It is common knowledge that husbands and wives are entitled to collect Social Security benefits on their spouses' work rec...Read more
That’s an interesting strategy, but I’m afraid not. The Social Security Administration says that a person must be divorced after at least “10 straight years of marriage” to receive benefits on the ex-spouse’s work record. So if you can last at least another decade together, you should be in business.
For more on how divorce and remarriage affect Social Security benefits, click here.
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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...
Judith Mtinick is well known for acting as a guardian, conservator, trustee or agent on behalf of clients or by court appointment. This experience gives her a wide perspective and extensive practical knowledge that she uses when advising clients in drafting their planning documents. Her experience, as a court appointed...