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I am 60years old, disabled & drawing disability. I was
I am 60years old, disabled & drawing disability. I was married for 16 years to my 1st husband & am now getting a divorce from my present husband of 9 years. How do I go about getting my share of my 1s… read more
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My mother didn't think she had been married to my father for 10 years prior to their divorce. His wife at that time contacted my mother, but my mother gave her the wrong answer. This deprived her of 1… read more
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Thank you! My dear husband of 60+ years died on July 6,
Thank you! My dear husband of 60+ years died on July 6, 2016, at age 81. He had paid into SS since he was quite young and the 60 years we were married we owned and operated an independent automotive p… read more
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My son-in-law is 65 years old and has applied for benefits,
My son-in-law is 65 years old and has applied for benefits, but, has not received his 1ST check. He died last Saturday of a massive heart attack. My daughter, his wife, is 54 years old. Can she draw t… read more
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I am a teacher who will receive 40% of my previous salary from
I am a teacher who will receive 40% of my previous salary from STRS. I also taught in private schools and am entitled to $800 a month from social security, which will be reduced by the windfall tax pr… read more
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I started drawing social security at 62 with a reduced amount
I started drawing social security at 62 with a reduced amount from a former husband. I have switched to draw from my first husband who is the father of my children. Will I still get a reduced amount o… read more
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Good Morning. My question is this. My friend was approved
Good Morning. My question is this. My friend was approved for SS, however, they told him that due to a 15 year gap in his employment he would not receive the full amount of SS. He worked approximately… read more
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If a father of a young child is sentenced to life in prison are there any benefits for the child?… read more
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Hello, Just a couple of days ago, I asked a question on your
Hello, Just a couple of days ago, I asked a question on your site and I was given an answer. , However, when I went talked to the social security office and applied, they said that I could not receive… read more
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I am 65, working fulltime. I am married to my 2nd husband ,
I am 65, working fulltime. I am married to my 2nd husband , he is 49 and is not enrolled in SS, as he is enrolled in PERS system. We are planning a divorce. I was previously married 22 years to my 1st… read more
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My husband retired from government civilian 1987 and when I
My husband retired from government civilian 1987 and when I reached 62 in 1997/1998 I signed up for ss and he was going to apply on my ss as my spouse and the ss clerk told us that he would be. Double… read more
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I devoiced my husband and he died less than a tear later.
I devoiced my husband and he died less than a tear later. This was back in 2006. I resently heard that ex-wives may be eligable to collect ex-husbands benefits when they turn 60 (which I will in 2013)… read more
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ihave been with my husband since i was 18 1/2 years old [i
ihave been with my husband since i was 18 1/2 years old [i was 64 when he died]. however we did not leagally marry until may 5, 2009. he died feb 4th 2010. soc. sec say i was not married long enough t… read more
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I started drawing my social security at age 63. I will b 65 in another month. My ex husband just passed away this month. His social security was more than what I draw. We were married for 24 years. Am… read more
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My husband recently passed at the age of 39. We have 1 child
My husband recently passed at the age of 39. We have 1 child (5yr) and 2 children from a previous marriage (16,17). The 4 of us are receiving benefits divided equally among us. My 1st question is.. is… read more
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I have just been laid off from my job of 10 1/2 years. They
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Mary, I come to you as you were a successful help with me forcing Social Security to keep my homeschooled son's monthly benefits coming until he did finish his schooling..(Ended April 2011) Once again… read more
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A friend of mine was married then divorced and he remarried.
A friend of mine was married then divorced and he remarried. His wife died before he did and I also remarried and taught school so I did not pay into soc sec. - then my ex husband died can I obtain so… read more
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