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My husband passed away on 5/10. I just received a letter
my husband passed away on 5/10. I just received a letter from SS that referred to the death benefit of $255 but it also said that benefit was the only one I would receive at this time. From my phone c… read more
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LEV
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My husband died Feb 12 2018. i took care of himtil Feb 1,
my husband died Feb 12 2018. i took care of himtil Feb 1, 2018 he went in the hospital. Feb 7, 2018 he went to Hospice Care. i went back to work. i want to know if im ititled to spouses benefits? … read more
LEV
LEV
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Bachelor's Degree
14,896 satisfied customers
Initially, when I signed up SSA told me I would get
Initially, when I signed up SSA told me I would get $691.00/month on the second Wednesday of each month. I received a letter last month and they now tell me I will receive $705,00/month on the 3rd of … read more
emc011075
emc011075
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Y husband died in Feb. 2014. I dd speak with SSA and the rep
y husband died in Feb. 2014. I dd speak with SSA and the rep advised that I can receive his SS. I advised that I receive SSD. She said as my benefits are much higher than his would be, I should just k… read more
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LEV
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My wife died in April this year. I have been trying to get
my wife died in April this year. I have been trying to get the $255 death benefit for months with no success. … read more
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LEV
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Bachelor's Degree
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My son died in an accident 21 Apr/2017. He was employed at
My son died in an accident 21 Apr/2017. He was employed at that time and had been paying SS out of his pay. Where is that money and did he have any death benefits? … read more
Barbara
Barbara
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My wife died on yesterday October 9, 2017. Who should IO
My wife died on yesterday October 9, 2017. Who should IO call to stop her Social pension? … read more
Barbara
Barbara
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My husband pass away on December 8, and I have not received
My husband pass away on December 8, and I have not received his $255 check, The only answer I get is I make to much money, My husband paid into s,s, for 43 years or forever long there was social secur… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Juris Doctor
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My Mother-In-Law passed away and we do not know if SS still
My Mother-In-Law passed away and we do not know if SS still pays the $250 towards her burial. … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
2,620 satisfied customers
My mother Hartsuff passed away on June 29, 2016. The death
Hello, my mother Barbara Hartsuff passed away on June 29, 2016. The death certificate was sent to SS by the cremation service we used. I know this was done because her July SS deposit was withdrawn. L… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
2,620 satisfied customers
My husband passed away on Jan 2016. That was reported to
my husband passed away on Jan 2016. That was reported to stop his benefits. I thought i would receive his benefit dollar amt,but i have not. can you help… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
2,620 satisfied customers
I have social security on my own. My spouse died on 6/2. I
I have social security on my own. My spouse died on 6/2. I recently applied for survivors benefit and received a denial letter. I do not understand why. I requested reimbursement for cremation and to … read more
Dr. Fiona Chen
Dr. Fiona Chen
President
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My husband died last March suddenly. SSA only gave me the
My husband died last March suddenly. SSA only gave me the $255 death benefit. He had worked almost 48 years, but I was denied any monthly benefit. He was 63 and not yet retired. I am a retired Fed emp… read more
R. Klein, EA
R. Klein, EA
Accountant
Master's Degree
334 satisfied customers
Our son, James Richard Brookes, passed away Sunday night, May
Our son, James Richard Brookes, passed away Sunday night, May 11th. He was on disability, food stamps, Medicaid. Do we need to send a death certificate to any of these departments? Does he qualify for… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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Master's Degree
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My son died 12-14-2013 at age 57, 2 surviving children ages
My son died 12-14-2013 at age 57, 2 surviving children ages 25 and 19 , are there any benefits for either of them, or the $255 benefit. The 19 yr old is in her second year of college. Parents were div… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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Master's Degree
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What are the death benefits for a 71 old man, an Army vet who
What are the death benefits for a 71 old man, an Army vet who has just passed away and been cremated two weeks ago. I am his Personal Representatve. Where can I go for the answers?… read more
R. Klein, EA
R. Klein, EA
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My husband passed away on Dec. 24. His check, which is now
My husband passed away on Dec. 24. His check, which is now to be mine, was direct-deposited into his bank account as usual for January, but of course that doesn't work anymore and now the government h… read more
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dylatess
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My husband died July 1, 2009. We had been married for over
My husband died July 1, 2009. We had been married for over 38 years. I had to take care of him due to his illness while working. I had day care for him and also toward the end nursing home. Also while… read more
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Dimitry K., Esq.
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