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My mother pass away,do I get the $255.00 for burial from S

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My mother pass away,do I get the $255.00 for burial from SS.
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  LawTalk replied 4 years ago.
Good afternoon,

I'm sorry for your loss.

If your mother was not married at the time, or if divorced, the ex may apply for the benefit if they were married a long time.

Otherwise a child of the deceased may apply for the benefit.

Here is an article directing you in the process to make your claim:

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