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My sister is currently married and has been for 25 yrs. Her
My sister is currently married and has been for 25 yrs. Her husband wanted her to collect benefits under her own name even though she had a limited work history and didn't want her to work. It sounds … read more
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keeperumiami
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Second opinion] my husbands father passed away in 1982 when
Second opinion] my husbands father passed away in 1982 when he was 17. His mother did not apply for him to receive his father's ss benefits. Is it possible for him to receive the benefits that he was … read more
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emc011075
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I have some questions about disability and retirement when a
I have some questions about disability and retirement when a spouse has passed. is there anyone or any place I can go to for advice please? … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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My parents are 73 and 77 living in Arizona and will be
My parents are 73 and 77 living in Arizona and will be separating. If they stay separated and don't divorce would my mom be able to collect spousal support from my Dad since his is much higher? … read more
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Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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My sister received a check from social security/Railroad
My sister received a check from social security/Railroad retirement. It is made out to her, and the check references her ex husband of 15 years. She has since been married for 30+ years to her husband… read more
Lane
Lane
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Could I collect social security from my first husband even
Could I collect social security from my first husband even though I am remarried … read more
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emc011075
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I'm a widow, my husband passed away in 2004, He was on SS
I'm a widow, my husband passed away in 2004, He was on SS Disability. When he passed away at age 62 I received his Social Security. Am I receiving a Disability Social Security? Or regular SS. People t… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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My girlfriend is 61 (will be 62 in Dec) and has pancreatic
My girlfriend is 61 (will be 62 in Dec) and has pancreatic and liver cancer. Her husband passed away 3 weeks ago after a 2 month illness of esophageal cancer. He was 53 and had not yet applied for SS … read more
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LawTalk
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My sister currently get her own social security which is
My sister currently get her own social security which is about $779 monthly (she is 69) and her husband get his own social security (he is 78) which is around $2300 monthly. Isn't she eligible to get … read more
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LawTalk
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I spoke with two widows recently and each gave me a different
I spoke with two widows recently and each gave me a different answer as to whose social security they were receiving. One told me when her husband died she got both her social security plus the differ… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
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When a husband passes away,can a spouse receive all of his
When a husband passes away,can a spouse receive all of his social security instead of her own… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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Master's Degree
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I am 70. I am a full time college professor. My husband of
I am 70. I am a full time college professor. My husband of 32 years passed away 2 years ago. I was married previously to my first husband for 11 years. He is alive and remarried. To whose SS benefits … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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My husband of 30 years passed away in 2011. He was divorced
My husband of 30 years passed away in 2011. He was divorced from his previous wife for nearly 34 years at the time. I chose to receive my social security benefits at the time since mine were more than… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
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Was divorced from ny first husband 20 years ago Since then
was divorced from ny first husband 20 years ago Since then we have both remarried others .My new husband doesnt collect nearly as much social security as my first husband.Can I collect from my first h… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
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I am a 71 year old widow collecting under my own social security.
I am a 71 year old widow collecting under my own social security. I am having a hard time making ends meet even though I am still working part time - 22 hours a week. My son in law passed away in an a… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
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Doctoral Degree
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Ive been told that I can collect half of my husbands social
I've been told that I can collect half of my husband's social security even though he is still working, collecting his and I am still working. I am 62. If this is correct is there any disadvantages to… read more
ShawnA
ShawnA
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My husband passed away in 2006- cancer. I went down to the
My husband passed away in 2006- cancer. I went down to the ss office about 5 months after he passed and asked about receiveing his social security -I had been advised that I could apply for his social… read more
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Ellen
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Doctoral Degree
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I am a 62 year old woman and remarried at age 58. Social Security
I am a 62 year old woman and remarried at age 58. Social Security tells me the only way I can receive benefits from my previous husband is if I file for divorce. I was married to my previous husband f… read more
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