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If you set up a TRUST before the inheritance is given, and allow the TRUST to receive the inheritance, it will not be in your name, and thus would not be something that can be touched.
Visit your financial institution, such as your bank or an investment company such as fidelity, and let them know that you want to set up a trust, where you are the custodian of the account. As the custodian, you can draw small amounts of money out as you need it, without it being counted against your SSD.
The money that goes into the trust will not be in your name.
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SSD is not a needs based income. There for, receiving the inheritance will not reduce your SSD payments.
However, if you have any other needs based benefits, such as Medicaid, those payments and eligibility may be reduced or eliminated.
Also, if you are receiving and state or VA institutional type care, they may want to attach part or all of the inheritance for reimbursement of care.
Regarding state institutional care and extended care facilities, nurising homes, etc. In some states, they can go back 10 years to attach assetts to help pay for the care. If you anticpate, as a result of your disability, that you may be in one of these type institutions within the next 10 years, it woud be a precautionary measure to place this inheritance ina special needs trust.
The trust needs to be established before you receive the money from the sale of the house.