Social Security Benefits can be garnished for past and current child support. Contact your local child support enforcement department and advise then of the father’s pending SSD application. They should be able to make the appropriate notifications at SSD.
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.
Yes and yes. I would hire a private attorney ASAP. Make sure the lawyer has expertise in child suport collections and enforcement.
IF YOU FOUND THIS ANSWER "Helpful" or " The Best Answer" YOU CAN THANK ATTORNEY RADDATZ BY MARKING IT SO because Avvo awards the attorney points. MS. RADDATZ is donating her time and talent by answering questions to help those in need of legal information. This is NOT a consultation and in no way creates an attorney-client relationship. YOU SHOULD ALWAYS PERSONALLY CONSULT WITH AN ATTORNEY IN YOUR LOCAL AREA who has specific expertise in the area of law you are asking about.
Depending on how much he worked, you may be due benefits for the child based on his SS benefits. That would b3e sent to the custodial parent and in many jurisdictions is counted against the amount he is arrears.
The exact answers to questions like this require more information than presented. The answer(s) provided should be considered general information. The information provided by this is general advice, and is not legal advice. Viewing this information is not intended to create, and does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. It is intended to educate the reader and a more definite answer should be based on a consultation with a lawyer. You should not take any action that might affect your claim without first seeking the professional opinion of an attorney. You should consult an attorney who can can ask all the appropriate questions and give legal advice based on the exact facts of your situation. The general information provided here does not create an attorney-client relationship.
Child support Permanent disability and personal injury Finances and child support Determining child support payments Child support and disability benefits Child support and social security benefits Child support arrears Child support enforcement Social security Social security disability