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My Son's Father Receives SSI, Does My Son Qualify For Any Benefits?

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My Son's Father Receives SSI, Does My Son Qualify For Any Benefits?

Attorney Answers 3

  1. If he receives Supplemental Security Income (SSI) the answer is definitely "no." However, if the father has ever been a wageearner, he may actually be receiving SSDI (Social Security disability) and if his work record was strong enough, there may be benefits for his dependents, which is a single monthly sum divided equally between all dependents.

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  2. Only if he receives SSDI. Not SSI.


    DISCLAIMER: David J. McCormick is licensed to practice law in the State of Wisconsin and this answer is being provided for informational purposes only because the laws of your jurisdiction may differ. This answer based on general legal principles and is not intended for the purpose of providing specific legal advice or opinions. Under no circumstances does this answer constitute the establishment of an attorney-client relationship.

  3. My colleagues are correct -the answer is no if he gets SSI, and only "maybe" if he gets SSDI.

    best of luck to you.

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