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Lane, JD,CFP, MBA, CRPS
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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 been collecting ss benefits. If my exwife begins

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I have been collecting ss benefits. If my exwife begins collecting on mines, will my amount decrease
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Lane replied 8 months ago.

Hi. My name's Lane. I can help here.

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No. not at all.

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As a matter of fact, you can have both a spouse AND an ex-spouse collect (IF they each qualify based on THEIR details).

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But no the worker's benefit (your benefit) is NEVER reduced for spousal or ex-spouse benefits.

Expert:  Lane replied 8 months ago.

Please let me know if you have any questions at all.

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If this HAS helped, and you DON’T have other questions … I'd appreciate a positive rating (using the stars or faces on your screen, and then clicking “submit")

Otherwise I’m working for no crediting at all here

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Thank you!

Lane

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.

Expert:  Lane replied 8 months ago.

I hope you’ll rate me (using those stars, or faces on your screen, by clicking submit) based on thoroughness and accuracy, rather than any good news / bad news content. Otherwise I’m working for no crediting at all here.

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