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I am 68 years old and I plan to wed in July 2018. She the…

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Good morning, I am 68 years old and I plan to wed in July 2018. She the guardian of 3 grands

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My fiance the custodian of tge

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I am a 68 year old man an i plan to merry in July My fiance is the custodian of her grandkids When we marry would I be able to apply for benefits for them under my account(social security)

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Social Security Expert: lev-tax, Tax Advisor replied 3 months ago
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Yes - if you officially adopt children - they will be eligible for social security benefit son your account.

The marriage itself is not enough for such eligibility.

Let me know if any clarification needed.

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Social Security Expert: lev-tax, Tax Advisor replied 3 months ago

You might want to review following SSA publication

https://www.ssa.gov/pubs/EN-05-10085.pdf

Under certain circumstances, we can also pay benefits to a stepchild, grandchild, stepgrandchild, or adopted child.

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Let me know if you need help with determination.

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Social Security Expert: lev-tax, Tax Advisor replied 3 months ago

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