How can I get inexpensive divorce?
To file a no-fault, uncontested divorce, you’ll need:To satisfy residency requirements.To purchase an index number.To have a summons and complaint or petition served on your spouse.To have your spouse file a response to your complaint or petition.To fill out forms that put the case on the court calendar.
How is Social Security treated in divorce?
The basic rules for divorced spouses and Social Security say that if an individual was married for at least 10 years and then divorced, they are eligible to collect spousal benefits on the earnings record of their ex-spouse as long as they are at least age 62 and currently single.2 The divorced spouse can collect on …
Is Social Security part of a divorce settlement?
According to Federal statute, Social Security benefits are not divisible in divorce proceedings, and therefore cannot be considered a marital asset subject to distribution. However, federal law does not prohibit the division of pension benefits that are received in lieu of Social Security.
How do I find out my ex husband’s Social Security benefits?
A representative at your local Social Security office can provide estimates of the benefit you can receive as a divorced spouse, based on your former wife’s or husband’s earnings record. Call Social Security at to make an appointment.