Is disability income subject to alimony?
When calculating alimony, SSDI payments are considered income, while SSI is not. VA disability benefits may not be considered when dividing marital property. In any case, VA benefits are considered income when determining support obligations.
Can a divorced woman get ex husbands social security?
If you are divorced, your ex-spouse can receive benefits based on your record (even if you have remarried) if: Your marriage lasted 10 years or longer. Your ex-spouse is unmarried. You are entitled to Social Security retirement or disability benefits.
Can I take my husband’s Social Security instead of mine?
As a spouse, you can claim a Social Security benefit based on your own earnings record, or collect a spousal benefit in the amount of 50% of your spouse’s Social Security benefit, but not both. You are automatically entitled to receive whichever benefit provides you the higher monthly amount.
Will my wife get my social security when I die?
Social Security is a key source of financial security to widowed spouses in old age. When a retired worker dies, the surviving spouse gets an amount equal to the worker’s full retirement benefit. Example: John Smith has a $1,200-a-month retirement benefit. His wife Jane gets $600 as a 50 percent spousal benefit.