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My husband passed away 2 yrs ago. I was told I could collect
My husband passed away 2 yrs ago. I was told I could collect his soc sec in lieu of mine if it was higher. However, we were only married 3 yrs. Does that make a difference? … read more
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My ex husband was collecting soc sec from his present wife
My ex husband was collecting soc sec from his present wife after she died. Now he died and I was married to him 10 + years first. I'm not married and have been on my own so sec since 2003. Can I draw … read more
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I am 65 years old and have drawn Soc Sec Disability since I
I am 65 years old and have drawn Soc Sec Disability since I was 61. … read more
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I'm a widow on soc sec disability. Will I receive any
I'm a widow on soc sec disability. Will I receive any benefits from my hosbands soc sec ( he died in 2916 from cancer at age 62)? … read more
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I worked for a govt agency that elected to become an
I worked for a govt agency that elected to become an authority and not pay into social security. I paid into doc sec for 25 continuous yrs prior to govt agency I worked for making the authority electi… read more
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I am going to be 78, in a couple of weeks and have been
I am going to be 78, in a couple of weeks and have been receiving my deceased husbands social security for many years. However it had been brought to my attention that I should also be drawing my own … read more
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My ex and I married in 1973, had children i 1980, 1989,
My ex and I married in 1973, had children i 1980, 1989, 1994, he left in 1994, we divorced in 2006. … read more
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I retired in 2014 from being ER NURSE IN city hospital with
I retired in 2014 from being ER NURSE IN city hospital with pension of $3030. Per month. Turning 65 on sept 26. Went to sos sec to collect my husbands social sec. He died at 58 years old in 2007. Afte… read more
Lane
Lane
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My husband is a retired teacher with a pension. He also
My husband is a retired teacher with a pension. He also receives a small amount of social security which is reduced by WEP. ?I receive disability on my own work record. Will the windfall reduction aff… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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I m a widow of a former civil service worker who did not pay
I m a widow of a former civil service worker who did not pay social sec tax while employed by federal government. He did have 20 years worked out of civil service where he did pay soc sec taxes. I rec… read more
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my husband (67) and I (65) My husband is not eligible for
my husband (67) and I (65) My husband is not eligible for social security. He does however draw a federal retirement. Under the grandfather clause he didn't pay social security. Can he draw off my soc… read more
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retirementlawyer
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Hi, I am 63 and I plan on retiring by next June. I will be
Hi, I am 63 and I plan on retiring by next June. I will be 64 then and I am a widow, I already know approx. how much my benefits will be. I am engaged and will probably get married just before or righ… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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My telephone company wants a state ID number in order to get
My telephone company wants a state ID number in order to get a disability discount. I am 73 yrs old and my husband is 76. He has Parkinsons Disease + other things and I was on Soc. Sec. disability sin… read more
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I was married June 26,1977 and divorce was finial July 1,1987
I was married June 26,1977 and divorce was finial July 1,1987 just a little over 10 years. I am 72 years of age and my ex husband is 67. Would I be able to draw on his Soc Security benefits? He made a… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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My wife and I have been married 20 yrs. I am a CSRS
My wife and I have been married 20 yrs. I am a CSRS recipient and I also draw Soc. Sec on earnings after I retired from the Gov't. I worked about 12 yrs after Gov't retirement and I now also draw abou… read more
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how is ssi split between the present spouse and the divorced
how is ssi split between the present spouse and the divorced spouse of someone who died and the women are both drawing their full social security… read more
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dylatess
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ihave been with my husband since i was 18 1/2 years old [i
ihave been with my husband since i was 18 1/2 years old [i was 64 when he died]. however we did not leagally marry until may 5, 2009. he died feb 4th 2010. soc. sec say i was not married long enough t… read more
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Ellen
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A friend of mine was married then divorced and he remarried.
A friend of mine was married then divorced and he remarried. His wife died before he did and I also remarried and taught school so I did not pay into soc sec. - then my ex husband died can I obtain so… read more
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