Can my wife get my retirement if we divorce?
Generally, the total amount you and your family can receive is about 150 to 180 percent of your full retirement benefit. If you have a divorced spouse who qualifies for benefits, it will not affect the amount of benefits you or your family may receive.
Can I collect my ex husband’s Social Security if he is still alive?
you’re eligible for some of your ex’s Social Security That means most divorced women collect their own Social Security while the ex is alive, but can apply for higher widow’s rates when he dies.
Does my ex wife get half of my Social Security?
Depending on eligibility, a divorced spouse may indeed be able to collect Social Security benefits through an ex if they were married for at least 10 years. If requirements are met, and if divorced and not remarried, a former spouse can claim 50% of an ex’s benefits, or 100% if/when the ex passes away.
Will my Social Security change if I get divorced?
Even if you’re divorced, you may still collect benefits on your ex-spouse’s Social Security earnings record if: Your marriage lasted 10 years or longer. You are age 62 or older. Your ex-spouse is entitled to receive Social Security retirement or disability benefits, and.
Can I collect spousal benefits and wait until I am 70 to collect my own Social Security?
En español | You can only collect spousal benefits and wait until 70 to claim your retirement benefit if all of the following are true: You have reached your full retirement age. Your spouse is collecting his or her own Social Security retirement benefit.