Sheri R Abrams’s Answers

Sheri R Abrams

Falls Church Social Security Lawyers.

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  1. Why am I receiving SSDI if I don't have enough work credits?

    Answered 4 months ago.

    1. Sheri R Abrams
    2. William Coogan Wombacher
    3. Shoshana Rivka Pehowic
    4. Gerald Gregory Lutkenhaus
    4 lawyer answers

    Please note that, in most situations, if you were to marry you would lose your Adult Disabled Child benefits from Social Security.

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  2. I call this lawyer back in sept 2010 she said the only way she will do anything was to give her 2500 so i did

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. Erik Hammarlund
    2. Sheri R Abrams
    2 lawyer answers

    You should also contact the New Jersey Bar Association and make a complaint.

  3. How do I go about getting custody of my half-brother (12)? Both parents are willing to give me custody. Do I have to g to court?

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. Sheri R Abrams
    1 lawyer answer

    I do not see a way around you not going to court. I am also concerned as to why your parents would give up custody, and if on active duty you would be granted custody. I suggest you contact the local child protection department where your half-brother lives, but know that this could lead to him being removed from your parents and placed in foster home until things can be worked out.

  4. After my step father died,his bank return all his money to U.S. They did not give my Mother anything for his funeral.Is this

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. Sheri R Abrams
    1 lawyer answer

    If your step-father received money from Social Security for time after his death he was not entitled to it and it needed to be sent back. Your mother would need to go into her local Social Security office to see if you qualifies for a percentage of your step-father's benefits---this depends on many factors. If your mother was not named on the bank account, she cannot access it unless she is the Executrix of his will or Administrator of his estate---bother determined by the Probate Court. I...

  5. HOW DO YOU APPLY FOR GUARDIANSHIP OF A ELDER PERSON?

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. Susan Michals King
    2. Joseph Warren Cannon Boyles
    3. Sheri R Abrams
    3 lawyer answers

    You should contact an experienced Elder Law Attorney in your area to discuss the pros and cons of Guardianships. Being a friend and not a family member brings up issues that need to be addressed by an Attorney.

  6. Can i file a claim against social security if they do not pay on time.

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. Jeremy Lyle Bordelon
    2. Sheri R Abrams
    3. Robert C. Alston
    3 lawyer answers

    In my area of the country it is taking about 3 months to get paid. I suggest that you contact your congressperson sometimes they can speed payment up if they put a congressional inquiry on your case.

  7. Child disability benefit denied.

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. Sheri R Abrams
    1 lawyer answer

    The only way anyone can receive SSI (Supplemental Security Income) is if they are a U.S. Citizen or if they were granted some form of political asylum in the U.S. So based on your question I would say no she cannot receive benefits.

  8. Can my child get social security her father has died and he was getting disability and social security from his mother?

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. Sheri R Abrams
    1 lawyer answer

    Your child cannot receive the money that her father was drawing on his mother's social security (I guess he was disabled before age 22?). If her father had put in to Social Security on his own, from his own work or if he was receiving Social Security Disability on his own work record then she would probably be entitled to some money depending on her age (either survivor benefits or a continuation of her benefit based on her father's Social Security Disability).

  9. I live in NY and receive SSD monthly. Can I receive any other benefits monthly like public assistance?

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. Sheri R Abrams
    1 lawyer answer

    Your $1200 will be considered income by NY. If New York considers a person who receives $1200 a month entitled to public assistance then you can qualify. Getting Social Security Disability is not an automatic bar to getting public assistance if you qualify income wise.

  10. My mother and step father married for 30 yrs..they lived in the philippines.He died 4 months ago.Is my Mother entittled for S.S.

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. James Robert Carroll Jr.
    2. Sheri R Abrams
    2 lawyer answers

    A person is only entitled to Social Security Benefits if they or their spouse worked in the United States. So based on your question I would say, no your mother is not entitled to Social Security. She may be entitled to a retirement program from the Philippines if she or your father worked in the Philippines.