Are you married, with one spouse wanting to retire but the other one prepared to keep working?Read more
UPDATE: Under a new law that will go into effect on April 30, 2016, a spouse cannot collect Social Security benefits until the worker is actually receiving benefits too.
Local Elder Law Attorneys in Ashburn, VA
Jean Galloway Ball is certified in Elder Law by the National Elder Law Foundation. She is a 1977 honors graduate of the National Law Center, George Washington University, and she did her undergraduate work at the University of California at Berkeley, graduating Phi Beta Kappa in 1971. She is admitted to practice in Vir...
Margaret A. O’Reilly is an estate planning and elder law attorney with over thirty-five years of legal experience. Attorney O’Reilly graduated from Duke University with a degree in psychology, and received her law degree from Northeastern University School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts. For over 15 y...
When both you and your husband have reached age 66, your husband can file for his benefits and immediately suspend them. This will allow you to begin receiving benefits based on his work record, while his own benefit continues to grow until he reaches age 70. Here’s a link to a more detailed explanation of this claiming strategy: http://www.elderlawanswers.com/married-couples-can-maximize-their-social-security-benefits-using-file-and-suspend-12243
Medicaid Rules, etc