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Do I need to contact the Social Security Disability Office to set up an appointment for my children if their father is approved for benefits?

1 Answers. Asked on Jul 27th, 2012 on Social Security Disability - South Carolina
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My ex husband has applied for disability benefits in the last year or so and stated to me the children will receive a check within a few weeks. He wants me to dismiss his child support in the next few days; however, I have not received anything from the social security office regarding their eligibility for benefits since their father was just approved. I know he has been dealing with getting approved in the last year or so.
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Answered on Jul 30th, 2012 at 3:06 PM

No.  SSA either will contact you or has the necessary information from your ex-husband.

As to child support, that's for an expert in that area, and I sincerely recommend that you seek legal counsel before making such a drastic move.

No attorney-client relationship has been established because of the information provided. Seek local counsel to address your particular facts. MJHJ

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