I know this is venting but I just have to get this out. I was approved for disability in August.I was told I would receive my back money in October and regular checks would start Novemeber. NO SUCH LUCK. My lawyer called today to see if I had received my bad pay (guess he is looking for his cut) I told him I had not received anything.I was told he was going to look into it and call me back. Well, when he called back, I was informed that there was a problem. For some unknown reason to him, the judge that approved me but stated that I needed a representative payee, like my husband, etc., to manage by money. I DON'T THINK SO. Lawyer told me to go to my local SSA office as they needed to talk to me in person. I went this afternoon. The first guy I talked to was very nice. He said that I needed to talk to another lady but he was sure it would be straigten out. WRONG. She was so rude. I was informed that the SSA needed to know by my doctor that I was capable of managing my money and paying bills and that I wouldn't just take my money and blow it. WHAT A SLAP IN THE FACE. I had to sign a release form for my doctor to sign stating that fact and now I have to wait another 8 to 10 weeks minimum to get any money. Another put off so they don't have to pay out and money. The only thing that made me laugh was a sign I saw in the waiting area which read: WARNING: IF YOU KILL, KIDNAP, OR ASSAULT ONE OF OUR EMPLOYEES WORKING WITH YOU ON YOUR ACCOUNT, YOU WILL BE PROSECUTED.