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I recently recieved full custody of two minor children ages 2 and 6. I was filling out my application online to receive my social security and ask about children. Can I put them down … read more
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I'm on ss and recently had 3 of my grandkids put in my care can I draw ss on them … read more
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I am permanently disabled and receive SSI benefits. I received a notice stating my children may qualify for up to 50% of what I receive. How is the social security benefit awarded to the children?… read more
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I have legal custody of my two grandchildren and I am retired. My son and the mother of the children are not financially able to care for the children. I have had them for 5 years or longer actually. … read more
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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
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