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HOW LONG MUST YOU BE MARRIED TO SOMEONE TO RECEIVE THEIR SOCIAL

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HOW LONG MUST YOU BE MARRIED TO SOMEONE TO RECEIVE THEIR SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  PDtax replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  PDtax replied 1 year ago.
A divorced spouse had to be married 10+ years to earn benefits on their ex's work history.
Expert:  PDtax replied 1 year ago.
Widows are eligible for a benefit beginning at age 60+. There is not a marriage length requirement. Widows caring for dependent children have other benefits available before age 60.Thanks for asking at just answer. Positive feedback is appreciated. I'mCustomer