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Would a inheartance mess up my social security benefits that

Would a inheartance mess up my social security benefits that I have been getting for 30 years ?

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Lane

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I was in SS office and tried to make restricted application

I was in SS office and tried to make restricted application for spousal benefits only. They fill for me application under Title 2 (Federal old-age, survivors, and disability insurance). Is this the same or they did wrong application?

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Christopher B, Esq.

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SSDI Expert Only Please 2nd opinion SSDI Expert (Social

SSDI Expert Only Please2nd opinionSSDI Expert (Social Security Disability Insurance) application question. Please only send to SSDI specialist.I have had 18 jobs in the last 25 years most of which have ended with unfavorable dismissals related to bipolar originating behaviors. I have tried as long as I can and now will seek thedisability. I read that employer statements don't count for much. However, Often the big companies like Medtronic, Glaxo, Steelcase write up detailed accounts of my performance issues so to withstand any legal challenges. The reason I want to include them are that my doc's and I were caught off guard with these forced resignations. We thought I was doing very well. So I suppose his notes indicate the same. Are these documents worth including in the application?

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Phillips Esq.

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My daughter has cancer and is wondering about her

My daughter has cancer and is wondering about her eligibility for ssi or disability. She has no husband or children.

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Lane

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I have SSDI and extra help since I need Anti-rejection drugs

I have SSDI and extra help for presciptions since I need Anti-rejection drugs for a heart transplant and lot of expensive tests. I also have a stroke. I also get SNAP benefits.I'd like move in a companion to help with the rent, utilities and to drive me to the store and church etc. He collects Veteran disabitly benfits.Will either of us lose any benifits doing this?

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annelew12554

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I took widow benefits when I turned 60. Obviously my husband

I took widow benefits when I turned 60. Obviously my husband passed in 1993 and I got my SS based on his income. I have never stopped working so my questions is---why do I have SS taken out of my paychecks and is there any way I can get it back or stopped and if not, where does this money go?

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lev-tax

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About 30 days again, after initially being approved , I was

Hello, About 30 days again, after initially being approved for SSI, I was denied two weeks later because I had too much money in the bank (I didn't realize the threshold was $2000). Since then, I have paid bills such as a car payment and I only have about two grand, but the main problem is that they counted an “in trust of minor” savings account that belongs to my sixteen year old daughter that had about $9000 in it. That money does not belong to me and before I applied for Social Security, I was going to liquidate the account and give my daughter the cash, but the manager at Bank of America said that would not be necessary and Social Security would not count it!My question is can I reapply within the next 30 days with less cash in my accounts (and my daughter keep the money in hers?) Otherwise I continue to have zero income (and had been approved for $2086/month).Thanks very much.

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Stephanie O Joy, Esq

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Both my mother and father qualified social security benefit

Both my mother and father qualified for a social security benefit and were also vested in the Louisiana State Retirement system. My father passed away in 1997 and my mother has been receiving her state retirement checks and a discounted social security check drawn on her social security not my father's.It is my understanding that there were several bills passed in 1984, 1985, & 1986 that provide that if you were vested in the Louisiana State Retirement service by those times (10 years of service) that a spouse can draw on the other spouse's social security if it's higher.Can you guide me as to the steps I must follow to make that happen. Thanks Marc

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Stephanie O Joy, Esq

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If someone is collecting payment from a disability insurance

If someone is collecting payment from a disability insurance at the same time as getting social security benefits for disability, can the social security benefits be clawed back?

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Lane

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