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My brother passed away nov 25 2017 and I was wondering if there are any survivors benefits I can apply for he has no children and never married I just needed help with his funeral he was cremated

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I was wondering if I could get help with my brothers funeral is there survivors benefits that I qualified for to help

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Social Security Expert: lev-tax, Tax Advisor replied 6 months ago
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There are surviving benefits..

However - only a surviving spouse or child may receive a special lump-sum death payment

https://www.ssa.gov/planners/survivors/ifyou7.html

Sorry if you expected differently.

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