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Divorced Spousal Benefits

Should I Have Been Able To Collect Benefits On My Ex-Spouse's Record?

After nearly 20 years of marriage and having 3 children together my ex spouse and I divorced. In 1994 he started getting SSDI. Two of our children were still under 18 so they got income from his SSDI. I as his ex spouse got nothing. Was i suppose to have been able to collect from his SSDI too? He was 40 and i was 40 at the time. In 2000 I remarried. He died in 2007


Thursday, January 7, 2021 - 16:47

Can I Claim Benefits From My Ex's Social Security?

my ex and I were married for 8.7 years but lived together for almost 2 years as man and wife. we entered into the agreement to live together while he was in Montana (after her got out of the military from being stationed in California where we met) he got out of the military and went back to Montana and then decided to return to California , he called me and asked to live with me and get married. We lived together for almost 2 years before getting pregnant and then getting married in Las Vegas and returning to our home in California.

Tuesday, January 5, 2021 - 12:58

Why Do They Require You To Be Married For Ten Years To Get Benefits From An Ex-Spouse?

First, why did "they" put a cap of ten years married, to be able to get ex spouse social security benefits? I was married for 9 years and my ex husband is a millionaire. Can I appeal the ten years, and get 5 years and half of his social security benefits, hiring an attorney to appeal?


Monday, January 4, 2021 - 12:11

Will My Husband's Ex-Wife Start Getting A Higher Amount When My Husband Files For His Benefits?

Hello Larry ...My husband and I have been married for 15 years... He is 66 and I am 60. When his ex-wife turned 62, she began receiving his SS benefits. He on the other hand opted to wait until 66 and a few months to start taking his (March 2021). My question - will the ex-wife be able to start receiving the higher amount of SS when he files, or will she stay with the same amount?
Thank you!


Friday, January 1, 2021 - 14:33

What Am I Entitled To?

I married my ex-husband in 1998. We divorced in 2016. With nothing. We moved 9 time while I had to quit school 3 times, to follow his career. I was forbidden to work outside the home. Two children, whom I was a single married parent to. He traveled all over, once living 16-18 months in a different state. We filed taxes together. So where does a full time mother, with no vacation, no sick days, taxi driver, house keeper, dog sitter, fall in the tax bracket. I was with him when we had nothing. Now he is President of a pharmaceutical company.

Monday, December 28, 2020 - 09:40

Will I Still Be Able To Collect On My Ex-Husband's SS When I Retire At Age 62?

I was married to my ex husband for 16 years. I am now 60, he is 63. Due to Covid he was let go from his job and is now filing to collect his SS. We have an adult disabled daughter who was just cleared to collect on his SS as a DAC. My question is will I still be able to collect on my ex husbands SS when I retire at 62?


Sunday, December 6, 2020 - 09:16
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