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My ex husband just passed away.. How do I go about collect part of his ss. Thank You Linda Malerbi

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I was told I could get part of his social security.. Is that correct

Accountant's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Retirement Accountant should know?

I have his Number if you need that. i also never remarried

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Social Security Expert: Gerald, Esq, Attorney replied 4 months ago
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Social Security Expert: Gerald, Esq, Attorney replied 4 months ago

You may be eligible to claim a benefit based on your ex-husband's work record if you meet the following conditions:

- your marriage lasted 10 years or longer, you can receive benefits on your ex-spouse's record (even if they have remarried) if:

- You are unmarried;
- You are age 62 or older;
- Your ex-spouse was entitled to Social Security retirement or disability benefits; and
- The benefit you are entitled to receive based on your own work is less than the benefit you would receive based on your ex-spouse's work.

To apply for this benefit you can apply on line here:

https://www.ssa.gov/onlineservices/

Visit your local Social Security Office

See:

https://secure.ssa.gov/ICON/main.jsp

Or call:

1-***-***-**** between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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