Thank you for your question, Andrea.
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Generally, benefits for children under age 18 or students ages 18 or 19 will end when they marry. If a parent signs their parental rights away and dies a couple years later; is the child eligible for survivor benifits still? Hi Crystal. Unfortunately, your question is a bit more complex than we can answer in this forum. Please call and speak to one of our agents. If i am married and my biological father is deceased will she be able to draw his social security?
Hello Jennifer, the survivors benefit amount would be based on the earnings of the person who died. The more they paid into Social Security, the higher the benefit amount would be. Hello Leon. Also, we generally pay benefits to the adult- Representative payee of the child, up until the child turns I am working with a student whose dad receives SS benefits because her mother is deceased. She is looking for a summer job. Does her employment effect the amount of SS her father gets? He is worried about loosing the support while she is still in high school.
As you get older, the money will become your sex appeal. But I did not earn enough credits so I have to go back and earn those credits. What do I need to do in order to receive extended benefits? I have a letter from New London High School explaining that information. If you could please let me know what steps I need to take. Thank you! Hello Jo Ann. In general benefits stop when the child reaches age 18 unless the child is a student or disabled. Hi Jennifer, when you qualify for Social Security disability benefits, your children may also qualify to receive benefits on your record.
For further assistant, please call our toll free number at TTY Or visit your local Social Security office. Thank you for your question, Philippe. Children can be eligible for Social Security benefits when one or both of their parents are disabled, retired, or deceased.
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Benefits stop when your child reaches age 18 unless your child is a student or disabled. Children younger than age 18 who have disabilities and are U. These Social Security benefits are to help me make sure he lives the lifestyle he is accustomed to when his dad was alive. Social Security administration must relook at their rules and regulations and rewrite them to reflect the ideas of today.
Giving money to children today opens doors that we should not be opening.
Thank you for contacting us Barbara. The child must complete a statement of attendance, certified by a school official. Generally, if the beneficiary is under age 18, we pay benefits to a representative payee.
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We start paying benefits directly to the beneficiary when he or she turns age Your grandson can call our toll free number at , should he need further assistance. Thank you for contacting us, Darvin. You will have to contact your local Social Security office. A face-to-face interview is required to select and approve a new representative payee. Generally, we look for family or friends to serve as representative payees. When friends or family are not able to serve as payees, Social Security looks for qualified organizations to be representative payees.
I think it was ssi my son was getting but it stopped. I dont know why i even sent them everything they needed to keep my son on. My hours at work have been cut and its been a little harder for us. I want to re apply but i dont know how. He was born early 27weeks and hes almost 4 and hes still a special needs kid. Is there a way i can re apply for this. Hello Jess. I am having difficulties or do not know how to apply for benefit for my son living in Haiti, I was told by the Nyack social security office to apply at the ambassy in Haiti, but there they told me they no longer doing that.
I receive benefits just approved I have sole legal custody of 2 grandsons and have had them almost 7 yrs are they entitled to benefits also? Hello James. I would make a good dad I helped raise kids from my teen years and live in a small town so the issues would be things like medical insurance school cost clothes and accessories so they would fit in and the normal spending.
I just want to be a dad since I would be good at it since I cant be a worker I have time to teach and care take but the issue is that my kid may have a hard life I just really was wondering if it is ok for me to be a dad and if theres a good gov. I receive Social Security Benefits for retirement. I have just completed an adoption process for three of my grandchildren.
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I now have there updated birth-certificates. We live in Costa Rica. How do I get Social Security numbers for them?
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My granddaughter is 18 years old and attending college. Of course, the Social Security Administration is not obliged to notify or outwardly give the information that a dependent can make a claim.
When she was born her absent father never mentioned he was getting SSD. Can my granddaughter claim at least some retroactive benefits? How is it proved to social security that the parent who is raising the disabled child does not receive the benefits, rather, the absent parent does? Hello Diane. If the deceased parent was a stay at home and did not work, are the children not entitled to social security? This is sad because now the father has to pay for child care and is struggling. This is a situation in my family, can you please send me any info that may be of help to them.
Hello Deonne. The number of credits needed for family members to be eligible for survivors benefits depends on your age when you die. You can call our toll free number at and speak to one of our agents for specifics in your situation. Generally, you will have a shorter wait time when you call later during the day or later in the week. This is just to ensure that they have a good health and they are properly taken cared of by our medical teams. Thanks for sharing this info!
I am looking for answers regarding what happens when a divorced, custodial parent of a child recieving SSI becomes disabled? Specifically if the parents disability is so severe that they may no longer be able to take care of the child and may need to turn custody over to other parent. I am curious as to why it takes so long to get a Federal Court date set for a child. It has been seven years since the original claim was filed. I am asking for my eight year old great granddaughter who has been diagnosed with cerebral palsy. I have been told that Randall Forbes is the only attorney that handles children.
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The length of time it takes to get a hearing can vary from state to state. We attempt to resolve all claims promptly, but there may be delays due to the volume of pending appeals in your area. The good news is that we are trying to conduct many of our hearings through video teleconferencing VTC to speed up the process.
If a child that is receiving SSA, and they live with their real mom and step-dad… if the mom passes away is the step-dad entitled to receive the SSA benefits on behalf of the children? Hello Cathy. We generally appoint a suitable representative payee who can manage the payments on behalf of a minor child.
In most cases, we select an adult-relative living in the same household to be the representative payee.