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Stephanie O Joy, Esq, Soc. Sec. Attorney
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I am currently on SS retirement. my wife and 17 yr old

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i am currently on SS retirement. my wife and 17 yr old disabled daughter are recieving benefits from my SS account. How long can they recieve these benefits?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Stephanie O Joy, Esq replied 1 year ago.

Good afternoon!

Your wife can receive them as long as she chooses, assuming she is receiving retirement benefits (spousal). Your daughter is receiving minor's dependent benefits. If she remains disabled, she can switch to DAC (Disabled Adult Child) benefits on your record, if other wise eligible (i.e. not married with possible exception, etc.) and and adult.

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