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Dam getting divorced wife benefits from social security. if i remarry a man who is a viet nam veteran can i expect to draw social security funds from his account

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Social Security Expert: Barbara, Enrolled Agent replied 9 months ago
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Welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist you.

If your new spouse is also collecting Social Security benefits and you would receive a higher amount based on the new spouse’s work record, you will receive the higher amount. You would not receive both benefit amounts.

Please let me know if I can assist you further.

Thank you and best regards,

Barb

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
i understsnd that i would stop receiving ss benefits from my ex but would i be able to start drawing spousal benefits from my new husband
Social Security Expert: Barbara, Enrolled Agent replied 9 months ago

Whichever is the higher amount is what you would receive.

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