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  • Would I be entitled to my late husbands social security?

    Lived together 13 yrs. Married in 2003 He passed in 2011. Owned vehicles and house together

    D’s Answer

    It would depend on length of marriage and your age. Talk with your local office.

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  • Ssi disability n fighting back

    I made just over 5000 last year. I worked 2 jobs and total between the 2 jobs I made 5000$. I am on ssi/SSSI and ssi saying I owe 4000 to them when I made 5000 last year n ssi cut my pay I get do I have to pay 500 month for rent out of pocket. I...

    D’s Answer

    If you are working full time they will cut your disability off.

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  • Can I collect SS benefits for my granddaughter who my wife and I have permanent legal custody,without adopting her?

    About a year ago I applied for a social security benefit for my grand daughter under my SS benefits as my wife and I have full permanent custody of her .We were told by SS clerk that she would have to be adopted and subsequently received a letter...

    D’s Answer

    IF the child's parents are deceased it is not correct. See https://secure.ssa.gov/poms.nsf/lnx/0423505005

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  • I applied for social security benefits and I just had a hearing . I got hurt at work and injured my shoulder and neck.

    I also injured my ankle which I had surgery on shoulder and ankle . I also have become very depress and being seeing a mental doctor for over a year now but what are my chances of winning since I got all this going on ? I also have 2 young childr...

    D’s Answer

    It is impossible to know what your chances are.

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  • Will he have to pay?

    I receive public assistance food stamps and medicaid at first I wasn't receiving cash assistance but I was down on rough times so I applied for it now child support is coming after the father but I don't want any child support from someone who hel...

    D’s Answer

    Yes he is obligated to pay to support his child.

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  • Will it hurt my claim for SS disability if I quit my job to get my 401 k ? Left work because of disability 6 months ago.

    My SS disability is pending. I left work because of disability but after 6 months of no income at all I am about to lose everything. I know I would have to pay taxes and an early withdrawal penalty but I need this money to get by on until my SS di...

    D’s Answer

    It will affect your eligibility for SSI but not SSDI.

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  • Difference between SSID and Disability?

    I suffer from a chronic blood disease that is life threatening. I am in my mid-20s and I am in grad school, however, I am also low-income. I cannot afford healthcare, and I require a specialist (hematologist). And I refuse to go to Jackson. ...

    D’s Answer

    Yoy ate asking about SSI. it is a needs based program for people who never worked long enough to get SSDI. Go to ssa.go for more imfo.

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  • If my husband gets ssi and I apply will I most likely get approved?

    Me and my husband have been married for 2 years and have a 2 year old and a 5 month old he's received his benefits way before I met him does this give me a higher chance of getting approved? Thanks

    D’s Answer

    No his benefits do not increase the chances of you being approved.

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  • Am i entilted to back pay from ssi

    i was recieving ssi for mental health problems fròm the time i was 15 to 17 i think.i got arrested when i was 17 and just recently got out of prison dec 2014 after doing almost 6 years.i applied for ssi in jan and got denied like a week ago the pr...

    D’s Answer

    You need to get an attorney to file an appeal. Do it within the time indicated in the decision. You do not get benefits for time you were in jail.

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  • Does my income counts towards my husband's medicaid benefit?

    My husband has been receiving medicaid, medicare and social security disability for a few years now. We got married and I recently got a job promotion and will be making 42 k / yr. I will get health insurance for myself through my job. Is my incom...

    D’s Answer

    Yes, they will look at the total household income in determining eligibility.

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