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Category: Social Security
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I am already receiving social security disability since

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I am already receiving social security disability since 2000. I am now 66 and have a granddaughter who is handicapped and receive no help from her father who is my son. This child is scheduled to have a second leg amputation and will need a scooter to get around and continue school. Can she be eligible for any of my benefits?
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  LawTalk replied 1 month ago.

Good afternoon Frank,

I'm Doug, and I'm very sorry to hear of your situation. My goal is to provide you with excellent service today.

You granddaughter will only be eligible for social security benefits based on your work record if you actually adopt her. I'm sorry.

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Thank you in advance. I wish you the best in your future,


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