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Is my ex spouse age 68 eligible of my ss benefits?

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Is my ex spouse age 68 eligible for part of my ss benefits?
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  lev-tax replied 5 months ago.

That actually will be a "part of YOUR benefits" - as your own benefits are NOT affected.

Expert:  lev-tax replied 5 months ago.

However - if you were married at least ten years - your ex-spouse would be eligible for spousal social security benefits based on your working record.

But if your spouse is also eligible for his/her own benefits - the SSA will generally pay the larger - but not both benefits at the same time.

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