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If my husband passes away can he ex wife still apply for his
If my husband passes away can he ex wife still apply for his social security check? If so, do I still receive any of it or does it all go to her? … read more
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I was widowed and drawing my late husbands social security.
I was widowed and drawing my late husbands social security. I turned 70 in March of this year and found it would be beneficial to start drawing my social security. When I received my new benefit amoun… read more
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Although I have been working part time for over 1 1/2 years,
Although I have been working part time for over 1 1/2 years, and SS has been deducted from my earnings, my SS monthly payment has stayed the same for 2 years now! Why?? … read more
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I am asking for a friend that was divorced many years ago,
I am asking for a friend that was divorced many years ago, is 73 yrs. old, and has applied & received her husbands SS which is more than hers. If he dies, will she lose her husbands ss and have to go … read more
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Husband dies at 64, Husband dies at 64. Wife collects on
Husband dies at 64. Wife collects on husband's benifits until she turns 70 and then requests her S/S. Can she collect a portion of his and now hers? … read more
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I was married to my ex-husband for 17 years & I was a
I was married to my ex-husband for 17 years & I was a homemaker. He worked for the government until he retired and is now deceased. I was told that I can't get SS benefits from him. Just wondering why… read more
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Both my mother and father qualified social security benefit
Both my mother and father qualified for a social security benefit and were also vested in the Louisiana State Retirement system. My father passed away in 1997 and my mother has been receiving her stat… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Why is it that I personally worked and paid into a civil
Why is it that I personally worked and paid into a civil service benefit program and now retired with 30 years of service. I also after retiring worked a private job earned benefits and signed up and … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
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I applied social security this past year in June at
I applied for my social security this past year in June at age 63 on my own account. I get 833.00 monthly. I am a widow. I plan to switch to take my husbands social security. His would be 2,133.00 now… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
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My husband passed away the 4th of January. My husband
My husband passed away the 4th of January. My husband collected social security without incidence, but when I went to the Social Security office, I was told they had to investigate his earnings of 198… read more
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PhillipsEsq.
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I was wondering why I haven't been getting survivor benefits
I was wondering why I haven't been getting survivor benefits the last 17 years my husband has been deceased… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
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I am a widow. Next year, I will begin receiving my husband's
I am a widow. Next year, I will begin receiving my husband's social security benefits. I will be 66 in February 2014. A friend of mine, also a widow, began receiving her husband's benefits 3 months be… read more
Megan C
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I am a widow drawing my own social security, Before I reached
I am a widow drawing my own social security, Before I reached full social security age, I drew my late husband's benefits. I have several divorced friends who say they are drawing their own benefitand… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
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Doctoral Degree
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My best friends husband recently passed; they were both in
My best friend's husband recently passed; they were both in their early 60's and had been married to each other for over 10 yrs. She immediately started getting Widow's Benefit checks the following mo… read more
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Loren
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I heard a couple of days ago from a friend that I might be
I heard a couple of days ago from a friend that I might be eligible for Widow's benefits. I have been Widowed since 1984.… read more
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Megan C
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I would like to know if the eligibility for widow survivors
I would like to know if the eligibility for widow survivor's benefits is effected by the spouses living at separate addresses. I also want to know the guidelines for receiving survivor's benefits for … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
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a good friend of mine husband died 8 years ago she is 55 years
a good friend of mine husband died 8 years ago she is 55 years old with two older sons . SSA told her she was not eligible to collect benefits until she turned 62. I've heard of so many other people c… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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i am 62 years old and live in mt.i applied for social security
i am 62 years old and live in mt.i applied for social security and was denied because of insufficent credits but advised i should file for widowers benefits.my common law wife had passed away 2 years … read more
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