Can I receive Social Security payments if I have been convicted of a criminal offense?

By / February 18, 2018 / Facts / 445 Comments

Social Security Disability Benefits While in Jail If you are convicted of a criminal offense and you are disabled you may qualify for Social Security benefits; however, the Social Security Administration will not pay disability benefits for any month or part of a month during which you are confined to a jail, prison, or halfway house under the jurisdiction of a governmental corrections department or agency, if you are going to be in the corrections institution for more than thirty continuous days and you are convicted of a crime and have been sentenced. Payments will be suspended beginning with the...Read more

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