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Am I entitled to any benefits even if i married again. my first husband did not remarry and passed in 1989

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I am a certified expert on JustAnswer since 2009, with nearly 100% in 5 star ratings. So, we should be able to work through your problem.

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Unfortunately, if you remarried, that would cut off entitlement to benefits based on the first husband's social security account. It would not have been a problem if he had remarried, but you had not. But if you had remarried then you can not collect based on his account.

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