How Can My Adult Child Continue to Receive Child Support from a Parent Without Jeopardizing Their Medicaid and SSI Eligibility?

Under Illinois law, children may have a right to receive child support from one or both parents after they reach adulthood if they are disabled. However, they also may be eligible to receive Medicaid and Supplemental Security Income (SSI), which …
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How Social Security Evaluates A Trust As A Countable Resource

How Social Security Evaluates A Trust As A Countable Resource

A person’s resources affect the ability to qualify for crucial government benefits. The Social Security Administration (SSA) sets forth resource limits for SSI applicants and recipients. For example, to qualify for Supplemental Security Income (SSI), countable resources must not be worth more …
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Qualifying For Disability Benefits As An Adult

Qualifying For Disability Benefits As An Adult

Social Security benefits are available through the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program to people who cannot work because they have a medical condition expected to last at least one year or result in death. Adults must meet a very …
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