My ex-husband is 68 and already getting about $1,800 per month from Social Security.
Any chance I can receive benefits based on his record?
Yes. Under Social Security, a divorced spouse who was married for more than 10 years and is currently unmarried is entitled to the same benefits as a spouse.
Learn more by visiting our Web site at www.socialsecurity.gov or call us at the numbers listed below.
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