Read more »
I would need to know some additional details before I could conclusively answer this question. However, generally speaking in order to receive benefits derived from the account of a divorced spouse they themselves have to be eligible for Social Security (either through reaching retirement age or...Read more »
Your question doesn't provide enough detail to answer. If you are wanting the status of a case you are involved with you may contact the attorney representing you or the courts. Many courts allow online access to see the status of your case.
We have several issue with workman comp/disability. If we could speak with someone about it because it's too long to explain the case,. We have all the paperwork from his case. After 3 years fighting we won his case. We had a lawyer that only took his money did nothing for us we fired him an got... Read more »
My daughter's father passed before she was born. My son receives the social security survivors benefits. Social security told me to get a legal sibling DNA test and to send them the sealed document. They rejected her application because I did not amend her birth certificate. I was told to contact... Read more »
The 5-month waiting period is described in CFR § 404.315. The relevant part of the regulation states that benefits will be payable after you have been disabled for FIVE FULL (emphasis added) consecutive months. This five-month waiting period begins with the first full month in which you were...Read more »
I have a injury to my right hand that resulted in loss of two fingers amputation and the use of another finger my hand was crushed in a sheet metal bender .I now have been diagnosed with PTSD and several other disorders because of accident.I just got released from a extensive amount of time in... Read more »
They may be sending you to their on doctor if your doctors have not addressed permanent restrictions. They basically want a medical source statement commenting on your residual functional capacity (RFC). You must attend any and all appointments they set for you or you will be jeopardizing your...Read more »
Person want to apply for workers compensation benefits, but is receiving social security benefits due to winning award for disability. Can the person apply for Workers compensation benefits and collect social security? (both) if the person has been found disabled by Social Security. And does the... Read more »
You would need to consult with a local workers' compensation attorney who practices in the state where you worked and were injured on the job. Also, there may be time limitations on when you can file for WC so I would encourage you to reach out to an attorney as quickly as possible. Best wishes.
I have my children with me. I am currently taking care of them. She is not. I just found out that while she was signing up for child support she used my social security number. Is she allowed to do so?
EDIT: She is trying to place me on child support and has provided my social security... Read more »
I have a severe and profound intellectually disabled child who is 20 years old. She has no income and I her amount of ssi income is around 30.00 per month. I was told, because her father was now paying his arrears child support, it had to be counted as her income. Her arears child support was... Read more »
Yes. Ask the court to enter an order that it must be paid into a special needs trust, an account with a master pooled special needs trust (such as the ARC of Texas Master Pooled Trust) or a combination of these with an ABLE account on which you have signatory authority (see www.stable.org). Money...Read more »
No one can get a durable power of attorney over someone else's money. The person themselves must grant it. If your mother gave your sister a durable power of attorney, she can revoke it. If she now lacks legal capacity to manager her financial affairs (as testified by a doctor completing a...Read more »
I am not sure what all qualifications to look for. I need a divorce as well as fighting CPS, defamation of character, and possibly an identity framing (not sure how to explain) . I need a probono lawyer because my husband has succeeded in making me destitute and unable to get work due to slander... Read more »
You may need one family lawyer and one probate lawyer. Using the Find a Lawyer function on the State Bar of Texas website, you may find a probate lawyer who will take the probate case and be reimbursed from the estate. If you are destitute, you can file an Affidavit of Indigency asking the court...Read more »
*Per ssa.gov> payee> Guide For Organizational Payees> The Role of a Representative Payee, "Being an authorized representative, having power of attorney, or a joint bank account with the beneficiary is not the same as being a payee. These arrangements do not give legal authority to negotiate and... Read more »
You can still file the appeal but you need to show good cause for filing the appeal late. I suggest contacting your local social security office as soon as possible to request the hearing and establish good cause. Good luck.
I purchased a new set of LG washer and dryer in March 2016 from Home Depot. I bought the extended protection plan with them. The washer ruined a lot of my clothes and towels. They're only wanting to reimburse $250. Can I get more? Could this be a class action?
My husband and I are partners in a business. He is considering retiring in January. He is 62. I am 49. I will become the sole owner of the company. Can he "volunteer" his services for my company after he retires and keep his full SS payments? Is there a limit on how much he can... Read more »
Withhold all of her check till the whole 67,000 is paid in full! Because they fill like I owe them because I went back to SSA office which I had been getting my SSA office and was told by the men I remember seeing in that court room the day the order was ruled and he said that that judge does... Read more »
Not clear what is going on. A good place to start is with the Legal Services office if you didn't have an attorney in Federal Court. Overpayments can be waived or modified if "against equity and good conscience." Generally Social Security benefits aren't subject to withholding--though once cashed...Read more »
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