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I am the guardian of a granddaughter who will turn 18 on
I am the guardian of a granddaughter who will turn 18 on 4/20/2019. Her mother is dead and she receives social security survivor benefit. She also receives SSI due to borderline IQ, ADHD, PTSD, and an… read more
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I am a widow, and my step grandchild who is disabled has
I am a widow, and my step grandchild who is disabled has claimed benefits under my husbands benefits. Which is ok. I have also claimed benefits. Now her adopted mother is claiming benefits. Her adopte… read more
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Thank you yes.. I am guardian and have custody of my 3 year
thank you yes.. I am guardian and have custody of my 3 year old granddaughter. She has been in my custody since was a month old. Her father is currently receiving social security disability and I was … read more
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We have had permanent custody of our 4 yr old granddaughter
We have had permanent custody of our 4 yr old granddaughter for 3 yrs. Her biological father passed away a month ago. I went to SSA office to apply for survivors benefits for her, and was told we cann… read more
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If the father is receiving social security benefits (age 69) and has a 5 year old child entitled to benefits as a minor child. The mother is 50 and works. If the child resides with the mother 5 days a… read more
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Is my mother who was married and filed jointly with my
Is my mother who was married and filed jointly with my father for 33 years entitled to the same rate as my father when retired. She has been remarried for 15 years and has worked, but mostly since the… read more
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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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Question is regarding survivor benefits Granddaughter. My
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A friend has a child which she had full custody of and is receiving
A friend has a child which she had full custody of and is receiving SS check of about $ 400 per month as child support from her ex partner who is disabled. The court removed the child from the mother'… read more
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My granddaughter is entitled to get survivor benefits from
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My husbands grand daughter is on her own. She is only 16 years
My husbands grand daughter is on her own. She is only 16 years old and her mother( my husbands daughter) has abandoned her. Her father just committed suicide after he had been remarried only 9 months.… read more
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My husband has drawn social security for 3 years and for 2
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I am in a custody case to have one of my 2 daughters come live
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I (the father) have received Social Security Disability for
I (the father) have received Social Security Disability for around 10 years and my 2 children get around $500 each per month because of my disability. The monthly payment to them goes to me as their b… read more
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My daughter has custody of my granddaughter, who has add and was premature at birth. She has taken care of granddaughter since 5yrs old, she is now 81/2yrs. Both biological parents (father is unemploy… read more
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We have gotten custody of two grandchildren legally. My husband
We have gotten custody of two grandchildren legally. My husband is on SS and I am on unemployment at this time. The father get ss because of disability and we were told that since he is getting the mi… read more
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My son in law is now 34 yrs old. His father died when he was
My son in law is now 34 yrs old. His father died when he was 12 yrs old while in the military. His parents were divorced and his father had sole custody. His grandmother took care of him when his Dad … read more
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Hi, My husband is 64 and receives $760 a month from SS. We
Hi, My husband is 64 and receives $760 a month from SS. We want to get legal custody of our grand daughter. Will we receive SSI for her. I am employed full time as a public school teacher in NJ. I thi… read more
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