Rockford, IL asked in Divorce and Social Security for Illinois

Q: husband filed before 9th anniv. & divorce is final after 10 year, will I be able to get his social security benefits?

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James G. Ahlberg
James G. Ahlberg
Answered
  • Social Security Disability Lawyer
  • Rochelle, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: As long as you are not divorced before your tenth anniversary you should be okay under the law as it currently exists. Have your attorney check for changes in the law, however, to be sure.

J. Richard Kulerski Esq.
J. Richard Kulerski Esq.
Answered
  • Oak Brook Terrace, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: If you are married to him for 10 years, you will be entitled to your rightful share of his social security payments.

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