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Q: I'm wanting to apply for disability I am diagnosed as manic depressive bipolar with adhd and ptsd how do I apply

I've never dealt with this and I really need the help I haven't been able to hold a job in over a year for more than a month I'm not very good with computers and I'm currently living in a really unhealthy living situation bc of my diagnosis and judgmental parents and zero income... Read more »

Scott F Bocchio
Scott F Bocchio answered on Dec 4, 2019

We always suggest that you apply for SSDI and see if you are eligible. Please keep in mind, the process is tedious and can take as little as 3 months or as long as 24+ months. It's imperative to have all medical documentation and appointments up to date at all times.

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Q: Arrears and SSDI, How much of 764.00 can the state of WV take per month? And how much of back pay?
Jerry Lutkenhaus
Jerry Lutkenhaus answered on Sep 17, 2014

You did not say what kind of arrears. However, if child support, the state can attach part of your benefits.

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Q: My Mom passed away in West Virginia and was getting SSI. Does anyone get her Social Security benefits?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Jul 18, 2012

No. They were only for your mother. They terminate upon death.

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Q: Am I able to collect part of my ex-husband social security if I am receiving social security disability? 20 years marrie
Jerry Lutkenhaus
Jerry Lutkenhaus answered on Feb 19, 2012

If you are over 60 you can apply for it. However, unless his check is higher than yours you would get additional benefits. You get whichever is higher. This is meant to be general information and not legal advice.

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