Bronx, NY asked in Social Security for New York

Q: I would like to know if I qualify for retroactive survivors benefit from 4 years ago. I couldn't apply before.

I applied here in ny and was told I can only receive retravtive money from 6 months to now. I will also receive money every month so will my 2 children.

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  • Social Security Disability/SSI Lawyer
  • Orlando, FL

A: This will require a lot more information to properly answer the question. Contact a local Social Security attorney where you can take all your records and explain exactly what you are wanting to occur.

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