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My mother gets social security and my father gets a larger
My mother gets social security and my father gets a larger social security amount. My father died. Can my mother receive the larger of the two amounts? … read more
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Would I be eligible to collect on my deceased ex-husband's social security? I was married to him for 21 years. Both my ex and myself never remarried. He passed away last July and he was 59 years old. … read more
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My husband passes we both get soc sec checks what do I do
My husband passes we both get soc sec checks what do I do next … read more
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My Mother passed away and I was informed that we would
My Mother passed away and I was informed that we would receive money for her funeral costs is this true? … read more
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My mother has been taking "widow's" social security (I am
My mother has been taking "widow's" social security (I am assuming that is 1/2) and her own, since my father passed away in 2007. His was more and I was wondering if she would be better off just using… read more
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How do I report the death of a Soc Sec recipient? My mother
My mother died this morning and I wanted to report that to the SSA so her monthly check would stop. I have been unable to find the answer on the website or get through on the phone. … read more
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My mother is 84 years old and has Alzheimer's. She worked
My mother is 84 years old and has Alzheimer's. She worked for civil service where they did not allow her to contribute to social security. My father passed away before age 62 and did not collect socia… read more
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My Father passed away on March 16, 2016. My Mother passed
My Father passed away on March 16, 2016. My Mother passed away 11 days later on March 32, 2016. Can we still apply for the lump sum payment??… read more
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1. I am a vet; served from 1968-1970 2. I am a disabled
1. I am a vet; served from 1968-1970 2. I am a disabled vet; 0% compensible 3. I am 71 years old; have been collecting social security for 5 years 4. my wife will be 66 in December. 5. my wife is thin… read more
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I am helping my elderly mother file on my dead father's
I am helping my elderly mother file for benefitts on my dead father's social security, as well as veteren bennifitts, I need to know what to do and where to go to fill out forms.… read more
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Dimitry K., Esq.
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My wife died in 2012, she was 72, she was drawing soc. sec.
My wife died in 2012, she was 72, she was drawing soc. sec. I am now 80 and drawing soc. sec. I was drawing soc. sec. at the time of her death. We were married for 32 years and were married at the tim… read more
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Does Social Security have my husbands death certificate or
Does Social Security have my husbands death certificate or do they need one? Do I need to go to a Social Security office to get death benefits straightened out? Can I do these things from my home?… read more
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hi, can i claim hardship retirement for being care giver to
hi, can i claim hardship retirement for being care giver to mother with dementia? currently 64, started caring for her at 62. forced to take early retirement before i needed to. all relatives previous… read more
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My father passed away on 9/11/12. My 89 year old mother
My father passed away on 9/11/12. My 89 year old mother remains. Both received soc sec checks, Dad's being the larger one. We notifed soc sec and they paid the one time death benefit pronto. Said they… read more
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My step daughter had a child out of wedlock to a young who
My step daughter had a child out of wedlock to a young who recencly passed away. My grandaughter gets a surviors check for her father Soc Sec. Is my Step daughter the mother entitled to any benifits u… read more
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My mother is 56, my father is 63 and is on Social Security
My mother is 56, my father is 63 and is on Social Security now. My mom has been disabled (but has been denied disability) for ten years. I've been told she can try for a 'spousal allowance'. Do you kn… read more
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I am 59 on SSDI for 2 years.My medicare will start 3-1-2012.My
I am 59 on SSDI for 2 years.My medicare will start 3-1-2012.My mother 84 is receiving SSD along with my father-her husband-SSD($ 1063.00 )per mo. When my mother passes away, can I apply for any of my … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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My mother is 84 years if age, She is a surviving spouse of
My mother is 84 years if age, She is a surviving spouse of a WWII vet (during active war time). We are looking at Assissted living facilities and I was questioning her about her income. Up to now, she… read more
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