Is someone on disability a ward of the state?

Answer Texas does not have a state mandated short term disability insurance program. In order to qualify for benefits, you must apply for supplemental short term disability before you conceive.

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What is a ward of the state?

When a person is unable to take responsibility for his own care, he is deemed a ward of the state in which he lives. Some states refer to it as a ward of the court. The state, through the courts, t... Read More »

How do you turn a child over to be a ward of the state?

You would essentially be abandoning your child. The state is not going to turn your child away, however, you could have criminal charges for child abandonment filed against you. The state will like... Read More »

Can I get a PLUS loan if my daughter was a ward of the state?

PLUS loans are student loans available to biological or adoptive parents for the purpose of financing a dependent child's education. A ward of the state is not a dependent of her biological parents... Read More »

Can you collect benefits from both California state disability and the disability insurance that your employer offers?

You will have to check your employer's disability policy. Some will integrate benefits with state disability, and others will be considered as supplemental. A supplemental policy allows you to coll... Read More »