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Lane
Lane, JD,CFP, MBA, CRPS
Category: Social Security
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Experience:  Law Degree, specialization in Tax Law and Corporate Law, CFP and MBA, Providing Financial, Social Security & Tax advice since 1986
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I have remarried a widow who is cliaiming SS benefits from

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I have remarried a widow who is cliaiming SS benefits from her deceased husband. How long do we need to be married until she can claim my Social Security benefits when I am deceased?
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Lane replied 4 months ago.

Hi, my name's Lane. I can help here

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The answer to that is 9 months (there are some exceptions such as death in act of war, etc.)

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Let me know if you have questions.

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Lane

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I hold a law degree, (Juris Doctorate), with concentration in Tax Law, Estate law & Corporate law, an MBA, with specialization in financial accounting & tax, a BBA, and CFP & CRPS designations, as well - I’ve been providing financial, Social Security/Medicare, estate, corporate, non-profit, and tax advice, since 1986