Many grandparents wonder what their rights are when visitation with grandchildren is being denied by parents. The leading case on this issue is named Troxel v. Granville (99-138) 530 U.S. 57 (2000). Under Troxel, the highest court determined that … [Read more...]
Can a non-citizen/person living outside the U.S. receive disability benefits?
If you are a US Citizen, but you move or remain outside of the US for more than 30 days, your SS benefits will stop. To qualify for benefits, all noncitizens first must meet the same eligibility requirements as United States citizens regarding … [Read more...]
Who receives SSA Benefits?
Social Security was created by FDR in 1935 as a part of the New Deal plan. This program was created to assist aging workers in the post-depression era economy. After many revisions, the original Act has been expanded to include not only just … [Read more...]
Taking Care Of Those You Love = Dependent Benefits
by Jennifer Scherf There are special rules and additional benefits paid to your family if you pass away, but this article deals only with benefits paid to your family while you are still living. A spouse/ex-spouse can earn one-half of what the … [Read more...]