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Are benefits available for family members?

      If you are receiving SSA disability benefits, family members may also be eligible for a monthly benefit of up to 50 percent of your benefit amount. Under Social Security Administration (SSA) rules, the total amount you and

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Who Can Be a Representative Payee?

    An administrative law judge (“ALJ”) may determine that certain claimants are disabled to the extent that they cannot manage or handle the benefits they are to receive. In those cases, the ALJ will state that a representative payee

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Continuing Disability Review

A Continuing Disability Review (CDR) is conducted by the Social Security Administration (SSA) to make sure a person receiving SSA disability benefits still meets the eligibility requirements for disability, or to determine if a recipient’s condition has improved to the

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