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my fiance lived with me for 30 years and he just died two months ago. He was a veteran. my question is can I collect on his benefits? … read more
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I am 66 and will be receiving my ex husbands SS. I am unmarried now. If I want to live with my new partner now will I not be able to receive SS. Or when common law kicks in will I lose my ex's SS. Can… read more
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I was married for 3 years and common law for 11yrs am I entitled to disabled spouses benefits my common law husband is deceased and we adopted or grandchid … read more
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I reported to SSA that I was married on February 6, 1976 and
I reported to SSA that I was married on February 6, 1976 and divorced on … read more
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My friend of 46 years has pass away we have lived togeather
my friend of 46 years has pass away we have lived togeather that can I recive his ssi … read more
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My former husband and I lived together for approx twenty
My former husband and I lived together for approx twenty years. We were marrIed for approx last six years before divorcing. He died in August of 2017. Is there any provisions for benefits if I can pro… read more
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If common law wife passes away, we lived together 5years, never filed tax return together, I am shown as her husband on her death certificate. Can I get her social security?… read more
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can a common law wife of 21 years get her common law husbands social security? … read more
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My husband died on November 18, 2015 at age 74 of kidney
My husband died on November 18, 2015 at age 74 of kidney failure and he was receiving his SS payments each month. He retired at 70. We were married on August 15, 2015. I'm currently 53 years old. We l… read more
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My husband died last month, we were together as common law
My husband died last month, we were together as common law married for 32 years. when he got sick he wanted to make it legal so I could get his benefits with no problem, the problem seems to be we wer… read more
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I live in Colorado and we have been common law married and
I live in Colorado and we have been common law married and living together since 2008.How long do we need to be married for me to get awarded my husbands survivor social security benefits?… read more
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I sent a question and the answer was to talk to the local
I sent a question and the answer was to talk to the local social security office. I did. They denied my claim for my husbands survivor benefits. What do I do now? He said it was because my husband did… read more
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I Applied for S.S. disability. Ive broken my arm severly. I broke the Ulna and Radius bones, had surgery, attended about 10 sessions of physical therapy. It is apparent the physical therapy isn't help… read more
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John and I have been living together 34 years, he passed away in Oct of 2014, can I file as a common law wife for social security.… read more
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I was married to my husband for only 4 months when he died but we lived together for 13 years. I cannot receive benefits on his SS because of the 9 month rule. How would we have known this? Can I chal… read more
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My ex-husband just died we lived together for 3 years staight before getting married, and were married 7 years can I collect his social security?… read more
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Hello, I live in Alabama. I need an accurate answer ASAP...if
Hello, I live in Alabama. I need an accurate answer ASAP...if possible IMMEDIATELY. I was widowed nearly 20 years ago, and am currently entitled to draw Social Security retirement benefits on my decea… read more
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