i am recieving a small pi settlement and my husband gets ssi,will this effect his payments and do i need to report it?
Yes it has to be reported. SSI considers the "entire" family estate in computing eligility so yes it could affect his SSI eligility.See question
I have been fighting for SSI and disability since 2008 and have been on Medicaid for all these years. I am 45 years old and my brother just passed leaving a sizable insurance policy that I may be the beneficiary. I know upon my death Medicaid ca...
Medicaid is a welfare benefit. Your inheritance may disqualify you going forward but since you did not have it before it should not affect the past.See question
Worked for 2 yrs,had to quit job cause of extreme pain, was diagnosed by my 2 drs with rhuematoid arthritis and fibromyalgia,bursitis in knees and ankles,can I still apply for ssi even if I get this check form my divorce settlement?
SSI is only $735 a month. It is welfare disability. As such any other income reduces it. So, if your alimony exceeds $735 a month, you are out of luck. Sorry!See question
Would a Court Order in OR for '50% plus One Night' child time of a joint Custody make me a Payee for SSA child's benefits?
You can request to be named payee based on this order. The custodial parent is generally the payee. Of course, the money has to used solely for the benefit of the child.See question
I just found out the person representing me in SSDI hearing is NOT an attorney but, is Representative (my wrong assumption). Their verbiage was misleading but never lied. This "representative" did not discuss my case with me prior to going befor...
Attorneys have legal malpractice insurance. I don't know if any protection if you are represented by a non-attorney. It would be very difficult to take the non-attorney to court for negligence.See question
Adult disabled child lives with me. SSI amount is reduced since I provide room and board. If child pays for food and shelter, would SSI amount be increased? His pro rata share (just the two of us) would exceed his increased monthly benefit. Wh...
The maximum SSI monthly benefit for 2017 is $735 - free shelter reduction = current benefit. If the claimant can prove rent payment to SSA, you can ask for the free shelter reduction to be removed.See question
I became disabled in 1993, and I spent thousands of dollars to prove how sick I am. I received SSI without any problems. The private disability company came out to ask questions and eventually placed me on the plan I had joined through my work p...
The private insurance carrier will most likely continue to review your claim. Failure to comply may result in suspension of your private disability benefits.See question
If you win five million dollars from the lottery can I still receive my ssi and veteran benfits
Yes you can continue to set service connected VA disability and Social Security Disability. No, you cannot continue to get SSI (welfare disability). Most welfare programs disqualify the recipient if the person has $2,000 or more in assets.See question
When i filed for disability my son was under 15. He turned 18 one month before I was approved now the entire back pay check is being sent in his name. Shouldn't that go to me as I was his sole support and owe money that i have to repay. Since th...
You may have a moral case that you should be re-paid but legally the money is his. Sorry!See question
I'm from Maine, and my daughter (age 10) receives SSI benefits, due to her father collecting SSI. My daughter does not live with her father. She lives with me full time. In fact, they have never met. I've been seeing someone for a few years no...
It sounds like your daughter is getting dependent Social Security benefits through her father. If this is what she is getting, then your re-marriage will not affect her benefits. Check to make sure it is Social Security and not SSI which is welfare.See question