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Can a widow currently collecting deceased husbands SS

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Can a widow currently collecting deceased husbands SS benefits ALSO get benefits from an earlier 14 yr marriage that ended in divorce and he has died?
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  TaxRobin replied 3 months ago.

Hello, I'm Robin. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question now and typing up my reply. I'll post that in just a few moments.

Expert:  TaxRobin replied 3 months ago.

Unfortunately no. You can collect from one or the other but not from both of the husbands records.

Expert:  TaxRobin replied 3 months ago.

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