If you are the spouse of someone who was collecting SSDI benefits and recently passed away, you may continue receiving those benefits. The regulations regarding when and how a widow or widower can collect the SSDI benefits of a deceased spouse can be complex and confusing. We at Lanier Law Group, P.A. can review your situation and determine if you are eligible for SSDI benefits. To speak with one of our dedicated attorneys, visit one of our 11 offices.
At Lanier Law Group, P.A., we have extensive experience assisting clients with Social Security Disability and SSI matters relating to disabled children, surviving family members, and disability claims by people older than 50. Over the years, we have gained substantial knowledge about the process.
If you fall into one of the categories below, you may receive the benefits your deceased husband or wife was getting:
If you remarry before the age of 60, you are not eligible to receive Social Security Disability benefits as a surviving spouse. With a few exceptions, you must have married your spouse at least nine months before his or her death to qualify for a percentage of his or her Social Security benefits.
We at Lanier Law Group, P.A. understand that losing your spouse is traumatic. We also understand that it can cause serious financial problems. Our sympathetic lawyers will review your case and determine if you are eligible to continue receiving the SSDI benefits of your spouse. To schedule a free initial consultation, call us at 855-234-7619 or contact us online. We have 11 offices located in Burlington, Durham, Greensboro, Greenville, Charlotte, Wilmington, Asheville, Raleigh, Winston-Salem, Fayetteville and Jamestown. You owe us nothing unless you obtain a settlement.
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