Guiding You Through the Disability Maze
Are you in the process of retiring and thinking of contacting the Social Security Administration (SSA) to access your retirement benefits? Are you divorced and your ex-spouse is on disability or entitled to Social Security retirement? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you can contact the SSA regarding your benefits as well as your ex-spouse’s benefits.
Here are some important facts and requirements you need to know:
In the event you have remarried, you would not be eligible to receive benefits on your ex-spouse’s record unless the later marriage ended by divorce, annulment or death. You may apply for benefits on your ex-spouse’s record even if your ex-spouse has not retired as long as you divorced at least 2 years before applying.
Will my entitlement change if I want to wait until full retirement age? What if my ex-spouse is still working? What if my ex-spouse is deceased? If you decide to wait to apply for your ex-spouse’s benefits then your benefits will be equal to half (1/2) of your ex-spouse’s full retirement amount or disability benefit. This would be the same if your ex-spouse is deceased at the time you apply.
If you have any additional questions, then please contact The Khaki Law Firm. The Khaki Law Firm is here to help guide you through the process to make sure you receive any benefits you may be entitled to receive.
There are many Social Security disability law firms throughout Georgia. What sets The Khaki Law Firm apart from the rest? Why should you choose us? We are honored to represent those who have worked hard most of their lives, but due to a mental or physical impairment are no longer able to maintain employment and earn an income.
With offices in Alpharetta, Atlanta and Marietta, we provide legal assistance to people throughout Georgia and the Southeast in all matters of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).
We are ready to help you, and offer multiple ways to reach us.