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My daughter is on SSI and has been for years. Can you please
My daughter is on SSI and has been for years. Can you please tell me if she is eligible for a raise through her fathers Social Security Disability? He passed away March 12. 2016 … read more
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My sons father didn't work much and passed away. My son gets some SS but not much. A friend of my bfs asked if he was getting 770 and saying that was the minimum? She gave a number for someone in soci… read more
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I have an adult disabled child that was disabled before age 22. She has been on SSI for many years and we would like to transition her to taking benefits from myself (mother) or my husband (her step f… read more
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My mother gets social security and my father gets a larger
My mother gets social security and my father gets a larger social security amount. My father died. Can my mother receive the larger of the two amounts? … read more
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My father passed away in 1978 and my mom now 88 started
My father passed away in 1978 and my mom now 88 started receiving SS at the age of 62. Can she also get some money from my dad's SS account? … read more
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My sister is 64 years old and was diagnosed with mental
Hi my sister is 64 years old and was diagnosed with mental illness at age 13. She has been on SSI but I'm wondering if she would be eligible for my fathers SS benefits sice she was a minor when she wa… read more
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My father worked 20+ yrs for Fed. Gov. and my mother worked
My father worked 20+ yrs for Fed. Gov. and my mother worked 20+ yrs and paid into SSI. My father is now deceased and my mother is drawing on his retirement. She is being told that she cannot draw on m… read more
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My mother and father are 80 years old. My father receives
My mother and father are 80 years old. My father receives Social Security and my mother receives some also from him. When he dies does she still receive his full Social Security payment?… read more
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If either the husband or wife dies, is the living spouse always eligible for Survivor Benefits from the dead spouse? … read more
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My sister's husband died after starting SS. My sister is
My sister's husband died after starting SS. My sister is still working at age 62. They have an adopted son who is 12, qualifying him for ss child benefit. Will my sister's income affect/reduce the son… read more
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My wife died a short time ago. she was 58 years old and on
my wife died a short time ago. she was 58 years old and on SSI. I am 65 years old and now on normal social security after almost 10 years on SSI. can I apply and get survivor benefits? I realize it wo… read more
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MY sister's husband died a couple of years back and she has
MY sister's husband died a couple of years back and she has been drawing a survivors benefit up until June. July Aug and Sept she has not received her check and no one can tell her why. Do they just s… read more
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I have an adult son who was disabled before the age of 18
I have an adult son who was disabled before the age of 18 and receives benefits of his own. He initially received SSI but then after a few months he started to receive 2 checks but in the same amount.… read more
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My sister struggled to take care of of disabled son since he
My sister struggled to take care of of disabled son since he was 16. After his father died, he was able to get a portion of his father's social security. He lived with my sister until his death at 48.… read more
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My Daughter husband died in 2009. He had been on disability
My Daughter husband died in 2009. He had been on disability because he was on kidney Dialysis. Their "special needs" son, disabled since birth, is also collecting SSI based on his father's SSI. When h… read more
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I have a 25 year old daughter who has been on SSI 10 years
I have a 25 year old daughter who has been on SSI for over 10 years and also received child support off her fathers social security...he passed away so now she receives partial survivors and SSI..is t… read more
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my son and dtr are rec benefits under their father who died
my son and dtr are rec benefits under their father who died 2010--my sons discontinued june 2012 as he turned 18 and finished high svchool his sister is 16 has 2 more yrs in school---why doesnt her ch… read more
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My sister has been receiving social security disability monies
My sister has been receiving social security disability monies since the time of my father's death which is approximately the time she was diagnosed with a disabiilty. One important point is that my f… read more
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