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When Will My Son's Survivor Benefits Stop?

Larry when will my son survilval benefits stop he is still in school and graduates next year but wants to continue education in college will he still be able to collect from his deacese fathers
survival benifents for himself ?

Hi. Unless your son is disabled, the last month for which he can be paid Social Security survivor benefits is the later of a) the month before the month he reaches age 18, or b) the month he graduates from high school ( Surviving child benefits are not paid to college students unless they qualify for disabled adult child benefits.

Best, Jerry

Sep 13 2022 - 11:55am
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