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Divorced Spousal Benefits

Will I Now Be Able To Collect Half Of My Ex's Disability Benefit Rate?

I'm collecting social security on my own working record and supplemented on my ex husband working record he applied for SSDI, when we were married and was denied several times, now he won his case and will collect a higher amount, we were married for over 10 years he is 67 years old and I' m 68 years old and we have been divorce for 4 years, can I qualify for half or his DDDI?

Saturday, May 29, 2021 - 10:18

How Much Will I Be Able To Receive?

I am a divorcee and married to my ex spouse for 25 years. My ex spouse abused me physically and emotionally for years. He was arrested for family violence.
I did not work (employed) for about 12 years while I raised our daughter. My ex husband is still living and is 62 years old. I am 63 years old. I am hoping that I will not need to claim benefits until my full retirement age of 62 yrs and 2 months (born 12.16.1957).

What social security benefits will I be eligible for?

Saturday, May 22, 2021 - 18:38

Will I Be Able To Draw On My Ex's Account Since He Earned More Than I Did?

I have been divorced for 20 years and never remarried. When I draw my social security can I draw on my exes since he made a greater amount than I. And if so when should I start to draw. I am 59 now.

I was born January 19,1962. When can I apply for social security on me and when if I am filing on an ex husband? We were married for 20years before divorce. He was born June 16,1960.

Sunday, May 16, 2021 - 18:05

Will I Be Able To Collect On My Ex-Husband's Account When He Starts Drawing His Benefits At Age 70?

I was born May 22, 1952& he was born June 15, 1953.We were married in 1977& divorced in 1998. By the time we divorced, I was disabled&receiving disability benefits from social security under my work record. Those benefits became retirement benefits when I reached "retirement age." At that time, my wor k record didn't reach the threshold for me to draw benefits off his record. He plans to let his social security benefits grow until he reaches the age when he's required to collect.

Saturday, May 15, 2021 - 07:27

Is It Correct That At FRA I Can Claim 50% Of My Former Husband's PIA Instead Of My SSDI?

My husband and I were married for 21 years and I was primarily a housewife.
I have subsequently worked enough to qualify for Social Security benefits and I am now on SSD. I am 62 years old and my former husband is 65 years old. Am I correct in understanding that when I reach full retirement age I can elect to draw 50% of his PIA instead of my SSD?

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 08:00
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