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I am a retiree currently receiving social security payments.
I am a retiree currently receiving social security payments. Is there a survivor's benefit for my wife if I die before she does? … read more
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My husbands ex wife is deceased. They were married over 10
My husbands ex wife is deceased. They were married over 10 yrs. My husband should be entitled to her Social Security benefits. He is collecting his own but I understand he can also get hers. Survivor … read more
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My aunt collected ss benefits and has pasted away in
my aunt collected ss benefits and has pasted away in October . is there a death bennifit … read more
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My former husband passed away 10/14/17 and I checked to see
My former husband passed away 10/14/17 and I checked to see if I can change my Social Security benefit on my SSA to benefits from his SSA. We were married for 23 years. I know I would get more from hi… read more
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Can I receive my Wife social Security payment when she dies.
Can I receive my Wife social Security payment when she dies. It is greater than mine. … read more
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My wife of 49 years is close to passing due to Alzheimers.
my wife of 49 years is close to passing due to Alzheimers. Her social security is quite a bit larger than mine and when it stops I will be well below the poverty income level. Is there any way I can g… read more
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I have a question regarding spousal benefits for a child in
I have a question regarding spousal benefits for a child in care situation. … read more
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I received an answer to my first question. I want to ask a
I received an answer to my first question. I want to ask a second. My deceased husband's first wife is still alive. When they divorced, I believe she filed for his benefits. The SSA personnel said she… read more
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Thanks for you help the other day. Now I have a question on
Thanks for you help the other day. Now I have a question on my situation. My first wife passed away in 2004 and contributed to Social Security for virtually her whole life to that point. I applied for… read more
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retirementlawyer
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My social Security income is $1,728.90 I am 78 years old, My
My social Security income is $1,728.90 I am 78 years old, My wifes social security income is $921.00 She is 72 years old. If I die, how much of my income can she receive and can she receive part of he… read more
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What are the benefits surviving spouse? I am 70 yrs. old and
What are the benefits for a surviving spouse? I am 70 yrs. old and presently collect $2535 per month. Wife is 50 yrs. old. Should I die tomorrow, what are her benefits and when is she eligible to begi… read more
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My 85 year old mother is blind from macular degeneration
Hi: My 85 year old mother is blind from macular degeneration and has now been diagnosed with Dementia QQQQ Mom was married for 35 years to her first husband they divorced when they were both 55 years … read more
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Is ex-wife entitled to just recently deceased ex husband
is ex-wife entitled to just recently deceased ex husband social security? My Mom was married to my Dad (first marriage with 3 kids) for 32 years (first marriage for both) and my Dad about a week ago p… read more
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My wife and I are retired. Since our retirement both of us
My wife and I are retired. Since our retirement both of us have also been collecting social security each month, a result of both of us contributing to the social security fund during our employment. … read more
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I was reading an article on recieving an exs benefits and
I was reading an article on recieving an ex's benefits and had a question or 2. We were married for 17 yrs. and as far as I know, he's still alive. We are both 69. How much is the difference if I clai… read more
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Do I still qualify for the Social Security benefits from my
Do I still qualify for the Social Security benefits from my deceased x-wife even tho there are not children living with me . I am totally disabled and was on SSI until she passed away and when the kid… read more
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I am retired under the Civil Service Retirement System. I
I am retired under the Civil Service Retirement System. I have elected the maximum (55%) survivor benefit for my wife should I pre-decease her. She will have "substantial earnings" under social securi… read more
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If a man was married for 20 years then divorced, then married
If a man was married for 20 years then divorced, then married for the second time for three years and then divorced, will he be able to draw on either previous wife's social security benefits or pensi… read more
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