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Barbara
Barbara, Enrolled Agent
Category: Social Security
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I would like to make a claim for benefits from my ex wife

Customer Question

I would like to make a claim for benefits from my ex wife ss. we were married in 1971 and divorced in 1988. we have both remarried.
JA: These retirement benefits are supposed to help us but they can be so complicated! The Retirement Expert will help you get the most benefits propertly. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.
Customer: I am 69 my ex wife is 64
JA: Is there anything else the Retirement Accountant should be aware of?
Customer: no
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  Barbara replied 11 months ago.

Welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist you.

If you remarry, you generally cannot collect benefits on your former spouse's record unless your later marriage ends (whether by death, divorce or annulment).

https://www.ssa.gov/planners/retire/divspouse.html

Please let me know if I can assist you further.

Thank you and best regards,

Barb

Expert:  Barbara replied 10 months ago.

Just following up with you to see if you have any other questions or concerns. If so, please let me know, and I will be happy to assist you further.

Best regards,

Barb