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My husband died last month, we were together as common law

My husband died last month, we were together as common law married for 32 years. when he got sick he wanted to make it legal so I could get his benefits with no problem, the problem seems to be we were only married in October two weeks short of 9 months, so they don't want to give me widow benefits.

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Can a widow[divorced husband ] continue her own SSN benefits

Can a widow[divorced husband ] continue her own SSN benefits and her past husbanddeceased benefits as allowed in SSN to her?

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My husband died 10 days short of s 70th birthday. He hadn't

My husband died 10 days short of his 70th birthday. He hadn't taken out his social security yet. I had been taking 1/2 of his amount in place of my own. Do I qualify to take out any of the money he never was able to?

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I am a widow and on Social Security benefits from my

I am a widow and on Social Security benefits from my diseased husband's at the age of 66. My son is on disability. If my son applies for money from my husband's social security, will it take money from my monthly check?

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My wife just turned 66. My age is 59. We have been married

My wife just turned 66. My age is 59. We have been married for three years. She has been collecting her former spouses survivor benefit. Is there a benefit for her to re-file using my Social Security history?

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Today I talked to sociol security. I have multiple scherzos

Today I talked to sociol security. I have multiple scherzos i. I am getting $1800 a month from teachers retirement I gualified for disabilityteachers retirement.I inquired about getting social security through my hucband.We have beenmarried for 44 years. I am 65They saidbecause of my teachers retirement, I couldn't get any. Is this right?I have 16 credits . I ask.them if I could get S. S. when I get 40credits .They said it depended on my teacher's retirementIs all this right ?,,I

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I am a widow age 40 and have an 11 year old son. We each get

I am a widow age 40 and have an 11 year old son. We each get a check from SS administration. How long can we receive the checks. Thanks

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I am 62 and started collecting widows benefits on my

I am 62 and started collecting widows benefits on my deceased ex-husbands s.s. in February of this year. I am considering starting a business. I was wondering if I stop taking benefits while I run a business, can I restart s.s. widow benefits if the business doesn't work out? And, will this affect my own benefits in any way when I start to draw on my own account?

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My father-in-law just died. He and my mother-in-law both

My father-in-law just died. He and my mother-in-law both received Social Security. Will she automatically receive his higher monthly amount (and her benefits go away), or does she have to send a request in?

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