Child Benefits

Could My Grandson In College Qualify For Benefits On His Deceased Father's Record?

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My 19-year-old grandson is a full-time college student in another state. He will turn 20 in June. His father, my former son-in-law, sadly died last month at age 48. He was a full-time federal employee under the FERS system, so did pay into the Social Security system for the last 9 years on this current job as well as on other non-governmental jobs he held before this job. Someone told me they thought because my grandson was a full-time student that he would be eligible for Social Security child survivor benefits.

Is It True That If I Marry My Girlfriend Her Children's Survivor Benefits Will Stop?

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I want to marry my girlfriend however her children receive survivor benifits. It appears that if she gets remarried, her children will no longer be able to receive these benifits. Is that true? If so would we be able to have a domestic partnership or is there another union that won’t affect those benifits for the babies? We are both 40 years old.

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What Can I Do If Social Security Won't Process My Daughter's Benefit Using The Combined Max?

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I'm hoping you can help me and provide some guidance. I'm currently receiving
social security Disability benefits. Under my record my daughter qualifies
for benefits. I was just recently notified that her dad is now also receiving
social security benefits disability benefits. I went to my local office to
apply for benefits for my daughter under his record. I was told that she does
not qualify because what he is receiving in benefits to around the same
amount I'm receiving. Which I didn't think sounded accurate and when I got

How Do We Adopt Our Grandchildren Without Money For A Lawyer?

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My wife and i recently got custody of our daughters two children. The grandchildrens father has never been in their lives and they receive no child support. I am on disability and my wife has filed for disability but has been denied because we cannot afford a doctor for her. We have been told that to get help with supporting our grandchildren thur my disability we have to legally adopt them. How do we do this without money for a lawyer . is there any help . thank you

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Can My Grandchildren Get Benefits If I Adopt Them?

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We have custody of 2 grandkids. I am retired from post office and receive disability also. We have had kids for 4 years and I retired 6 years and started disability 10/16. We are thinking of adopting them. The dad wants to sign them over. The mother ,our daughter. Has been in and out of rehab and might be going to prison. If we adopt them can they receive any benefits from me?

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