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My first husband died in April at 62 of Cancer he never
My first husband died in April at 62 of Cancer he never remarried am I entitled too his social security till I'm old enough to collect my own? … read more
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My wife and L are tears old, and we have full custody of two
My wife and L are 69 tears old, and we have full custody of two great grand kids, 2 and 5, Can they receive SS benefits? … read more
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Lev
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My husband retired at age 64 and started drawing Social
My husband retired at age 64 and started drawing Social Security. In 2014, we were given permanent custody of our then 1 year old grandson. We still have permanent custody. The biological mother is re… read more
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Lev
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How must a couple be married before they can claim spouses
How long must a couple be married before they can claim spouses social security benefits … read more
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If either the husband or wife dies, is the living spouse
If either the husband or wife dies, is the living spouse always eligible for Survivor Benefits from the dead spouse? … read more
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My husband and I are raising our grandson (age 14). We've
Hi, my husband and I are raising our grandson (age 14). We've been taking care of him since he was 2 1/2 yrs old. Both parents are addicts (father is in recovery but not working and has no income); mo… read more
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My husband and I (73 and 66 years of age, respectively) have
My husband and I (73 and 66 years of age, respectively) have our two grandsons living with us, indefinitely. They are 10 and 14 years old, and are in school. Do we/they, qualifiy for Social Security b… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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My granddaughter has been living with my wife and I since she
My granddaughter has been living with my wife and I since she was born and we have been providing her total support since birth. Some one at the S.S. office told us that she would be eligible for bene… read more
Robin D.
Robin D.
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My mother passed away and she was providing daughter whos 8
My mother passed away and she was providing for my daughter whos 8 and myself. She claimed us on her taxes as dependents up until she passed May 1st 2015. She was 74 and she work as a teacher for a ca… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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Is there a 9 month marriage rule to receive widow benefits.
Is there a 9 month marriage rule to receive widow benefits. I am about to turn 60 and applying for widows benefits. We did not go before the JP until 11 months before he died.… read more
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retirementlawyer
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I am gainfully employed with annual earnings over 100k. My
I am gainfully employed with annual earnings over 100k. My wife is a breast cancer surviver but developed severe anxeity disorder w panic attacks and is not able to work after 30 years of employment. … read more
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Megan C
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My husband and I have had legal custody of our 12 year old
My husband and I have had legal custody of our 12 year old grandchild since she was 6 months old. My husband is 66 years old and has been receiving Social Security retirement benefits for the past 4 y… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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I was reading an article on recieving an exs benefits and
I was reading an article on recieving an ex's benefits and had a question or 2. We were married for 17 yrs. and as far as I know, he's still alive. We are both 69. How much is the difference if I clai… read more
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My new wife recently lost her husband to cancer. Before his death, for 2 years he collected social security assistance and worked as much as he could. His illness devastated them financially to the po… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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I AM DYING -HAVE CANCER- IF I MARRY MY GIRL FRIEND -IS SHE
I AM DYING -HAVE CANCER- IF I MARRY MY GIRL FRIEND -IS SHE ENTITLED TO XXXXX BENEFITS-- I'M 53- HAVE ONLY DAYS TO LIVE… read more
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Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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I received a letter to the Family of Gordon D Connell,
I received a letter to the Family of Gordon D Connell, deceased, that we could receive benefits from SS. I am his x-wife - married for 15 years, divorced for over 20 years, but I am also his beneficia… read more
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Loren
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My wife worked through 7/30/2011, began short term disability
My wife worked through 7/30/2011, began short term disability shortly thereafter, and passed 3 weeks ago. I beleve she had just begun long term disability. I am retired and receive my own Soccial Secu… read more
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CGCPA
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Bachelor's Degree
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I am a 68 yr old male who receives Social Security. I recently
I am a 68 yr old male who receives Social Security. I recently lost over half of 4 fingers on my left hand in an accident. Am I entitled to any other benefit under SS?… read more
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