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Lump-Sum Payable To Children
432.1 Can the lump-sum be paid to children?
If there is no spouse to receive the lump-sum death payment, the lump-sum is payable to a child or the children of the deceased worker. The child or children must have been entitled to or eligible for benefits on the deceased's earnings record for the month the worker died.
432.2 How is the lump-sum paid of there is more than one child?
In the case of several children, each child is eligible for an equal share of the lump-sum.
432.3 What happens if one or more eligible children do not apply for the lump-sum?
If one or more of the children choose not to apply, those children who do apply are paid only their equal share of the lump-sum. The unpaid balance remains unpaid, unless those children who originally chose not to apply later decide to do so.
Last Revised: March, 2001
- When No Spouse Living in Household
- When Application Must Be Filed
- When is a lump-sum death payment paid?
- lump sum/back payments
- When will you NOT receive a lump-sum death payment?
- Social Security Benefits Payable
- Family Maximum When Child is Entitled on More Than One Earnings Record
- Time Limit for Applying for Lump-Sum Death Payment
- When is a lump-sum paid to the surviving widow(er)?
- Unpaid Amounts Owed to a Deceased Person
- Are you paid at specified intervals?
- Benefits Payable To Survivors of Deceased Insured Worker
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