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Category: Social Security
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Experience:  37 plus years of SSD practice
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I haVE BEEN RECEIVING MY USBANDS DEATH BENEFITS SINCE 1994 -

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I haVE BEEN RECEIVING MY USBANDS DEATH BENEFITS SINCE 1994 - HE DIED AT AGE 58 IN 1993. wILL i EVER BE ABLE TO RECEIVE MY OWN ss BENEFITS?
JA: These retirement benefits are supposed to help us but they can be so complicated! The Retirement Expert will help you get the most benefits propertly. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.
Customer: pLEASE TELL ME IF MY SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS ARE ALLOWABLE TO GET EVEN THOUGH i HAVE BEEN RECEIVING MY HUSBANDS DEATH BENEFITS SINCE 1994.
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Retirement Accountant should know?
Customer: nO EXCEPT THAT i WAS 60 WHEN i STARTED RECEIVING THEM FROM HIS DEATH AND i NEVER APPLIED FOR MINE SINCE i THOUGHT THAT i COULD NOT.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  LawTalk replied 1 month ago.

Good afternoon,

I'm Doug, and I'm very sorry to hear of your situation. My goal is to provide you with excellent service today. In order to give you a clear and concise answer, I will need some additional information about the circumstances, please.

1. Have you ever applied for your own social security retirement benefit?

Doug