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Should My Ex-Husband Have Been Getting My Children's Benefits While They Were Living With Me?

My ex husband is has been receiving SSDI payments for approx 6 years. I have custodial custody. My children were temporarily in his home for a year after my home had a fire. During that time I found out he applied for SSDI auxiliary parents for the children. They were 11,12, and our disabled 16 year old. He received payments for the children that continued AFTER they moved back home with me. My question is, my children, nor myself, have ever seen a payment? Apparently they get sent to him, at his residence and NOT to my children? I'm wondering if that's normal?

Friday, April 21, 2023 - 12:37

What Can I Do?

I was a representative payee for someone for one year and during that time I reported he is been working and submitted his paystubs to social security so they found out he is owing social security and he is been overpaid a year before I become his payee and now ssi is holding me responsible for his debts if he can’t pay.what should I do am worried

Monday, April 17, 2023 - 18:44

Do We Need To Return My Niece's Conserved Benefits?

My husband and I have been caring for our nieces since their parents passed away 2 years ago. They have been receiving Social Security benefits. We opened up a saving account for each of them so that their checks could be deposited. My niece just turned 18 and social security has asked for any saved funds to be sent to them. Since this account is in her name do we need to return the funds.

Tuesday, April 11, 2023 - 12:54

Where Do I Send The Funds I Saved For My Now Deceased Daughter When I Was Her Representive Payee ?

As representative payee for my disabled daughter, where do I send the funds I saved for her in a savings account. She fell under DAC classification when her father went on permanent disability. He passed away in 2011. My daughter passed away on September 23, 2020. So far I have not received any instructions from SS.

Saturday, February 11, 2023 - 16:03

Can My Daughter's Partner Get His Account Changed Away From His Mother?

My daughter and her partner just had a baby,he receives SSDI monthly but his mother is over his account,he lives with my daughter and not his mother,can they get his account changed to solely him or my daughter? And will the baby be eligible for benefits without his mother being over it? He has autism btw

Thursday, January 26, 2023 - 14:27

If I Take Control Of My Check Would It Affect My Survivor Benefits?

I hope you can answer my question. I used to receive SSI it was then switched to Survivor Benefits from my mother, I am not sure why.
I have a payee now and am not happy with her performance record with my money. I was wondering if I canceled her as my payee and took control of my check, would it affect my Survivor Benefits at all.
Thank you for your assistance.

Sunday, October 16, 2022 - 12:48

Can I Invest Benefits Belonging To A Person For Whom I'm Acting As Representative Payee In Crytocurrency?

So in reading your article from last year on crypto currency’ I am confused. I act as a payee for a SSDI receiver. It is my understanding that monies spent must be reported to Soc Sec once a year. Their publications state that investments should be in secured places such as a bank acct or Savings Bonds. Crypto currency doesn’t seem to fall under this category. Yet with articles that state investing in crypto has no effect on monies received from ssdi, the disabled person is relentless in wanting more of his money to buy crypto.

Saturday, June 18, 2022 - 13:47

Am I In Trouble For Using My Son's Money For Him?

My minor son was supposed to have a financial review to see if he was eligible for SSI, I never received a call so I end up calling back and some weird guy was being rude to me and I ask for me son's rep pay statement so I faxed it in. They said people use the money and don't to well I did. The account was made in 2015 and it's empty now. They said they needed to review it. Am I in trouble for using the money? I used it all for him

Monday, April 18, 2022 - 18:21
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