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What Amount of Survivors Benefits Can I Claim

If your husband or wife recently passed away and he or she was eligible to receive Social Security benefits, you may ask “What amount of survivors’ benefits can I claim?” Social Security currently serves millions of individuals and families with more than USD 70 billion in retirement, disability, and

What Qualifications Do I Need to Get Social Security Survivors Benefits

If your Social Security-eligible husband or wife recently died, you may ask, “What qualifications do I need to get Social Security survivors benefits?” You may qualify to draw Social Security benefits of a deceased husband or wife, or a deceased ex-husband or wife, in some circumstances. Your qualifications for

Can I Request Survivors Benefits After a Divorce

If you’re divorced and your ex-husband or wife dies, you may ask “Can I request survivors’ benefits after a divorce?” The answer to your question may be yes if he or she was Social Security benefits-eligible at the time of deathand your marriage lasted at least a decade. Although

When to Request a Deceased Individual’s Social Security Record

There are situations in which the spouse and/or dependent child may need to request a deceased individual’s Social Security record.  Under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), certain persons can request Social Security record information. If you’re a surviving spouse, divorced spouse, or dependent child of a deceased Social