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Can I claim any ss benefits from first husband. We were

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Can I claim any ss benefits from first husband. We were married 27yrs I did remarry 30 yrs ago but I was told I would be entitled to some of first's brnefits.

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California

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

No

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I don't think so.

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Is your former husband currently alive?

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