Florida welfare received letter of a overpayment of benefits because i have benefits in another state. How to approach this?

Asked about 2 years ago - Palm Beach, FL

They are asking to contact them in 10 days do i need a Attorney?is it a bad idea to talk to them?I didnt know i couldn't receive benefits that way for medicaid.Did NOT receive cash benefits.

Attorney answers (3)

  1. Charles B. Upton II

    Contributor Level 15

    Answered . You should respond to their request within the 10 days. It would preferable for you to speak with an attorney before then.

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  2. David J. McCormick

    Contributor Level 20


    Lawyer agrees

    Answered . You need to meet with them or they will probably cut off your benefits. You should probably talk to a local criminal defense attorney before meeting with the welfare department because they could be looking at you for committing welfare fraud.

    Good luck.

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  3. Gerald Gregory Lutkenhaus

    Contributor Level 18


    Lawyer agrees

    Answered . Yes, you need to meet with them. Perhaps you can contact your local legal aid society for legal assistance.

    This response is meant to be information only and should not be considered to be legal advice. This information is... more

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