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Megan C
Megan C, Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Category: Social Security
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Experience:  Licensed CPA, CMA, CFE, CGMA M.Accy Also Teach Accounting courses at Master's Level
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I am trying to get a copy of my exhusbands death certificate

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I am trying to get a copy of my exhusbands death certificate and I need something from Social Security stating this is needed in order to apply for survivor benefits. Are you able to provide me with something I can print out and supply the State of Minnesota with so they can move forward?
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Marilyn Burke
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Megan C replied 1 year ago.

Marilyn,

Thank you for your question. Death records are public records, so you can go to or call the State of Minnesota department of vital records and they will assist you in getting the death certificate. If your ex husband has an estate you can also ask the executor of the estate to get you a copy of that.

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