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My name is ***** ***** born 8 11 36 I married darl powell feb 12 1966, we had 4 children, darl retired from navy after w0 years of service. our marriage failed, we were devorced after 10 years on feb 11 1976, darl passed away 9 20 1992, was I entitled to a widows pension, feb 12 1966 to feb 11 1976. I figured that was exactly 10 years. because feb.12 1976 would have been the begining of the 11th year. do I qualify for any ss payments. please call me at(###) ###-#### thank you ellie powell

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Pennsylvania.

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I applied for benefits as the time of his death, which was sept 1992 i was denied because of the one day, which i find very unfair, because we had 4 children in this marriage i had to finish raising them alone.

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I just want to know if i should have had some kind of a benefit.

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Lawyer: P. Simmons, Attorney replied 3 months ago

I am sorry for this dilemma. But I do not understand your specific question. YOu divorced in 1976...as part of the divorce, did the court order he pay a portion of his retired pension to you?

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