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Benefits for a Newly Married Spouse
(Posted October 16, 2003)
Question 319: I am getting married in May; my husband was married before (for approximately 9 years). When would I be eliblige to collect his retirement benefits?
Answer: Providing you meet the age requirement, you would be eligible for a wife's benefit after one year of marriage.
See Q&A 299 for more information on monthly benefits for new spouses.
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