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Thank you for answering. He's 57 and has been on disability since he was 47. Our child does receive ss from him. So I wasn't sure how that worked. I will take your advice on contacting a lawyer, thanks again!
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If child is his legal dependent, his income can be diverted to provide support for his dependent. Probably needs to have some waiver paperwork done for this to happen. Not a diy but needs atty.

.? For you? Is he over 66 so he is able to draw traditional SS? If so, his dependent should be able to get a SS benefit as long as child is under 18 and enrolled in school. Not college but high school or lower. The benefit is roughly 1/2 of dads SS. $ does need to be totally spent by the time they finish HS so no real saving of the $. SSA will do follow up letters to find out about that & ask for school verification.
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I wouldn't think so. I suggest you contact an attorney that specializes in Medicaid and social security.
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