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Ash, Solicitor
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I am on benefits due to severe Emphysema. I am due to inherit about £9,000 from my late father what can I do to stop it affecting my benefit. Also I am one of two Executors. I am having tests to see if I am eligible to go on Lung Transplant List. Thanyou. dawn

Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.
What benefit are you on? Do you have any other capital?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Im on ESA DLA and my husband gets Carers Allowance and I have no capital

Ok. You are entitled to £16,000 before it affects your benefits.
So the £9000 wont be a problem. Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Are you sure as it Income related and I get the higher rate on both. I also get my rent and council tax paid

Yes it is the same answer. £16,000 before it makes any difference.
I hope that helps.
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