The Social Security Administration assumes that adult beneficiaries are capable of managing their money unless there is legal, medical or other evidence to the contrary. SSA appoints a representative payee when a beneficiary is determined incapable of managing or directing someone else to manage their benefits.
If you receive Veterans Benefits:
The Veterans Service Center Manager is authorized to select and appoint (or in the case of a court-appointed fiduciary, to recommend for appointment) the person or legal entity best suited to receive Department of Veterans Affairs benefits in a fiduciary capacity for a beneficiary who is mentally ill (incompetent) or under legal disability by reason of minority or court action, and beneficiary’s dependents.
If the Probate Court has ruled that you are incompetent:
Conservatorship deals only with the financial affairs of an individual. A conservator may be appointed by the Probate Court when an individual does not have the capacity to manage his or her financial affairs.
Safe Haven Payee Solutions offers professional and courteous services in the following areas:
Regular and reliable distribution of funds
Prompt payment of bills
Account reports printed according to request
Budgeting for special needs and savings goals
Assisting case managers and support coordinators with maintenance of benefits
Our mission as a corporation is to successfully provide the highest quality of resources necessary to build a strong foundation and to help persons live a maximized and fulfilled life.