Means-tested benefits like "state aid" or Medicaid may be suspended if you are incarcerated, but criminal convictions will not affect eligibility for Social Security.
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My colleague is correct that a convictionwill not take away eligibility for SSI or SSDI. However, if you are incarcerated as a result of the conviction, you may lose some benefits - SSI and SSDI may not be paid during periods of incarceration. So, if you are convicted of the felony and serve time, you are not eligible for SSI or SSDI for the months you are in jail. If your claim is for SSDI, though, and you have dependent children who would be eligible to get dependents benefits, they are still able to get their money.
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My colleagues are correct that criminal convictions do not affect eligibility for disability benefits, but you must remember that at your disability hearing, the Judge will be conducting a credibility evaluation on you and this will factor into whether they will find you disabled. You should know that by simply committing the crimes you mentioned is not a bar to disability benefits, your answers at the hearing regarding your criminal past will be closely scrutinized by the Judge as part of his/her credibility evaluation on your case. Honesty is the best course of action and remember that you are under oath at your hearing.
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