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How do you have to be married before you can get survivor

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How long do you have to be married before you can get survivor benefits
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Stephanie O Joy, Esq replied 6 months ago.

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Expert:  Stephanie O Joy, Esq replied 6 months ago.

Typically, one must be married for 9 months, to meet the marriage duration requirement, with very limited exceptions.

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