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My husband died in February, 2018. I had an appointment at
My husband died in February, 2018. I had an appointment at my local social security office and was told I am eligible for survivor benefits on Aug. 3, 2018. I would get a letter explaining what I woul… read more
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I was told that I should be getting my deceased husband's
I was told that I should be getting my deceased husband's benefits is that correct? … read more
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Christopher B, Esq.
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My son and I are on survivors benefit. My son is disabled,
Second opinion] Hello, My son and I are on survivors benefit. My son is disabled, I'm his caregiver. My question is can I collect off of my late husband's ss the full amount. Can I switch from survivo… read more
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My son is 17 and joined the navy will he lose his survivor
my son is 17 and joined the navy will he lose his survivor benefits he is get … read more
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Is there a Veteran's Survivor Benefits I need notify of my
Is there a Veteran's Survivor Benefits I need notify of my husband's passing … read more
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Andy4712
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I am a 61 yr old disabled woman. I live with my 86 yr old
I am a 61 yr old disabled woman. I live with my 86 yr old mother. She claims me as a dependent on her tax returns. I do receive SS Disability income of my own. My question is Should my mother pass awa… read more
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Lane
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Doctoral Degree
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I am 66 and currently retired from the US Postal Service. My
I am 66 and currently retired from the US Postal Service. My ex-husband, age 55, just passed away. Am I entitled to any of his benefits, we were married for 15 years. … read more
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lev-tax
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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My husband passed away on Jan.5, 2017. Married 52 years. He
My husband passed away on Jan.5, 2017. Married 52 years. He paid into SSi his entire working life. I receive 226 dollars / month because of an offset. Since I am my husband's beneficiary should I not … read more
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emc011075
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The va has approved to give me $1257 in depenent benefits,
the va has approved to give me $1257 in depenent benefits, my husband died June last year.-how will this affect my current benefits-should I go to our local ss office to deal with this … read more
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lev-tax
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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IAM THE NON CUSTODIAL GRAND FATHER OF TWO GRANDAUGHTERS
IAM THE NON CUSTODIAL GRAND FATHER OF TWO GRANDAUGHTERS ,WHOSE SON PASSED AWAY 11/29/13. OF CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE. TO MY KNOWLEDGE THEY ARE RECEIVING ORDINARY BENEFITS. HOW DO I APPLY FOR DISABILIT… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
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My son-in law has applied for survivor benefits under his
My son-in law has applied for survivor benefits under his father, who passed away in 2010. However, he has married my daughter three days prior to his father's death. We have been told that he is not … read more
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Question: I'm divorced ...My ex has yet to remarry
Question: I'm divorced for 9yrs...My ex has yet to remarry now he has cancer terminal thank goodness he's still here.....if and when he passes can I draw his as well as my social security benefits or … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
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Juris Doctor
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I have a client, age 56, who has stage four cancer and may
I have a client, age 56, who has stage four cancer and may die in the next 12 months. His wife, age 55, does not work and cares for their fully disabled son, age 20, for whom they currently receive a … read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
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My husband was just diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and I'm
my husband was just diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and I'm wondering what, if any benefits I may be entitled to. I'm completely at a loss and really need guidance. We live in Massachusetts, he is 51… read more
Jonathan Tierney
Jonathan Tierney
MBA
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receiving a social security check on my own income... retired
receiving a social security check on my own income... retired from government after 20 years and then worked for 15 on job withholding social security. my government annuity is .66 higher than my soci… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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MY HUSBAND RECEIVED RETIREMENT DISABILITY PAYMENTS. HE RECENTLY
MY HUSBAND RECEIVED RETIREMENT DISABILITY PAYMENTS. HE RECENTLY DIED. AM I ELEGIBLE TO RECEIVE HIS BENEFITS. WOULD i BE ABLE TO QUALIFY FOR WIDOW BENEFITS. CARROLL WAS OUR ONLY INCOME. (EXCEPT FOSTER … read more
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Megan C
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I currently receive a monthly Workers Compensation benefit
I currently receive a monthly Worker's Compensation benefit because of the death of my husband on the job. How will this coordinate with Social Security once I am old enough to receive Social Security… read more
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I recently lost my husband. He was 71 years old and had been
I recently lost my husband. He was 71 years old and had been drawing his Social Security benefit. I am 45 years old, we also have a 6 years old son together. My husband also received Social Security b… read more
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