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My wife of over 20 years has recently passed, am I eligible

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My wife of over 20 years has recently passed, am I eligible for survivors ss even though we were not legally married. but have lived together the whole time?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  LawTalk replied 6 months ago.
Good morning,I'm Doug, and I'm very sorry for your loss. 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 state did the two of you live in?2. Did you hold yourself out to the public as husband and wife?3. Have you ever determined whether you were common law married?Doug

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