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Well if you have not done so then you can claim survivor benefits for the child from deceased father.Thats a monthly check until age 18.If you haven't done that feel free to apply and get this going.You can claim the child on your taxes, the father no longer has that right.You claim them as a dependent next year on your taxes.You will have a social security number for the child here that you get when you apply for survivor benefits.
You will get the child his monthly benefits and you can claim child as a dependent here as well on your taxes..
Claiming child here
Make sure to make an appointment to file at local social security office as soon as you can here to get the money going.
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