My brother seems to think that in the event that our father passes,The Social Security Admin. will freeze his bank acct that his SS check gets directly deposited into (also know as the Trust acct). I am the Successor of the acct now because dad had dementia and I'm his full time caregiver/POA. I explained to my brother that his checks will stop and any money paid in advance(as I understand they pay ahead) will be returned/refunded from the bank. Brother wants me to deplete the chkg acct and put it all in a savings and only keep enough to cover expenses.
And also, how do you feel about brother getting copies of dads bank statements?.He has no say, I'm dad's primary advocate/POA, caregiver and is living with dad. Brother lives in another state. I personally don't feel it's necessary other than he has trust issues and when dad passes, am I going to have to split what ever monies are left in the bank acct with him. Per the trust, we split the estate 50/50. I guess I'll have to read more about that in the trust.