Loves Park, IL asked in Social Security for Illinois

Q: Will I receive anything if disabled parent dies after I'm over 19 that collected social security disability

Meaning he died when I was 24

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Susan Michele Schaefer
Susan Michele Schaefer
  • Social Security Disability Lawyer
  • Prattville, AL

A: Social Security provides monthly survivor benefits to certain eligible family members, including an unmarried child of the deceased who is younger than age 18, or up to age 19 for a full-time student in an elementary or secondary school, or if the child is age 18 or older with a disability that began before age 22.

Also, a surviving spouse or child may receive a one-time special lump-sum death payment of $255 if they meet certain requirements.


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