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My Dad died in June of 2017 at the age of 83. He was drawing
My Dad died in June of 2017 at the age of 83. He was drawing around $1600/ month in Social Security Benefits. My Mother applied for benefits as his widow. After 5 months, she received a letter stating… read more
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If the father is receiving social security benefits (age 69) and has a 5 year old child entitled to benefits as a minor child. The mother is 50 and works. If the child resides with the mother 5 days a… read more
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My parent retired in the 1980's. My Dad paid maxime amount
my parent retired in the 1980's. My Dad paid maxime amount threw his working years. Social surity lost his records,got very little, he contact a congressman in later 1980's. I t increse but did not ge… read more
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My 55 year old brother on social security disability just
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My mother is being divorced by my step father. They were married
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My mother was married to my late father for 38 years, had 3
My mother was married to my late father for 38 years, had 3 children. My father remarried after he divorced my mother. He re-married for 15 years no children. Can my mother claim any portion of my lat… read more
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My mom and dad were both collecting social security benefits
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My father used to receive social Security. He stopped voluntarily
My father used to receive social Security. He stopped voluntarily to receive it. for two years. He passed away 10 years ago. Can my mother receive any benefit because of my father? She is already rece… read more
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My mom just recently passed away in December. She was mentally
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My mother was divorced from my father in 1987. They were married
My mother was divorced from my father in 1987. They were married for 23 years. she remarried and her husband recently passed away. Is my mother entitled to any social security income from my father?… read more
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my mother is 74 years old. she currently gets a monthly SSI
my mother is 74 years old. she currently gets a monthly SSI benefit. she never worked in her entire life, my father is deceased never worked here in the states, and he never paid into or collected any… read more
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My father died at age 64, he started collecting social security
My father died at age 64, he started collecting social security at age 62 when he was diagnosed with cancer. My mother is currently 63 years old and works and hopes to continue working for 7 more year… read more
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My father is very ill and is expected to die within the next
My father is very ill and is expected to die within the next week or so. He is 91 and is survived by his spouse (my mother, who is 85). They are still married, but have been separated for many years. … read more
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