Category Archives: Family Law

Can I receive worker’s compensation and social security benefits?

I am receiving worker’s compensation benefits. If the Social Security Administration finds me disabled, will I receive money from both programs?

This is a good question. Many social security claims

wonder how worker’s compensation benefits and other public assistance will affect their social security disability benefits (SSD). The short answer is that ...

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Can spousal support affect your social security disability benefits?

I am recently divorced and receive spousal support payments. If I file for social security disability benefits, will the spousal support affect my eligibility or reduce my benefit amount?

The short answer is that your receipt of spousal support will have no effect on receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (“SSD”) benefits but might affect your...

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Social Security Benefits for Children Explained

My 3 year old daughter was recently diagnosed with autism. I am having difficulty dealing with the costs associated with her disability. Does she qualify for any Social Security benefits?

This is a very good question. The short answer is that children with autism and other disabilities can qualify for Supplemental Security Income Benefits...

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