Child Support Payments and Social SecurityWhen a parent who has been required to pay child support also receives Social Security, one or both parents may be confused as to how this works. This is a page about child support payments and social security.
Collecting Back Child Support if Parent is Deceased?This is a page about collecting back child support if parent is deceased. When the obligated parent dies, there may still be ways that the parent with the child(ren) can collect some child support.
Staying on Medicaid After Marriage?Medicaid eligibility is based on income. Marriage and the resulting change in income may make someone ineligible. This is a page about staying on Medicaid after marriage.
Getting a Power of Attorney for a Deceased Parent?Although it is not possible to secure a power of attorney after a person has died, there are other ways to take care of left over business. This is a page about getting a power of attorney for a deceased parent.
Can SSI Be Garnished for Child Support?This is a page about "Can SSI be garnished for child support?". Some state and federal assistance programs can be garnished to pay child support.
Cashing a Deceased Parent's Savings Bonds?If the owner of a government savings bond dies without naming a beneficiary, there are specific steps that need to be taken for a relative to cash them in. This is a page about cashing a deceased parent's savings bonds.
Power Of Attorney for an Elderly ParentThere are a variety of reasons that it makes sense to have an elderly parent assign power of attorney to an adult child. This is a page about power of attorney for elderly parent.
Social Security and Back Child SupportThis is a page about Social Security and back child support. Certain types of government programs can have their disbursements garnished for child support.
Responsibilities of a Power of AttorneyThis page is about the responsibilities of a power of attorney. Knowing when someone needs a power of attorney and exactly what authority it gives the bearer is important.
Receiving Social Security Survivor BenefitsIf a spouse or parent dies, you may be eligible for Social Security survivor benefits. This is a page about receiving Social Security survivor benefits.
What Does RTOA Mean When Someone is Released From Custody?In Riverside California, when you are released from custody, what do the initials RTOA mean? Is it "being releases to another agency" maybe?
Social Security Survivor Benefits and Food Stamps?The rules and regulations that apply to Social Security benefits may be confusing to some recipients, particularly regarding how a change of circumstance can affect them. The best way to get a valid answer is to contact the Social Security office near you. This is a page about Social Security surviver benefits and food stamps.
Power of Attorney for Someone in Prison?I have been with my boyfriend for 3 years, we started as roommates, and have lived together for 3 years. We even plan on marriage, but he is still legally married. It was a mutual agreement between my boyfriend and his wife that they go their seperate ways other than caring for the 2 children they have together (they are teenagers now).
Understanding Inmate Information CodesIf you or a loved one has to deal with being incarcerated, it can be very helpful to be familiar with the inmate information codes in your area. This is a page about understanding inmate information codes.
Understanding Legal Disposition Codes?Legal depositions are important to get accurate and understand completely. If you need help understanding legal disposition codes you may find an answer here.
Collecting a Deceased Sibling's Social Security?There can be very rare situations where you could collect a dead brother or sister's Social Security benefits. This is a page about collecting a deceased sibling's Social Security.
Selling Crafts Using Licensed Fabrics?What licensing steps do I need to take to sell aprons at craft fairs or out of my home? On the bolts of fabric it often says, "licensed for home use only" or "not for commercial use".
Spouse Won't Sign Divorce PapersThis is a page about spouse won't sign divorce papers. Getting a divorce is very stressful, having your spouse refuse to sign the papers only makes it worse.
Garnishing Disability for Child SupportThis is a page about garnishing disability for child support. Depending on the type of disability benefits you receive your payments might be garnished to pay current and past child support.
Receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI)This is a page about receiving supplemental security income (SSI). The Social Security Supplemental Security Income program pays benefits to disabled adults and children who have limited income and resources.
Power of Attorney and HIPPA Rights?This is a page about Power of Attorney and HIPPA rights. Navigating through legal and medical issues can be complicated.
Court Case Reference Numbers?What does KA083181RM means for the sheriffs dept? It refers to a court case.
Child Support for a Child Receiving Disability?Receiving child support can have unexpected effects on the disability you are receiving for that child. This is a page about child support for a child receiving disability.
Receiving Social Security Disability...This is a page about receiving Social Security disability benefits. Applying for social security disability can be a long involved process that you may need some help with.
Collecting Back Child Support?Collecting back child support from the noncustodial parent can many times be a challenge. This is a page about collecting back child support.
Dogs Abandoned at Boarding Kennel?I run a boarding kennel and I had a client drop their dogs off to board. They are now a month over their departure date and I can't get hold of the owners.
Rights of Person Holding Power of Attorney?A power of attorney is a legal document that gives someone the right to act for another in specific situations. This is a page about rights of person holding Power of Attorney.
Does a Quit Claim Deed Supersede a Will?This is a page about "Does a Quit Claim Deed Supersede a Will?". The legalities involved with settling an estate after a death can be confusing to the rest of the family.
Getting a Copy of Divorce Papers?Legal documents, such as divorce papers, should be available from the records office in your city or municipality. Try that if you never received copies from the court or have misplaced the original copies.
Information on Criminal Charges?If you are looking for information on whether a crime has been committed and what can be done, it is best to talk with local law enforcement.
Collecting Back Child Support After Death of Custodial Parent?My mother passed away a couple years ago; it was a tremendous loss. I am searching for answers regarding me and my sister's father and his back child support. He claims it ends with our mother after she passed and it can't be paid. However he owes about 40k in back child support. Is there still a way to recover this as the remaining children?
Refund of Child Support Collected After Death of Custodial Parent?How can I get back child support paid to custodial parent after she was deceased? She passed away 5 months ago and child support has just ended. How do I get back the 5 months of child support taken while she was deceased? I am the primary (only) caregiver of the child.
Disability Assistance for a Person Diagnosed with Depression?Can I get financial support since I was diagnosed with depression?
Are Coroner Reports a Public Record?My boyfriend with whom I previously lived for 3 years passed away suddenly. His family made all of the funeral arrangements plus cleaned his apartment out without letting me be part of the process.
Receiving Deceased Parent's Social Security Benefits?My mother passed away not too long ago and my brother and I are the last of kin. To my knowledge she was receiving benefits monthly and she just got back paid a bit of money as well, as her son, what do I do? Am I entitled? Am I in her will? I was never taught how to do this stuff.
Purchasing a Home and Subsequent Repairs?We bought our house 10 months ago and are starting to find some major issues. The sellers said they installed new roof 10 years ago. We had a guy take a look with someone who does roofing for a living and they said that roof was done at least 20 years ago.
Can Children of an Undocumented Immigrant Get Death Benefits?My husband and I got married in 2016 due to his deportation. He did not have documents to prove his identity and be put on our childrens' birth certificates. I am a legal resident and the three boys are citizens, but he was illegal. Would the boys be eligible to receive any help at all?
Rights and Responsibilities of a POA?My husband is in a nursing home. My stepson wants POA for him. I have burial insurance on my husband. If my stepson gets POA on my husband can he take my burial insurance I have on my husband?
What Does TSER Mean?TSER is a legal abbreviation that generally means "time served". This page is about What Does TSER Mean?.
Survivor Benefits and Child Support?This is a page about survivor benefits and child support. All of the rules and exceptions for survivor benefits and child support can be quite confusing. It is best to go directly to the Social Security office for assistant with your questions and concerns.
Reporting Neighbor's Unlicensed Cleaning Business?My neighbors are running a cleaning business without a license. They have cleaning products in the backyard shed without it being locked. We have kids playing outside and they can easily be accessed. Who can I contact to report this?
Establishing Paternity When Child's Father is Deceased?This is a page about establishing paternity when a child's father is deceased. Establishing paternity when one parent is deceased is not impossible. If there are living siblings DNA testing can be done that that way.
Responsibilities of the Renter When Moving Out?This is a page about responsibilities of the renter when moving out. Typically an apartment or home needs to be left in the same condition as when it was rented. Normal wear and tear are the exception. The rental agreement should spell out the specifics. Also a meeting with the landlord or rental agent can be helpful.
Scope of a Medical Power of Attorney?Family members are often given power of attorney in the case of a debilitating illness or other disability. This page has information about the scope of a medical power of attorney.
Disabled Adult Child Social Security Benefits?This is a page about disabled adult child social security benefits. Distribution of Social Security benefits is a complicated topic. It is best to consult your local office to get answers, specific to your personal situation.
Teen Eligibility for Social Security Survivor Benefits?Children are typically eligible for Social Security survivor benefits while they are in school. A call to the Social Security office is one way to confirm if you meet the requirements. This is a page about teen eligibility for Social Security survivor benefits.
Finding a Low Cost Real Estate Lawyer?This is a page about finding a low cost real estate lawyer. Lawyers can be very expensive. Here is some information about how to find a low cost real estate lawyer.
Rights of Person Holding a Medical Power of Attorney?My older brother is divorced and now he has had brain surgery and he can't say anything. My ex-sister-in-law tells us that my brother gave her POA when he went into the hospital and that she does not have to give us any info about how my brother is doing. Not only that, but she also has told the nurses not to tell us anything.
Child Support and Medicaid?I'm receiving Medicaid and EBT benefits for three of my children and the father is already ordered to pay child support on one. Do I have to force child support on him for the other two or can I deny it and still receive benefits for all of them?
When Is a Building Permit Required?Do I need a permit to build an awning on my porch if my porch is already there?
Financial Outcome of Divorcing a Verbally Abusive Husband?I am blamed when something breaks in the house or goes wrong. Here is one thing that happened. I was down in the basement and I heard this explosion and it was the front picture window that shattered. It was shattering from the inside. I woke him up and he started calling me names. I want a divorce and the house.
Inheritance Rights of Teen Children?My mom passed away in May and I'm 19 with 2 other siblings. We were told that we could have whatever belongs to our mother, but her boyfriend is taking it. Can he do that? He also said we couldn't get her Social Security until my little brother turned 18.
Obtaining a Power of Attorney?My boyfriend is borderline mentally retarded and he does not know how to read or write. He can speak very well. I have a medical power of attorney. I was told since my boyfriend is on probation and it is unsupervised, that I can not go to the court house and fill out the form on his behalf and have him sign it.
Dealing With a Dead-Beat DadThis term is typically used to refer to fathers who shirk their financial responsibility for their children. Moms can also fall into this category, but less frequently as they typically have custody. This page contains tips for using the legal system to help collect support and some advice on talking to your children.
POA and Responsibility for Nursing Home Bills?I have P.O.A. for my Dad and I am on all his bank accounts and pay all his bills etc. If he goes into a nursing home can they also come after my own personal bank accounts?
Notification to Neighbors Regarding Building Permits?I have some neighbors who are doing quite a bit of renovation to a large detached garage. I do know that at one time, four or five years back, they had applied for a permit to turn the garage into a day care center. At that time they were refused the permit.
Eligibility for Survivor Benefits?I was 14 and 15 when my parents died. I started receiving survivor benefits as did my sisters. I turned 18 and a few months later they stopped before I even graduated. The same happened for one of my other sisters.
Social Security Survivor Benefits Eligibility?My grandmother passed away a little over 2 months ago and my grandfather received the full death benefit check from the state. He has recently gotten a second check on his SS card for the exact amount my grandmother was drawing and on the same day she would have received it. Should he be getting this every month now?
Extra Cleaning Charges for Vacation Rental Property?If your rental property is damaged by a renter beyond what the cleaning deposit will cover, it may be necessary to bill additional cleaning charges. This is a page about extra cleaning charges for vacation rental property.
Social Security Survivor Benefits and College?My mother died when I was 13. I went to live with my father and stepmother and I received benefits. I went to college when I was 17 and lived on campus 2,000 miles away. Shouldn't I have received my benefits instead of my parents even though I was a minor?
Does Emancipation Impact Life Insurance?This is about does emancipation impact life insurance? Consulting an attorney generally is your best course of action when you have a legal question.
Changing a Power of Attorney?This is a page about changing a power of attorney. Generally consulting an attorney is your best course of action when you need legal advice.
Receiving Back Child Support?I recently was diagnosed with cancer. My doctors suggest applying for permanent disability. I have been receiving back child support payments even though my kids are now grown adults. Can Social Security consider my back child support payment as income and disqualify me from receiving Social Security benefits?
Will My Husband Remarrying Increase My Child Support?Generally child support is figured from the husband's income alone. This page is about will my husband remarrying increase my child support.
Eligibility for Social Security Survivor Benefits?I have been getting Social Security survivor benefits for a long time and I was trying to see how I can get it taken from my mom. I no longer live with her and she's still getting my check. I don't see any of it and her name is on the top of the check and mine is on the bottom. How can I get that changed?
Is Stepparent Responsible for Child Support?Typically child support is the responsibility of the parents. However, some states do allow the income of a stepparent to be considered in support cases. This is a page about, "Is stepparent responsible for child support?".
Calculating Child SupportChild support payments are typically calculated based on the number of children and the income of the parents. This is a page about calculating child support.
Collecting Child Support Owed by a Deceased Parent?Even if a child's non-custodial parent has died there is still a possibility that you may be able to collect support. This is a page about collecting child support owed by a deceased parent.
Receiving Social Security Survivor Benefits?My daughter had over $29,000 in back survivors Social Security benefits due to her. Even though she was less than 3 1/2 months away from turning 18, they still said she needed a payee. I was no longer able to because of some trouble I had gotten into a few years prior, so we picked a person we thought we could trust.
Can I Get My Friend's POA Changed?Changing a Power of Attorney designation is sometimes necessary. Here is information to answer the question: "Can I get my friend's POA changed?"
Rights and Responsibilities of Unwed Parents?There can be certain legal challenges that arise for unwed parents when it comes to issues of custody, visitation, support, and other concerns regarding their relationship with their children. This is a page about rights and responsibilities of unwed parents.
Does Receiving Inheritance Affect SSI?SSI or Social Security Supplemental Insurance assistance is provided to aged, blind, and disabled people with low incomes. This is a page about, "Does receiving an inheritance affect SSI?".
Personal Property Dispute After Death in the Family?This is a page about personal property dispute after death in the family. The death of a family member is quite stressful. Unfortunately, it is also, at times, the occasion for bitter disputes over personal property belonging to the deceased.
Food Stamp EligibilityThis is a page about food stamp eligibility. The Federal food stamp program was established to ensure that low and no income individuals and families had assistance for buying food.
Will My Child Receive SSI?This is a page about "Will my child receive SSI?". Supplemental Security Insurance (SSI) is typically awarded to children from low income families if they are blind or have disabilities.
Social Security and Child Support?If my daughter's dad received a lump sum from Social Security and child support filed a motion to collect back child support from that lump sum on top of Social Security money how long do you think it would be till I get it?
Collecting Child Support Without a Separation...This is a page about collecting child support without a separation or divorce. Collecting child support without a legal separation or divorce may be handled voluntarily or sought through an attorney.
Social Security Survivor Benefits?My twins turned 18 on June 22nd this year and school did not get out til the 24th. Since they do not graduate til next year they both did the paper work to extend benefits til they graduate. They received a letter saying that their benefits would start in June, in their name.
Finding a Pro Bono Attorney?This is a page about finding a pro bono attorney. Some law firms allocate some time to taking on cases pro bono. Finding an attorney that will handle your case free of charge is worth the search.
Social Security Survivor Benefits?Can my son claim anything if his dad has died? He's 16 and in full time education, but didn't live with him?
Can an Adult Child Collect Back Child Support?I'm 30. My parents divorced in 1991 or 1992 in Illinois where I currently reside. My father was ordered to pay child support and never did. He has since passed away back in 2007. Does a chance exist of me still trying to collect back child support? Is collecting through Social Security even a legit option?
Texas Homestead and Senior Tax Exemption Laws?I'm a senior and successor trustee to my former husband's trust. The home I live in is in his trust and states that I can live here till my death. I'm not claiming homestead or senior tax exemptions because the house is titled as his trust. This is costing me over $2,000 more in yearly taxes.
Understanding Life Insurance Beneficiaries?This is a page about understanding life insurance beneficiaries. Family circumstances change over time and it can be a challenge to follow the directives of a life insurance policy.
Transferring a POA?My mother currently has a POA for my brother who is incompetent. She can no longer handle the stress. How does she give me the POA for my brother so I can have legal rights to his medical records and information concerning him?
Contesting a Will?This is a page about contesting a will. The contesting of a will is actually a fairly uncommon event. However, sometimes there are legal reasons that this legal action is taken.
Legal Responsibility for Aging Estranged...This is a page about legal responsibility for aging estranged parents. Knowing your legal rights and responsibilities is important when dealing with estranged family members.
Dealing With an Estate Where There is No Will?This is a page about dealing with an estate where there is no will. When a person dies intestate, division of their finances and personal property can become a matter of dispute among relatives.
Being the Executor of a Will?This is a page about being the executor of a will. It is a challenge to be the person who is responsible to carry out the terms of a will.
Writing a Will Without a Lawyer?This is a page about writing a will without a lawyer. As long as your will meets the laws of your state of residence, you do not necessarily need a lawyer to draft it for you.
Landlord Rights to Evict?My husband is incarcerated and signed a rental agreement for $300. A month. The person whom he agreed to rent to has not paid nothing since this agreement was signed 6 months ago. The property is in my husbands name. My question is since we are legally married and my husband is in jail can I evict the person staying there?
Responsibilities of POA?My sister in law has power of attorney over her mom, and I am the full time care giver of her mother and have been for the past four years. With me being the caregiver does she have to pay to me for caring for her mom 24/7 for four years?
Collecting Back Child Support?My ex-husband was court ordered to pay child support. He left the area and never paid. He returned when the children were over the age of 18. I am asking now because one of my children, who has cystic fibrosis is very sick and I could use the money to help her. He is now drawing Social Security.
Responsibility for a Deceased Family...This is a page about responsibility for a deceased family member's debt. Handling the affairs of a lost loved one can seem overwhelming. You may need legal advice.
Understanding Property Use Laws?How could an outsider place a store, a house, and a pipeline on someone's property without their knowledge and consent?
Eligibility for Social Security Survivor Benefits?I have full custody of my son. His mother has never been in his life. She had no visitation rights; she left him with me on the 3rd day he was alive. I took her to court, but she didn't show because she is a alcoholic and has no home and no job.
Cashing a Check Issued to a Deceased Parent?My mom is deceased and we didn't get a POA. She gave me her house. The question I have is that I received two checks from a bill creditor, but the problem is the check came in my mom's name. How can I cash the check?
Eligibility for Military Survivor Benefits?If a person wasn't married to the deceased, but he had two children how will benefits be distributed? Will they go to the children or to the mother of the children? Will she receive these benefits or will it go in a trust fund for the children until they get older?
Child's Eligibility for Parent's Life Insurance?My son was in a car accident. My question is, he had a daughter that he never got to see but maybe 10 times. The baby's mom told him she had 90 days to take him off the birth certificate and she changed the baby's name back to her maiden name.
Getting Bonded in North Carolina?How do I get bonded for a job delivering for a drug store?
Orphan Charity Group Name?We plan to give things to orphans. What should we call ourselves? We need something catchy.
Life Insurance Money?My father passed away when I was about a year old. I will be 18 in 2 months. When wil I get the insurance money that he has left behind for me?
Social Security Survivor Benefits?My nephew was a veteran of Iraq and Afghanastan war. He served for a little over 2 years in the National Guard. He passed away at the age of 24. Other than the military, his work experience is limited.
Collecting Child Support from a Deceased Parent?I'm just wondering how do I receive child support for my son and my daughter whose father passed right before Christmas? I don't think he had any estates or a will or none of that. I do have a ongoing child support case I just need to know what's the next step?
Can a Person Holding a POA Set Visitation Restrictions?If my brother has POA is he allowed to keep me from visiting my mother?
Continuing to Receive Medicaid for Child After Marriage?Will my minor child lose his Medicaid when I get married? My spouse files tax separately.
Meaning of HCLR on Inmate Documents?What does HCLR mean in court documents about an inmate?
Teen Eligibility for Survivor Benefits?My son has been receiving survivor benefits from his. He just turned 19, and is a full time student, and suffers from PTSD, has low self esteem due to being overweight, and was born with club feet. Due to COVID 19, he is unable to get a job and is due to have surgery in the next 2 months. Why wouldn't he be eligible to still receive his benefits until he graduates in 2021?
Meaning of Jail Disposition Code?If someone is in jail for a bench warrant, what does this mean for their case?