Child Support and SSI

If a person gets or receives SSI benefits, by law in Kentucky can a court make that person pay child support?


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April 12, 20180 found this helpful
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A person pays child support based on what s/he has. If the person doesn't have enough assets, I don't think the court can force the person to pay. If the person has SSI, they don't have a lot of cash in the bank or other assets. The SSI helps them maintain a minimal standard of living.

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April 12, 20180 found this helpful

You should always ask any questions concerning Social Security (SSI, SSD) at your local SSA as they are the only source of truly accurate information.

  • SSI is a government benefit paid to the elderly and disabled. It is for people who have not earned enough in the past to get Social Security Disability (SSD). SSI pays a set monthly amount. ... If a parent's only income is SSI, that parent cannot be forced to pay child support.
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  • Because SSI is considered a welfare benefitrather than an earned Social Security benefit like retirement, disability, or survivor benefits, which individuals pay into over their lifetimesthe federal government does not allow this income to be garnished for child support payments.
  • Here is a question frequently asked:
  • I receive SSI. Can my child receive benefits?
  • If you are receiving SSI, no dependent benefits are available.
  • Here are a couple of sites that give information on this subject:

Please remember: Only your SSA can provide the correct answers for your case so please make an appointment and go by their answers.

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