Ex husband deceased

Married for 16 years. Ex husband passed away 5 years ago. I am currently on disability SS. Am I entitled to any of his benefits?>

Updated : January 19, 2012 by Guest

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Divorce and survivor benefits

January 19, 2012 by David Luhman

If you are the divorced spouse of a worker who dies, you could get benefits just the same as a widow or widower, provided that your marriage lasted 10 years or more.

http://socialsecurityhop.com/en/handbook/02/0203-fully-insured-status-de...

http://www.ssa.gov/survivorplan/ifyou3.htm