Social Security

Ask social security questions and get answers ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

My stepson is emotionally disabled and I have been handling…

Customer Question
My stepson is emotionally...

My stepson is emotionally disabled and I have been handling his SSDI contacts. He is on psychiatric meds for bipolar disease, and the Soc Sec admin ruled that he is now able to work, and his SSDI benefits were cancelled 2 1/2 years ago. We appealed that ruling, and the appeal process took 2 1/2 years, during which he continued to receive SSDI benefits. We believed in good faith that we were going to win our appeal. Unfortunately we lost. So now, Soc Sec is billing my stepson $35,281 for the money they kept paying him during the appeals process. So...my stepson, aged 51, has no assets except a 20-yr old car. He has no funds of his own, having been unable to work for the last 12 years during his disability. Although he is on medications which control his bipolar highs and lows, he still suffers from anxiety and depression, which keep him from working now. Can he be relieved of this debt? As I say, he has no assets of his own.

Accountant's Assistant: These retirement benefits are supposed to help us but they can be so complicated! The Retirement Expert will help you get the most benefits properly. Is there anything else important you think the Retirement Accountant should know?

Joe is still unable to work because of ongoing psychiatric disabilities. Can he be relieved of his $35,281 debt to the Soc Sec Admin?

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Social Security
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Social Security Question
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Posted by JustAnswer at customer's request) Hello. I would like to request the following Expert Service(s) from you: Live Phone Call.
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Let me know if you need more information, or send me the service offer(s) so we can proceed.
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
My telephone number is(###) ###-####
Answered in 4 hours by:
3/23/2018
Social Security Expert: Legal Eagle, Lawyer replied 4 months ago
Legal Eagle
Legal Eagle, Lawyer
Category: Social Security
Satisfied Customers: 13,474
Experience: Licensed to practice before state and federal court
Verified

Hello! I am a licensed attorney, admitted to practice in state and federal court. I have a nearly 100% satisfaction rating (click here for more info) so all that means is that you can count on me to help today.

I see you would like a call. When you see the prompt, you're welcome to click "accept."

Ask Your Own Social Security Question
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Accept
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I've already paid $32; the amount seems to be going up and up. Please just answer my question in writing. I don't care to pay for a phone call. Thanks.
Social Security Expert: Legal Eagle, Lawyer replied 4 months ago

Hi. Unfortunately, because there was a long delay, I'm not available to assist you at this time. Also, I usually am not available on the site on Saturdays either. I'm very sorry. As a result, I can opt out and let another expert take this question over. You won't be charged any extra. Thanks!

Ask Your Own Social Security Question
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
OK. I'll look forward to some written answer tomorrow. Thanks.
Was this answer helpful?

How JustAnswer works

step-image
Describe your issueThe assistant will guide you
step-image
Chat 1:1 with a social security expertLicensed Experts are available 24/7
step-image
100% satisfaction guaranteeGet all the answers you need
Ask dylatess Your Own Question
dylatess
dylatess
dylatess, ATTORNEY
Category: Social Security
Satisfied Customers: 3,473
3,473 Satisfied Customers
Experience: 37 plus years of SSD practice

dylatess is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I really was impressed with the prompt response. Your expert was not only a tax expert, but a people expert!!! Her genuine and caring attitude came across in her response...

T.G.WMatteson, IL

I WON!!! I just wanted you to know that your original answer gave me the courage and confidence to go into yesterday's audit ready to fight.

BonnieChesnee, SC

Great service. Answered my complex tax question in detail and provided a lot of additional useful information for my specific situation.

JohnMinneapolis, MN

Excellent information, very quick reply. The experts really take the time to address your questions, it is well worth the fee, for the peace of mind they can provide you with.

OrvilleHesperia, California

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

dylatess

dylatess

ATTORNEY

3,473 satisfied customers

37 plus years of SSD practice

Megan C

Megan C

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

4,582 satisfied customers

Licensed CPA, CMA, CFE, CGMA M.Accy Also Teach Accounting courses at Master's Level

LawTalk

LawTalk

Attorney

3,071 satisfied customers

I have 30 years of legal and litigation experience, including representing clients before the U.S. Social Security Administration.

R. Klein, EA

R. Klein, EA

Accountant

334 satisfied customers

Tax & Social Security Benefits specialist

Dimitry K., Esq.

Dimitry K., Esq.

Attorney

233 satisfied customers

Licensed in multiple jurisdictions, experienced business attorney.

AttorneyTom

AttorneyTom

Attorney

16 satisfied customers

Attorney

Stephanie O Joy, Esq

Stephanie O Joy, Esq

Soc. Sec. Attorney

3,283 satisfied customers

22+ years legal exp. - 12+ years owning/operating her own SSD Law practice.

< Previous | Next >

Related Social Security Questions
I am married, looking at a divorce ahead. I need to apply
Hello - I am married, looking at a divorce ahead. I need to apply for SSI as soon as possible. I'm concerned that my husband will somehow be entitled to any of the SSI I am able to receive. Is that th… read more
emc011075
emc011075
Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent
Bachelor\u0027s Degree
3,094 satisfied customers
A friend of mine is 52 and cannot read or write. He is an
a friend of mine is 52 and cannot read or write. He is an ex-con and is ill. He has diabetes and other illnesses as well. How can he (e) find out if he is eligible for SSD? … read more
keeperumiami
keeperumiami
Sr Financial & Tax Consultant
Bachelor\u0027s Degree
1 satisfied customers
How can I apply for SSDI for my 41 year old son? I am his
How can I apply for SSDI for my 41 year old son? I am his conservator … read more
keeperumiami
keeperumiami
Sr Financial & Tax Consultant
Bachelor\u0027s Degree
1 satisfied customers
My father is collecting Soc. Sec. now, he is 82 and has had
My father is collecting Soc. Sec. now, he is 82 and has had 2 heart attacks in the last several months, is he eligible to collect soc. sec. disability.… read more
ABC Accounting Group
ABC Accounting Group
Bachelor\u0027s Degree
848 satisfied customers
My grandson has been diagnosed with -polar condition. Would
My grandson has been diagnosed with bi-polar condition. Would he ever be eligible for SSI?… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
1,226 satisfied customers
My son was turned down Security Disabilities. He has
My son was turned down for Social Security Disabilities. He has appealed. He has back problems as well as depression and severe anxiety. I myself am on disability for severe depression. His sister als… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,582 satisfied customers
I just received a form SSA-454-BK only 5 months after
I just received a form SSA-454-BK only 5 months after filling out the OCR form. I have been receiving SSDI for about 5 years since my Liver transplant. I am 57 years old. I also have very bad neuropat… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
Stephanie. I am 58 years old. I filed Sec Dis in Nov 2014. I am also a 70% Disa
Hi Stephanie. I am 58 years old. I filed for Soc Sec Dis in Nov 2014. I am also a 70% Disabled Veteran. I do have a lot of disabilities not service related. I retired Sept 30 from my full time job and… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
My son totally disabled at birth is now 38 and collects SSI
My son totally disabled at birth is now 38 and collects SSI with Medicaid. He remained a dependent on his father's medical insurance. His father died last year at age 62. Can my son collect a portion … read more
Angie
Angie
Bookkeeper
55 satisfied customers
Hi, I have OCD, bulimia, and depression. I applied for ssdi.
Hi, I have OCD, bulimia, and depression. I applied for ssdi. Problem is went I was a kid and teenager I was in therapy, but never took meds because was afraid too. I just lived with my problem. Got li… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,582 satisfied customers
Soc Sec website says "Payees are not permitted to be reimbursed
Soc Sec website says "Payees are not permitted to be reimbursed from the beneficiary's funds for any expenses that are considered overhead. For example, the costs associated with utilities, rent, offi… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
My husband has been disabled for the last 17 years and he has
My husband has been disabled for the last 17 years and he has recently declined and we have new challenges that make it difficult for me to get back to work. I also take care of my disabled sister, wh… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,582 satisfied customers
Some one I know has not worked for over 2 years due to severe
Some one I know has not worked for over 2 years due to severe depression issues. She has lived on her retirement savings and now has no money. She is in her early 30s and still struggling with depress… read more
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
Attorney
JD
822 satisfied customers
My brother recieves ss disability and works seasonal. He was
My brother recieves ss disability and works seasonal. He was asked to go see there drs for review. He has a history of panic disorders and liver disorder. Gilbert syndrome and jaundice -he works seaso… read more
dylatess
dylatess
ATTORNEY
JD
3,473 satisfied customers
My friend applied for ssd and was approved and he was found
My friend applied for ssd and was approved and he was found to have a mental impairment. SSA requested that he have a appointed representative to help him manage his affairs, especially finances. Whic… read more
LawTalk
LawTalk
Attorney
Juris Doctor
3,071 satisfied customers
I have diagnosed, Depression, now Bipolar Disorder, PTSD childhood,
I have diagnosed, Depression, now Bipolar Disorder, PTSD childhood, PTSD from closing of my 25 year old business (laid off 160 employees, headed for bankruptcy, IRS all over me), and MRI confirmed sev… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
i assisted my fiance in applying for ssi in Aug 201O, his first
i assisted my fiance in applying for ssi in Aug 201O, his first denial was Jan 2011, we appealed the reconsideration and was denied Oct 2011. should i appeal with or without a lawyer. He has Bipolar d… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
my husband was denied ssi 2 times and he is now going to court
my husband was denied ssi 2 times and he is now going to court in july he is not able to work because of his bipolar and manic depression instability he is a veteran and has been hospitalized due to t… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x