Publication Date

June 2005

Abstract

This Policy and Practice Brief will describe how the various SSA income and resource rules intersect with awards and/or settlements from legal proceedings. In addition, this Brief will provide a general overview of the common mechanisms utilized by trust and estates attorneys and other financial planners to protect an individual’s continuing eligibility for public benefits.

Comments

Cebula, R. (2005, June). Planning a structured settlement for social security beneficiaries (Work Incentive Support Center Policy and Practice Brief). Ithaca, NY: Cornell University. http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/edicollect/131

SSP26_TXT1.txt (31 kB)
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