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My X-husband recently died and I believe I should receive
My X-husband recently died and I believe I should receive some of his benefits. We divorced 30 years ago. I married once again in 1995 and this husband passed in 2005. I understand I still can receive… read more
Barbara
Barbara
Enrolled Agent
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IN 1999 I WAS APPROVED FOR SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS BASED ON
IN 1999 I WAS APPROVED FOR SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS BASED ON HEALTH PREVENTING ME FROM WORKING! I WENT PHYSICALLY TO THE SOCIAL SEC. OFFICES AND ASK IF I SHOULD APPLY UNDER MY DECEASED HUSBANDS BENEFI… read more
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Mark Anderson
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
169 satisfied customers
I am planning to retire in June and I am divorced, we were
I am planning to retire in June and I am divorced, we were married over 10 years and I think I will be ale to do that. I would like to start collecting Social Security under my x husbands social security which would be 50% of his, he is 66. in March when I turn 66 and suspend mine until age 70. I will be collecting a Pension in June but I don't think I will be affected by WEP because I have worked 30 years under social Security. My question is will the SS I receive under my x husbands SS will it also be unaffected by the WEP? Clear as mud? … read more
Lev
Lev
Retired
Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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When A husband dies his wife is entitled to 1/2 of monthly
When A husband dies his wife is entitled to 1/2 of monthly pay.. If a wife dies is the husband entitled to part of her pay ?? … read more
emc011075
emc011075
Tax advisor and Enrolled Agent
Bachelor's Degree
3,316 satisfied customers
Is my spouse entitled to 50% of my Social Security?
My husband and I are divorcing. He claims that he is entitled to 50% of my social security. Is he? I am 64 years old, my husband is 68. I've contributed to SS for over 40 years (I think). He never con… read more
Dr. Fiona Chen
Dr. Fiona Chen
President
Ph.D.
2,214 satisfied customers
I was recently notified by my ex wife family that she passed
I was recently notified by my ex wife family that she passed away. They told me that iam entitled to SSA benefits even though we were divorced and she remarried. Is that true, i know they did not like… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
1,751 satisfied customers
I started receiving my own SS payments over 2 years ago, but
I started receiving my own SS payments over 2 years ago, but my husband was still working and did not start receiving his until about 6 months ago. He made far more money then I did and now I would li… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
1,751 satisfied customers
My husband passed away 2 weeks ago and as I notify SS it has
My husband passed away 2 weeks ago and as I notify SS it has been suggested I apply for my husband's SS because it's more than mine. We were married 10 years and as an older couple we just continued t… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
1,751 satisfied customers
I am divorced age 61 not remarried on disibilitity can I collect
I am divorced age 61 not remarried on disibilitity can I collect on my x husbands ss we were married ss year?… read more
dylatess
dylatess
ATTORNEY
JD
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My ex-husband and I have been divorced 34 years. He
My ex-husband and I have been divorced for almost 34 years. He earned a substantial amount of money...we are both retired now. I scrape by on a small Scial Security check. But I have heard through the… read more
Dimitry K., Esq.
Dimitry K., Esq.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
233 satisfied customers
I am now 64 as of nov. 2014At 62 my husband told me his tax
I am now 64 as of nov. 2014 .Me at 62 and my husband at 66,told me his tax person told us to start taking SS Hearing it from my husband who is in the money business I thought ok/ not knowing what I wa… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,283 satisfied customers
Trying to help a friend get this question answered, his parents
Trying to help a friend get this question answered, his parents were married for more than 40 years, his mother didn't work. When eligible, his father started receiving SS, and his mother received a p… read more
dylatess
dylatess
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JD
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I just read on USA TODAY that I can collect 50% of my X-husbands
I just read on USA TODAY that I can collect 50% of my X-husband's Social Security benefits. We were married for 30 years. We have been divorced for 3 years. I am 67 he is 70. I collect 1,158 a month, … read more
MequonCPA
MequonCPA
CPA Firm Owner
Master's Degree
2,290 satisfied customers
I am 68 years old, my x-husband just passed on November 3.
I am 68 years old, my x-husband just passed on November 3. We were married for 14 years. My question is, can I collect any of his social security benefits?… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
4,582 satisfied customers
My x-husband passed 2 yrs ago this August. We were married
My x-husband passed 2 yrs ago this August. We were married 26 yrs, divorced 1 yr before he passed, but still living together. I went into the office to apply for survivors benefits; I went through all… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
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Am I elidgible for widows benefits if my husband died when
Am I elidgible for widow's benefits if my husband died when he was 33 and we we not married for 10 years?… read more
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dylatess
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Have been receiving SSI since 12/20/2010. I heard I can receive
Have been receiving SSI since 12/20/2010. I heard I can receive part of my x husbands SS added to my monthly amount. If this is true I need to know what is needed to have this go into effect? Cheryl J… read more
Taxtom
Taxtom
Accountant
Bachelor's Degree
1,305 satisfied customers
I have been told that I am entitled to a portion of my first
I have been told that I am entitled to a portion of my first husbands social security. We were married for 25 years. Is this true? He has not died yet....Does he have to be dead for me to claim any pa… read more
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