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My husband of 40 yrs passed in 2014. He was on ss dis many

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My husband of 40 yrs passed in 2014. He was on ss dis many years, I have just learned I may be eligable for a portion of his ss dis pmt. How do I file and what info will I need?
JA: The Retirement Accountant will know how to help. Is there anything else important you think the Retirement Accountant should know?
Customer: Yes, do not have copy of marriage lic can I download it and print from a web site?
Submitted: 17 days ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  ABC Accounting Group replied 17 days ago.

Hi. Sorry for your Loss.

Great Question.

Here is what you can possibly receive, based on age/etc."

  • You have a child under the age of 16 years old who receives survivor SSDI benefits from your deceased spouse.
    • You will receive 75% of your deceased spouse’s SSDI benefit.
  • You are at least 50 years old and disabled, and your disability started before your spouse died
    • You will receive 71.5% of your deceased spouse’s SSDI benefit.
  • You are at least 60 years old but not yet full retirement age.
    • You will receive 71.5% - 99% of your deceased spouse’s SSDI benefit.
  • You are at least full retirement age.
    • You will receive 100% of your deceased spouse’s SSDI benefit.
Expert:  ABC Accounting Group replied 17 days ago.

For the marriage license, you can call the local town hall (town you were married in) or there are various websites - here is one:

https://www.vitalchek.com/marriage-records

Let me know if you have any questions. Thank you.

Customer: replied 17 days ago.
I went to web site you cugested. They do not cover Dallas Tx. Is there any other way to get copy of marriage lic online?
Expert:  ABC Accounting Group replied 17 days ago.

I will check for you.

Expert:  ABC Accounting Group replied 17 days ago.

Here is an application for the certified copy of a marriage license:

http://dallascountywanted.com/countyclerk/documents/ML_Request2014.pdf

For a Marriage Verification Letter - Online - https://txapps.texas.gov/tolapp/ovra/SelectRequestType.htm

The above link will lead you to a list of counties, as well, for a copy of your marriage license.

Let me know if this helps or not. Thank you.