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Is my deceased husbands ex wife able continue getting her SS benefits when ex husband dies?

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My husbands ex-wife didn't get her SS she collects from ex-husband. Can she still get her SS benefits?

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Is my deceased husbands ex wife able continue getting her SS benefits when ex husband dies?

Yes - if they were married at least 10 years.

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