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My husband died July 5, 2016. I am told I am entitled to a

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My husband died July 5, 2016. I am told I am entitled to a $250.00 soc. security payout.. How do I apply for this?
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 1 month ago.

Hello: This is Attorney Phillips. Welcome to Justanswer! I will be assisting you today with your post. My deepest sympathies for your loss.

I am preparing my response to your post and I will post it very shortly. Thank you for your patience.

Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 1 month ago.

You can apply for the lump sum death benefit of $255.00 by calling the Social Security 800#: 1-***-***-**** or by going to the local office of Social Security Administration. Click here for more information on what you need to apply for the benefit.

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