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If a couple divorce after 25 years of marriage, and both are
If a couple divorce after 25 years of marriage, and both are still living, and collecting ss, can the ex wife collect from her ex's ss since he gets much more then she does, and it won't effect what h… read more
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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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Christopher B, Esq.
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My niece's former husband (father of their son) just died.
My niece's former husband (father of their son) just died. She was told by SS that SHE cannot get a caretaker's benefit -- only her son gets survivor's benefits -- because they divorced before her ex'… read more
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Me and my wife are receiving SS benefits - I am 78 wife is
Me and my wife are receiving SS benefits - I am 78 wife is 76. … read more
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My x husband of 12 yrs hot married if he dies who gets his
My x husband of 12 yrs hot married if he dies who gets his ss check and at what age … read more
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My wife was married for 20 years and was a stay at home
My wife was married for 20 years and was a stay at home wife. Divorced for 10 years and remarried in 2014. Does she have the ability to collect on her ex husbands ss? … read more
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My sister will be 66 in July 2020 and is applying for "Full
My sister will be 66 in July 2020 and is applying for "Full Retirement Benefits" due at age 66. Her ex-husband is one year older and still working. She was married 19 years (1975 to 1994) and then div… read more
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In regards to social security, when is it an option for one
In regards ***** ***** security, when is it an option for one spouse to be able to collect the higher of his/her social security benefits or 1/2 of the spouse's benefits?… read more
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It's my understanding that if I were to die my wife who took
It's my understanding that if I were to die my wife who took her benefit at 62, would receive my full benefit as serviveing spouse. I'm 72 and she is 69 and we have been married 20 years. I f we divor… read more
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I am a first wife divorced from my Husband and have been
I am a first wife divorced from my Husband and have been collecting on his soc sec for 22 yrs. Can 2nd wife collect if married him after he was already on Social Securityility before they married? … read more
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How are social security benefits divided up when a divorce
How are social security benefits divided up when a divorce occurs? … read more
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I am 62, my first husband that i was married to has passed
I am 62, my first husband that i was married to for 24 has passed and my current husband is on ssdisbility, can I file for ss from their accont and wait til i am 66 to file for mine?… read more
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I was married to my first husband and we divorced after 13
I was married to my first husband and we divorced after 13 years. He was married to his second wife approximately 15 years when he died. Am his first wife am I entitled to any of his SS benefits?.… read more
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Can a divorced spouse collect on the spouse if he is getting
Can a divorced spouse collect on the spouse if he is getting ssi? I wanted to postpone collecting on my own social security until I retire. I planned to collect on my ex husband so my benefit would be… read more
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can I collect on my exhusbands ss after being married for 15
can I collect on my exhusbands ss after being married for 15 yrs while he is still living?… read more
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My wife was previously married for 22 years and was legally
My wife was previously married for 22 years and was legally divorced 25 years ago. The couple had 3 children together. My wife started collecting SS at age 66 and her current age is 69. Her ex-husband… read more
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My daughter is divorced and her ex husband will be 66 in February
My daughter is divorced and her ex husband will be 66 in February 2013 and is retiring and wiill no longer be paying alimony. My daughter is 59. At what age will she be able to get benefits from her f… 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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