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Will possession of a gift card/certificate affect individual’s Supplemental Security Income?

The answer to the question is: “It Depends.”

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The receipt of unearned income during a month will generally result in a dollar-for-dollar reduction in Supplemental Security Incomespecial_needs_trusts_and_gift_cards benefits (“SSI”); subject only to the $20 exclusion amount.  Whether a gift card/certificate is deemed income depends upon the restrictions placed upon its use.  

Understanding Divorce & Separation: Child Support in NY State

Determining correct child support and legal add-ons in New York State.

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I’m Roberta Feldman, an attorney with Gray & Feldman in Penfield, NY. One of my jobs when I have a client come in, is to educate them. And today I am going to talk about child support. The major point is that child support in the law is paid by the noncustodial parent to the custodial parent. The custodial parent is the one with whom the children reside primarily. 

Can a Special Needs Trust pay a beneficiary’s credit card bill?

The answer is: It Depends

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If a special needs trust (a “SNT”) pays a credit card bill, the consequence of that payment depends upon what was on the bill!  ForCan_a_special_needs_trust_pay_a_credit_card_charge example, if the SNT pays a restaurant charge made while the beneficiary is home, it will reduce his or her Supplemental Security Income (“SSI”) benefit.  If, on the other hand, the SNT pays a charge for clothing it will not result in a reduction of SSI benefits

Understanding Divorce & Separation: Child Custody and Parenting in NY State

Roberta Feldman explains child custody law in New York State

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“My name is Roberta Feldman. I am an attorney with Gray & Feldman in Penfield, NY. One of my jobs, when I have a client come in for an initial consultation, is not only to make them feel comfortable but to educate them.  And today I am going to talk about custody and parenting. Custody is a major component of every divorce or separation as well as out-of-wedlock situations where I have had parents come to me in those cases as well."  

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Special Needs Planning: A Guide for Families in New York with a Loved One with a Disability.
George H. Gray.

 

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Estate Planning and Administration: A Simple Guide for New Yorkers. George H. Gray

 


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