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Can a teacher receiving a pension collect her husbands social security after he dies?
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If you remain unmarried you will be able to collect on your ex husband's social security. This becomes null and void if you remarry however. A case worker from the Social …Security Administration will help you with the paperwork.
A person can receive benefits as a divorced spouse on a former spouse’s Social Security record if they meet certain criteria. Those criteria being they were married to the f…ormer spouse for at least 10 years; Is at least age 62 years old; Is unmarried; and Is not entitled to a higher Social Security benefit on his or her own record.
Yes you can and most often are entitled to both. Each makes it's own separate decisions though. One doesn't automatically make you eligible for the other. You must apply f…or each one separately. Most people consult an attorney for military disability through service groups usually that can be found with offices at major VA hospitals.
Yes, if you qualify under both programs you can receive Social Security disability or retirement compensation and VA benefits at the same time without a reduction in benefits …for either.
Social Security Disability benefits are exempt from any debt collection except for child support obligations. SS benefits can in some cases be garnished for spousal maintenanc…e, but the spouse who is entititled must file a civil suit to obtain a judgment for collection of the court ordered amount.
Yes. You are eligible to draw retirement benefits against a living ex-spouse's work record if you are at least 62 years old, were married 10 years or more, are not currently m…arried, and your ex-spouse is entitled to receive benefits. If you ex-spouse is not entitled to receive benefits, you may still be able to entitled to compensation if, in addition to the requirements mentioned above, your ex-spouse is at least 62 years old and you have been divorced for two or more consecutive years.
You can not receive both even if your dead spouse could
If there is court ordered spousal support the ex spouse may be entititled to that amount from the obligated spouse's SS benefits. If there is no court ordered alimony the ex-s…pouse cannot apply for his or her share of SS benefits until the death of the SS beneficiary. Even so, the marriage must have legally existed for a minimum of 10 years before the surviving ex spouse can be eligible to apply for such benefits.
Are teachers who receive state retirement ever able to collect Social Security My State says no. Do I have to move to one of the 14 States without state pensions I need more info.?
It depends on several factors. First of all if your entire working career has been as a teacher in one of the 14 states whose teachers do not pay into social security, then th…e answer would be that you would receive no social security benefit because you never paid any money into it. Now, lets say you work as a teacher for 15 years in a state whose teachers DO pay into social security, such as Pennsylvania. You then decide to work for 15 years as a teacher in Ohio whose teachers do NOT pay into social security. Once you retire, you would indeed get social security due to the fact you worked 15 years in PA and paid into SS. HOWEVER, you would take a hit (called the Windfall Provision) because you are also collecting money from Ohio's pension.
Alimony is awarded via a legal judgement. Disability is still considered income. You should Contact your attorney and apply for a garnishment of his wages or get a job.
Widows are eligible to begin drawing retirement benefits on their late husband's earnings record at age 60 if they have not remarried before that time. Disabled widows are eli…gible at 50. A widow may draw survivors' benefits at any age if she is raising the decedent's dependent minor children who are under age 16. The children should also qualify for separate survivor benefits. Please call the Social Security Administration at 1-800-772-1213 to speak with a representative about your specific situation.
If the marriage lasted at least ten years and the couple lived together for that entire time, the ex spouse may have a claim to a portion of the receipients benefits.
Whether or not a woman can collect on her husbands social security depends on several factors. First, she has to be old enough or disabled. Second, she has to have been marrie…d long enough. Then, she must be widowed or divorced. Other rules may apply. As with everything involving the government, exceptions exist. You will need to see someone at the social security office. If you try to contact someone by phone, you will get a recorded message that someone will get back to you. One person has been waiting 20 years for his call to be returned. You can try the internet. You may or may not get satisfaction. If you visit a social security office, you will be able to get an appointment with a live human being.
Answer Absolutely! Congratulations, you old double dipper.
Yes. Social Security is not a mean-tested program, but a form of government-administered pension (the retirement benefits, at least) that you paid into through FICA taxes duri…ng your working years. Unearned income such as pensions, annuities, 401K payouts, interest and dividends, gifts, etc., will not affect your Social Security benefits in any way. If you have not yet reached full retirement age (65 for people born before 1943; 66 for those born between 1943 and 1954) but continue working, there are some restrictions on salaries or wages, but once you reach full retirement age, there is no limit on this form of income either.
Call 1-800-772-1213 or visit Social Security Online for answers. You should contact SSA for specific answer. Of course a teacher can collect social security from a spouse. H…OWEVER, if a teacher worked in a state whose teachers do NOT pay into Social Security (there are 14 of them), their spouse's social security will be reduced. Again, please consult your attorneys, tax advisor, and social security for detailed information and specifics. Ask about WEP (Windfall Provision) and GPO (Government Pension Offset).
If the couple lived together for at least ten years - as a married couple, then there MAY be a legitimate claim, to a portion of the benefits.