we were not living together, we married in 2018 an he never got a divorce and I could not afford it. one of his lady friends contacted me to let me know. I have copy of marriage license but not his SS number she was telling me I could file for his SS, my question is I don't want to seem cold but... Read more »
I was receiving social security death benefits from my moms passing when I was 15 till I was 19 and 2 months old cause I was still in school. But I was the payee from 18 until 19 and 2 months old. I didn’t live under my aunts roof and her and my uncle were taking my checks to their bank where I... Read more »
In addition to suing the one who forged your name, you can also press criminal charges against him/her for forgery. You should notify Social Security also and report the fraud. They may help you recover your benefits that were stolen.
They sent me a letter asking if he was still in school his benefits would be paid up to his graduation date. Which I did and they did. After graduation my son went to work. Imagine that. Now the good part. SSA wants him to pay the three months of S/S he received in 2016 cause he went to work and... Read more »
The SSA allows you to ask for them to forgive an overpayment IF (1) the overpayment is not your fault and (2) making you reimburse the overpayment would create a financial hardship. They are generally fair at granting this relief from my experience. Your son needs to contact the office listed on...Read more »
Yes. Even if he or she has never worked under Social Security, your spouse may be able to get benefits if he or she is at least 62 years of age and you are receiving or eligible for retirement or disability benefits. He or she can also qualify for Medicare at age 65.
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