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Category: Social Security
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Experience:  I have 30 years of legal and litigation experience, including representing clients before the U.S. Social Security Administration.
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I was told that since my unmarried and childless son was

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I was told that since my unmarried and childless son was deceased that I could collect his social security if it is more than my deceased husband's. Is this true?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  LawTalk replied 1 year ago.

Good afternoon,

I'm Doug, and I'm sorry to hear of the confusion. My goal is to provide you with excellent service today. In order to give you a clear and concise answer, I will need some additional information about the circumstances, please.

1. What is your present age?

2. Who passed first, your son or your husband?

3. Did your son reside with you at the time of his death?

4. Did your son provide for more than half of your support while he was alive in the time immediately before his passing?

Doug

Expert:  LawTalk replied 1 year ago.

This seems like a very crucial matter for you, and your questions and issues suggest that an in-depth conversation might best suit your needs. If you are interested, for a nominal charge I can offer you a phone conference as opposed to continuing in this question and answer thread. I will make that offer to you after I get this posted to your question thread. All you need do is accept the offer if you would like me to call. Let me know if you don't want a call and I can continue here.

Thanks in advance,

Doug