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My husband went on social security disability at age
My husband went on social security disability at age 53....we have raised and claimed our grandson since he was 7 years old. I never applied for him to get a check because my husband was in and out of… read more
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I am raising my 2 year old grandson due to his parents to being addicts. His father died from an o.d. I have legal custody his mom is alive but incarcerated his father worked 2 years on books so he ca… read more
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Friend husband just died--she is 53--for the past three
friend husband just died--she is 53--for the past three years they have been caring for her niece's daughter. they went to court and friend was given custody of the child. can she receive widow benefi… read more
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This refers to death benefits and custody JA: What is your current age and retirement age? Customer: 65 66 JA: Anything else you want the Retirement Accountant to know before I connect you? Customer: … read more
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I was married to my first husband for fifteen years before he died. I remarried and now getting a divorce from my second husband. Will I be eligible for my first husbands social security benefits?… read more
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Our grandsons father gave up his rights 2 yrs ago He is now 7 In the state of WA even though our daughter has custody there had to be an adoption so that another person besides his mother was also leg… read more
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I have a court order of custody of my 7 yr old grandson.
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