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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 married 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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
You neglect to tell us which country you live in and therefore we can not provide you with a specific answer to your question. In the UK a widow will inherit her husband's q…ualifying years should those exceed hers in number (it is whichever is greatest you can't add the two together). However she can only collect on these when she reaches state pension age.
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.
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.
Yes I can as I know a lady who does, please advice.
Your age at the time of his death determines the benefit. Also, if you remarry before age 60, you lose your entitlement. See the related link.
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I was married to my ex husband for 20 years. Am I entitled to any of his benefits. I am also retrired
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.
No. To do so would be a crime.