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My brother is 62, fully disabled with MS. He receives

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My brother is 62, fully disabled with MS. He receives retirement from the National Park Service, was told he does not qualify for social security. His wife was killed in a car accident five years ago. Should he be able to draw from her social security at this time?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Ray replied 1 year ago.

Hi and welcome to JA. I am Ray and will be the expert helping you today.

He can draw both CSRS and social security survivor benefits assuming he was married 10 years or more.Here is reference to that..

http://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/ssb/v46n2/v46n2p39.pdf

Here are contact numbers and information here, he can file online or schedule an appointment.He needs to do this asap to get the benefits flowing...

http://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/ssb/v46n2/v46n2p39.pdf

Expert:  Ray replied 1 year ago.

This is the important part of the first article..

Others become entitled to Social Security benefits

because they are spouses or survivors of covered

workers.

Thanks again.

Expert:  Ray replied 1 year ago.

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