I didn’t know that I was eligible to receive my deceased husband’s benefits. I applied yesterday. SSA said they would pay retroactively 6 months (from October 22). Am I eligible to receive ALL the benefits from when I was first eligible, at age 66 years and 2 months? Thank you!
Yes, as a widow, you may be eligible to receive your deceased husband's Social Security benefits. Generally, you can receive survivor benefits as early as age 60 (or age 50 if you are disabled) and continue to receive them for the rest of your life.
An attorney who deals with SSDI matters (and who could hopefully give you meaningful direction here) would have better chances of picking up your question if you added a couple of categories, or reposted. Try adding "Social Security" and "Public Benefits" to your categories. Or...View More
APPLIED FOR EARLY RETIREMENT, NOW ATTORNEY GENERAL WANTS TO TAKE OUT 23,000/24,000 FOR CHILD SUPPORT AS IN THE PAST I'VE RECEIVED SSI FOR 10 YRS. PLEASE I NEED LEGAL ADVISE! ON THAT DON'T KNOW WHAT TYPE ATTORNEY I NEED. THANKS
It depends what you are trying to do, what type of attorney you need. From your post, I guess you are trying to not pay the $23K child support. You ask if you are divorced. You can call the Family Courthouse and ask the clerk to look up a possible divorce under your name and your spouse's...View More
The question will be at what point does your sustained work show an ability to engage in substantial gainful activity. Suggest you connect with your local legal aid office as your earnings look to exceed your SSI check. They may also affect any other government benefits, public housing etc.
I am assuming that your son is an adult. If so you will not be able to get access to his number.
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