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Am I Entitled To Any Of My Ex's Social Security?

I am 40 years old and receive SSI for disability I am divorced and my ex-husband is now remarried if he receives Social Security Disability am I entitled to any of his social security

Hi. No, at least not right away. The earliest that you could qualify for divorced spousal benefits while your ex is living is age 62. But, if your ex dies, you could potentially qualify for surviving divorced spousal benefits as early as age 50. However, you'll only be able to qualify for either divorced spousal or survivor benefits if your marriage to your ex-spouse lasted for at least 10 years.

Best, Jerry

Mar 23 2023 - 12:08pm
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