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If you divorce, most definitely not. Yes, he is eligible for your benefits if you pass away before he does BUT it applies the other way around too! You live longer, you get his SS benefits. I don't know about you but I've heard women live LONGER than men! The jokes on him!

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Q: If you have been separated for over 30 years but never divorced is your ex entitled to your Social Security benefits when you pass?
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If i am separated from my wife but not legally is she entitled to anything?

If you are not legally separated or divorced, your wife will still be entitled to anything you own. You should seek a lawyer for specific legal advice.


Is a divorced wife entitled to exhusbands benefits?

Only if awarded them in the divorce


Is a divorced spouse entitled to pension benefits?

Only if designated in the decree.


Is divorced husband entitled to deceased former wife's benefits?

If granted them by the court.


Can an ex-spouse receive her social security benefits from ex-husband of 50 yrs and will it affect his ss benefits?

If you are divorced, you can receive benefits based on your ex-husband's work if-Your marriage lasted 10 years or longer; You are unmarried; You are age 62 or older; The benefit you are entitled to receive based on your own work is less than the benefits you would receive on your husband's work; and Your ex-husband is entitled to Social Security retirement or disability benefits. If he has not applied for benefits, but can qualify for them and is age 62 or older, you can receive benefits on his work if you have been divorced from him for at least two years. See: www.ssa.gov


Are you entitled to receive benefits from your spouse's pension if he dies and you are legally separated?

The length of the marriage is what usually determines if a spouse or ex spouse is entitled to any pension benefits either private, SS or RRB.


Are you entitled to any of your husbands social security disability benefits after divorce?

Only if you were awarded a portion of the benefits in the divorce action.


Can illegal aliens collect Social Security?

No. If you're in the United States illegally, you are not entitled to any Social Security benefits.


can a woman draw disability social security from her husband that is not on social security?

No. Benefits are paid by the state (to people entitled to them) not the husband.


Can you collect social security from your divorced husband if your husband remarries?

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 former 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.


Can a child outside of marriage receive social security death benefits?

If they qualify for benefits age-wise they are entitled to collect as long as they can prove paternity.If they qualify for benefits age-wise they are entitled to collect as long as they can prove paternity.If they qualify for benefits age-wise they are entitled to collect as long as they can prove paternity.If they qualify for benefits age-wise they are entitled to collect as long as they can prove paternity.


Can your same-sex spouse receive social security survivor benefits based on your work history?

Currently no. The United States Social Security Administration relies upon the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act as justification for denial of substantial monthly payments that a same-sex spouse would otherwise be entitled to. Under certain conditions, even a divorced ex-spouse is entitled to these benefits, as long as he/she is of the opposite gender.


Are you entitled to receive Social Security benefits under a suspended execution of sentence?

Unless this sentence is for the crime of fraudulently receiving Social Security benefits, I would say, "Yes, you're entitled." But as with all legal matters, consult with a local attorney for advice specific to your situation.


When you have a child will he receive the Social Security benefits that you receive?

If the child is of a deceased person who is receiving Social Security benefits, he may be entitled to Survivor's benefits under certain circumstances. See the Related Link below for more information.


Is a wife entitled to her deceased husband's Social Security benefits?

A surviving spouse is usually entitled to such benefits, the main critieria for being eligible is her own SS status and how long the couple were married before the death.


If a child's biological parent dies who was on disability and paying child support what benefits will he be entitled to?

Social Security Death Benefits until age 18.


Will your benefits decrease if your ex-wife draws off your Social Security?

No, your benefits will not decrease, nor will the benefits of anyone else who may be entitled to draw Social Security against your work record (a current spouse, minor children, etc.)


Can I draw Social Security benefits on my husband's account after a divorce with marriage of 28 years?

Yes, under certain requirements.If you are divorced, but your marriage lasted 10 years or longer, you can receive benefits on your ex-spouse's record (even if they have remarried) if: You are unmarried; You are age 62 or older; Your ex-spouse is entitled to Social Security retirement or disability benefits.See link for more information.https://www.ssa.gov/planners/retire/divspouse.html


If your husband dies at age 55 can you draw his social security benefits?

You can only draw your own social security. ==Clarification== According to the Social Security and Disability Resource Center: At what age can I start drawing Social Security Retirement Benefits? If you are 62 years old you can apply to receive Social Security retirement benefits as an individual or as a spouse on a husband or wife’s record. Additionally, an applicant may be entitled to file for social security retirement benefits on the record of another individual as a divorced spouse or widowed spouse provided they were were married to that individual for ten years or more. Widows and Widowers may be entitled to a survivor benefit at the age of sixty provided they have not remarried before the age of 60. Also, a disabled widow or widower may receive a disability benefit on the record of a deceased spouse at age 50 provided they have not remarried prior to age 50.


If you remarry can your ex-wife collect your social security benefits?

Here is a link to Social Security Online, where you will find answers to such questions. Note that your ex-wife does not collect YOUR social security benefits: She may collect ---- benefits from the Soc Sec fund, based on your Social Security record, if she is at least age 62 and if you are entitled to or are receiving benefits. http://www.ssa.gov/gethelp1.htm


Can you collect from your ex-husbands Social Security if he is still living?

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 married, 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.


Does your ex-husband have to be deceased in order to draw from his Social Security even though he is remarried?

No. 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 married, 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.


What do you do when the ex wife uses your husband's Social Security?

First find out why his ex-wife is using your husband money. Perhaps your husband is helping her out due to financial assistance or other reasons. Therefore, before confronting your husband, try to find out more and highlight to him that you feel very concern on this issue. Communication and trust are 2 important elements to a marriage.Answer and ClarificationYou haven't mentioned your age and what you mean by "uses your husband's Social Security". If she is using his Social Security number on official documents in place of one of her own, she is committing fraud and he should report it to the Social Security Administration. If you mean she is collecting a benefit under his SS#, she is entitled to it.Briefly:Benefits for a divorced spouseYour divorced spouse can get benefits on your Social Security record if the marriage lasted at least 10 years. Your divorced spouse must be 62 or older and unmarried.The amount of benefits he or she gets has no effect on the amount of benefits you or your current spouse can get.Also, if you and your ex-spouse have been divorced for at least two years and you and your ex-spouse are at least 62, he or she can get benefits even if you are not retired.


Can your spouse and ex spouse both collect Social Security under your benefit?

Yes. See the following excerpts from the Social Security website at the related link provided below:Spouse's benefits:A spouse who has not worked or who has low earnings can be entitled to as much as one-half of the retired worker's full benefit. If you are eligible for both your own retirement benefits and for benefits as a spouse, we always pay your own benefits first. If your benefits as a spouse are higher than your retirement benefits, you will get a combination of benefits equaling the higher spouse benefit.If you have reached your full retirement age, and are eligible for a spouse's or ex-spouse's benefit and your own retirement benefit, you may choose to receive only spouse's benefits and continue accruing delayed retirement credits on your own Social Security record. You may then file for benefits at a later date and receive a higher monthly benefit based on the effect of delayed retirement credits.If you are receiving a pension based on work where you did not pay Social Security taxes, your spouse's benefit may be reduced.Benefits for a divorced spouseYour divorced spouse can get benefits on your Social Security record if the marriage lasted at least 10 years. Your divorced spouse must be 62 or older and unmarried.The amount of benefits he or she gets has no effect on the amount of benefits you or your current spouse can get.Also, if you and your ex-spouse have been divorced for at least two years and you and your ex-spouse are at least 62, he or she can get benefits even if you are not retired.


Can you get social security benefits and vetrans disability benefits?

In the ordinary course of things, Social Secuity benefits are are entitled to anyone at the age of 65. This is called "SSA". What I can not answer is rather or not you and your spouse are both entitled to SSA benefits. As far as his or her being a veteren, that would depend upon his or her status, regarding SSA benefits. My best adivise is that you contact your nearest Social Security office and ask (them) all of the above. Sorry I couldn't be of more help. Best regards to you. Jim.