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How to apply for SS benefits on my husbands account? We were
How to apply for SS benefits on my husbands account? We were married for 55years and were divorced in August 2019. I applied for SS under my account in 2008 and have been receiving these benefits sinc… read more
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I have had no contact with my husband since 2001, but we are
I have had no contact with my husband since 2001, but we are not divorced. Is he entitled to spousal benefits? Will a divorce change anything? … read more
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Christopher B, Esq.
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Growing up, my parents were business owners. My dad ran the
Growing up, my parents were business owners. My dad ran the business and my mom, though she did help with book work, mostly stayed home to raise the kids. They filed/paid taxes married filing joint an… read more
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My Mom and Dad were married for 34 years and divorced. My
My Mom and Dad were married for 34 years and divorced. My mother did well for herself and retired 3 years ago. Mom receives $2200.0 a month is SS my Dad not so lucky he receives $1400.00 a month. I re… read more
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Lane
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I am married, looking at a divorce ahead. I need to apply
Hello - I am married, looking at a divorce ahead. I need to apply for SSI as soon as possible. I'm concerned that my husband will somehow be entitled to any of the SSI I am able to receive. Is that th… read more
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I was married to my first husband for fifteen years before
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
Stephen G.
Stephen G.
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My Step Dad died in April. My mom (aged 74) went to the SS
My Step Dad died in April. My mom (aged 74) went to the SS office to see if she was able to get benefits off my Dad's (current age 76) higher salary. She was told 2 things by 2 different people. 1 - t… read more
Rick
Rick
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My mom is 93 and. of course, living on Social Security. My
My mom is 93 and. of course, living on Social Security. My dad died about 10 years ago at the age of 84. They were married for about 30 years or so and then got divorced. They were divorced for well o… read more
Lane
Lane
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Doctoral Degree
19,755 satisfied customers
My ex spouse passed away several years ago but had been
My ex spouse passed away several years ago but had been receiving SS benefits when he did. Can I claim the spousal benefits now at age 66 so I can leave my own benefits to grow until age 70? My full b… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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We are getting a divorce and I would like to know what benefits
We are getting a divorce and I would like to know what benefits my exwife will have from my SS. I am 77 years old and have been collecting SS since age 65. My wife has been collecting her own SS since… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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I am trying to determine if a child that is adopted by s
Stephanie, I am trying to determine if a child that is adopted by his great grandparents can receive benefits and if so how much. Child is 1 year old. Great grandparents are 73 and 80… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
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I currently receive adult child disability $631. My dad get
I currently receive adult child disability $631. My dad get retirement benefit $1262. My mom is going to apply for spousal benefit under him does my benefit reduce to half? I saw on ssa.gov it say 150… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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I was married to someone for over 15 years from 1964 to the
I was married to someone for over 15 years from 1964 to the late 1970's. I was a stay at home housewife & Mom from 1964 to 1974. I personally have worked from Sept 1974 to present. I am 63 years. I ha… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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I went through a divorce after a 33 year marriage. I am going
I went through a divorce after a 33 year marriage. I am going to be 61 in September, and I was told by my lawyer the judge that I can collect his social security because of the length of our marriage.… read more
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retirementlawyer
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I started to collect ss at 62. I am devorced. I was married
I started to collect ss at 62. I am devorced. I was married for 34 yrs. My ex husband salery was much higher then mine. I think i should have been advised to collect off of his ss. Then at 66 yr's old… read more
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My father died at age 64, he started collecting social security
My father died at age 64, he started collecting social security at age 62 when he was diagnosed with cancer. My mother is currently 63 years old and works and hopes to continue working for 7 more year… read more
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Social Security Retirement (mom) My dad and mom where married
Social Security: Retirement (mom) My dad and mom where married 22 years and are divorced (dad remarried - mom did not). My dad was the primary income for the house hold and my mom's income help suppor… read more
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dylatess
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I was married for 27 years, much of the time a stay at home
I was married for 27 years, much of the time a stay at home Mom. I have been divorced and am reaching the age of trying to plan for retirement. Am I allowed to claim 1/2 of my ex-husband's social secu… read more
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