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Will My Disabled Son Be Eligible For Disabled Child's Benefits If He's Married?

Hi. My question is I have a 26 year old son that lives in California and has been married for 3 years. He's been receiving disability since the age of 5 years old and is receiving SSI as well. I've just been approved for SSI and disability due to my disability. My case worker told me I'm now approved for SSI benefits claim that I had with them but she is telling me that my son have to apply for CDB. Will they take benefits from my check for him or will he be entitled to my benefits at all because he's married? Thanks.

Hi,

No, your son wouldn't be eligible for benefits from your record if he's married. Even if he was unmarried and did qualify for benefits on your record, though, it wouldn't reduce your benefit rate.

Jerry

Posted: 
Jan 22 2021 - 8:27am
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