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Formerly drew widows benefits from my husband. Later had it…

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Formerly drew widows benefits from my husband. Later had it changed over to my own account. I have recently been told that I should be drawing both. Want to know if this is true.

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Lawyer: Ray, Lawyer replied 4 months ago

T​hats not true. You can pick the higher of both but you cannot draw but one check here. You can make appointment if you need to check which has higher benefit. You elect to see which is better for you but you only get one whichever that is.Social security will pay you the higher of the two.

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