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A woman is disabled age 54, her husband is retired on social

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a woman is disabled age 54, her husband is retired on social security, she doesn't have enough of her own credits, can she get social security now on her husbands account because she is disabled instead of waiting to age 62?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Steven K. replied 1 year ago.

No. To qualify for benefits on her husband's account, she has to wait until she is 62 years old. However, depending on how much SSDI the husband receives and what assets the family owns, she may be able to qualify for SSI before she turns 62.

Expert:  Steven K. replied 1 year ago.

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