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My father is and collecting SS since he was 66. My mom is
My father is 69 and collecting SS since he was 66. My mom is working and will retire at the end of the year at age 62. Will she collect the $2,000 that her SS statement indicates or the higher $3,000 … read more
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This question pertains to my 88 year old mother. In 1999 my
This question pertains to my 88 year old mother. In 1999 my father passed away. My mother did not collect his SSI. Earlier this month she had asked about collecting the ssi. I made an appointment for my mom to speak with an advisor, A few days later we received a letter stating that my mom was ineligible to receive my father's ssi, The Social Security dept claims that my mom did not want my father's ssi. My mom needs my father's ssi for 24 hour care. Is that a good enough reason for the Social Security Dept to reverse their original decision? … read more
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My elderly mom would receive much more soc security monthly
my elderly mom would receive much more soc security monthly money if she could tap into my deceased dad's social security money … read more
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How are you. let me try to explain this the best I could. My
Hi, how are you. let me try to explain this the best I could. My mom is 71 years My father is 75 years old. My father receive disability 7 years, before he was eligible for his social security at 62 y… read more
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My parent have been married for 63 years, my Mom has never
My parent have been married for 63 years, my Mom has never work. My Father has always paid taxes for her. She is 83 years old and never applied for social security. My Father is still leaving, he said… read more
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This is a question regarding my parents. My dad just passed
This is a question regarding my parents. My dad just passed away at age 92. My mom is still alive at age 89. They both had been collecting their respective payments. My dad had the higher SS payment. … read more
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My mom passed away Aug 22. Her SS pay,ent was just deposited
My mom passed away Aug 22. Her SS pay,ent was just deposited in their bank acct Sept, 3. Will SS take that back or is payment for the month of Aug. my dad is concerned on how to send it back if it nee… read more
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My sister is 64 years old and was diagnosed with mental
Hi my sister is 64 years old and was diagnosed with mental illness at age 13. She has been on SSI but I'm wondering if she would be eligible for my fathers SS benefits sice she was a minor when she wa… read more
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My mother has been taking "widow's" social security (I am
My mother has been taking "widow's" social security (I am assuming that is 1/2) and her own, since my father passed away in 2007. His was more and I was wondering if she would be better off just using… read more
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My mother didn't think she had been married to my father for
My mother didn't think she had been married to my father for 10 years prior to their divorce. His wife at that time contacted my mother, but my mother gave her the wrong answer. This deprived her of 1… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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My father died last August 2015 which was just retired 2 months
My father died last August 2015 which was just retired 2 months when he passed at the age of 66. My question is can my Mom which was married to my father and been the beneficiary can possibly get what… read more
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My mother currently gets a SS benefit of ~$1000/month. My
My mother currently gets a SS benefit of ~$1000/month. My father receives ~$3000/month. Can my mother claim 1/2 my father's benefit and thereby receive ~$1500/month. Both parents are in their 90's… read more
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My 55 year old brother on social security disability just
My 55 year old brother on social security disability just passed away. He is married and has an 11 year old child living with his mother, the widow. Can you tell me if the widow and the child are enti… read more
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My father passed away who was getting social security at 64.
My father passed away who was getting social security at 64. I am trying to help my mother fill out 2 sets of forms. One is the certificate of election for reduced widow benefits. It sounds like every… read more
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My year old father receives social security as his only
My 69 year old father receives social security as his only source of income outside family gifts. He and my mother live in Florida in a home rented by me which up until the time of the stroke he worke… read more
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My mom was married to my dad for 22 years and then divoriced.
My mom was married to my dad for 22 years and then divoriced. She later remarried before age 60 to a veteran. They were married for 11 years and then he passed away. My mom is currently receiving a su… read more
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This question is related to previous question about my father
This question is related to previous question about my father passing at 62. But I wanted to pay again for follow-up. My mother's income is currently over 100k a year. Is there some sort of income cut… read more
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My father died at age 64, he started collecting social security
My father died at age 64, he started collecting social security at age 62 when he was diagnosed with cancer. My mother is currently 63 years old and works and hopes to continue working for 7 more year… read more
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