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We have permanent custody of our 7 year old granddaughter.
We have permanent custody of our 7 year old granddaughter. My stepson is her biological father and receives social security benefits due to his disabilities. We are both retired. My husband recently b… read more
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we are permanent guardians of your grandson since 2018. When my husband retired, we did not have guardianship. He was told when I retire we could apply for benefits. SSA is now saying we must adopt hi… read more
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i have had custody of my grandchildren for 8 years and wanted to know if it would be possible since they are under the age of 18 if they could draw from my husbands or my social security. my husband i… read more
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Can a parent claim her children for SS disability when they don't have custody? … read more
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I have custody of my granddaughter who is 6. I get no
I have custody of my granddaughter who is 6. I get no assistance from the mother and we don't know who the father is. I've been laid off and I'm 2 1/2 years away from full retirement age. Having diffi… read more
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My daughter just passed away and her daughters want to live
My daughter just passed away and her daughters want to live with me and my husband, her grandparents. What benefits can I apply for on their behalf? … read more
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Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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My husband retired at age 64 and started drawing Social
My husband retired at age 64 and started drawing Social Security. In 2014, we were given permanent custody of our then 1 year old grandson. We still have permanent custody. The biological mother is re… read more
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Lev
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I am trying to determine the definition for foster child by
I am trying to determine the definition for foster child by social security guidelines … read more
Robin D.
Robin D.
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I have legal custody of my granddaughter as my daughter has
I have legal custody of my granddaughter as my daughter has not been able to care for her properly. About a year ago I was granted social security disability as I have severe rheumatoid arthritis. Is … read more
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Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
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I am 65 years old and have been collecting SSI years. My
I am 65 years old and have been collecting SSI for 3 years. My husband and I have had legal custodial guardianship of our granddaughter, aged 10, for her entire life. I have heard that I might be able… read more
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Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Question is regarding survivor benefits Granddaughter. My
Question is regarding survivor benefits for my Granddaughter. My Granddaughter just turned twelve and is receiving survivor benefits of $400 each month. This is based on her Mothers (my Daughter) limi… read more
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Robin D.
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My husband recently passed away. We have had full custody of
My husband recently passed away. We have had full custody of our 3 grandsons almost from birth. They have lived with us and continue to live with me. They were not my deceased husbands biological gran… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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I am out of work on permanent disability. I receive social
I am out of work on permanent disability. I receive social security benefits and I did receive social security benefits for my children until 2012. My ex husband is $. 11,000 in arrears in child suppo… read more
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My wife and I have court ordered custody of 2 grandchildren
My wife and I have court ordered custody of 2 grandchildren that are the ages of 8 and 9 years of age. We have had custody for almost 8 years. we carry them as dependents on our income tax. Can these … read more
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What does it take to get financial aid from social security? My daughter ( a single parent ) passed away in 2011. My wife and I gained legal jurisdiction of our granddaughter at that time. Since then,… read more
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My husband and I have had legal custody of our 12 year old
My husband and I have had legal custody of our 12 year old grandchild since she was 6 months old. My husband is 66 years old and has been receiving Social Security retirement benefits for the past 4 y… read more
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I married a woman whose husband died and I adopted her two
I married a woman whose husband died and I adopted her two children who receive their biological fathers benefits. We were married 12 years and the children are 14 and 16 now. We now are divorced. Do … read more
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Isaac, Esq.
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Doctoral Degree
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My husband and I are both on Social Security benefits. Our
My husband and I are both on Social Security benefits. Our great grand daughter lives with us and we take care of her financially because both parents can not contribute due to financial problems. Our… read more
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