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I disabled in Florida and am on SSI and Medicaid. I just

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I disabled in Florida and am on SSI and Medicaid. I just received $10,000 inheritance from my Aunt. The money will immediately be used too pay off a $13,000 credit card debt. Will I lose my benefitsXcire
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
39;''my mother's house has been foreclosed on. She is now deceased. 'i only get $733 pe
r month and if
I don't pay of the cards, I will be homeless.
Expert:  Alex J. Esq. replied 1 year ago.

Hello. My name is Alex.
Thank you for your question.
I will be happy to provide you with information you are seeking for educational purposes only.

Generally, a person who is receiving SSI and Medicaid based on the disability, cannot have more assets than $2000 for a single and $3000 for married person and any inheritance has to be reported withing 10 days from the end of the month during which it was received to the SSI.

However, generally, if the inheritance is spend in the same month received, it would not have negative impact on SSI benefits.

I wish you the best of luck!

Expert:  Alex J. Esq. replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Alex J. Esq. replied 12 months ago.

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Expert:  Alex J. Esq. replied 11 months ago.