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My husband passed away 2 yrs ago. I was told I could collect
My husband passed away 2 yrs ago. I was told I could collect his soc sec in lieu of mine if it was higher. However, we were only married 3 yrs. Does that make a difference? … read more
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I just turned 64, have been unemployed since February 2020.
I just turned 64, have been unemployed since February 2020. Am on unemployment. My first husband passed away in Dec. of 2006. Is it possible to collect soc. Sec. benefits from my first husband? I am c… read more
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If I am a widow or divorced can I receive benefits at the
If I am a widow or divorced can I receive benefits at the rate that my husband had? … read more
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WIFE AND HUSBAND COLLECT SOC SEC BENEFITS. iF HUSBAND DIES
WIFE AND HUSBAND COLLECT SOC SEC BENEFITS. iF HUSBAND DIES DOES THE WIFE RECEIVE HIS BENEFITS ALSO TILL SHE DIES? Larry … read more
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I am going to be 78, in a couple of weeks and have been
I am going to be 78, in a couple of weeks and have been receiving my deceased husbands social security for many years. However it had been brought to my attention that I should also be drawing my own … read more
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DIVORCED HUSBAND DIED 4/14/18. MARRIED 1965, DIVORCED 1985.
DIVORCED HUSBAND DIED 4/14/18. MARRIED 1965, DIVORCED 1985. … read more
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My ex-husband just passed away a few weeks ago, am I
My ex-husband just passed away a few weeks ago, am I entitled to receive any of his social security benefits? We were married 26 years and had a child. … read more
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Collecting 1/2 x husband's benefits now due to late in life
collecting 1/2 x husband's benefits now due to late in life divorce & I was a stay @ home homemaker (never worked much)....when X dies am I entitled to his 1/2 benefits … read more
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My husband passed away Feb. 7. I understand that Funeral
My husband passed away Feb. 7. I understand that Davis Funeral Home reported the death but told me I had to apply for a lump sum payment...I am not sure what to do. … read more
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Trying to help a friend get this question answered, his parents
Trying to help a friend get this question answered, his parents were married for more than 40 years, his mother didn't work. When eligible, his father started receiving SS, and his mother received a p… read more
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I have been divorced from a 17 year marriage for over 15 years.
I have been divorced from a 17 year marriage for over 15 years. My ex is 85 years old and still living. I am 76. Can I collect my ex-husbands soc. sec. benefits?… read more
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After 30 years of marriage my husband and I divorced. At age
After 30 years of marriage my husband and I divorced. At age 63 I remarried am I entittled to my first husband's social security benifits. I currently draw social security on my wages.… read more
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Megan C
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I was reading an article on recieving an exs benefits and
I was reading an article on recieving an ex's benefits and had a question or 2. We were married for 17 yrs. and as far as I know, he's still alive. We are both 69. How much is the difference if I clai… read more
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Hi...I was married to someone for 12 years and he passed away
Hi...I was married to someone for 12 years and he passed away and I did not know it until yesterday. He passed away 8 years ago. ...I am divorced from him for 20 years. He was re-married for part of t… read more
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CALIFORNIA: I have a friend who is a 65 year old blind woman
CALIFORNIA: I have a friend who is a 65 year old blind woman that receives Soc Sec Benefits from her deceased husband of 40 years (He died 5 years ago) and also receives a nice pension and medical fro… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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I wanted to know (in my first question) why the stopping of
I wanted to know (in my first question) why the stopping of my deceased husband's benefit could be challenged legally. To me it doesn't seem right to take away a benefit due me as his spouse. The "off… read more
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I was recently told that my ex-husband had died in 2005 and
I was recently told that my ex-husband had died in 2005 and I should check to see if I was entitled to his Social Security Benefite. We did not have any children together and I have remarried. I do no… read more
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Oklahoma. I was told I could not get my exs soc. sec. untill
Oklahoma. I was told I could not get my ex's soc. sec. untill he died. I am 67, and he is 71. How can I get his soc. sec. now. I make 517. per mo.He's wealthy. I'm barely getting by even w/ medicare. … read more
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