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Sullivan Taylor & Gumina, P.C.
1749 S. Naperville Road
Suite 106
Wheaton, IL 60189
Phone: 630.665.7676
Fax: 630.665.8630
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Divorce and Social Security Benefits

If you are over 60 and were married over ten years to a spouse who paid into the Social Security program, and the former spouse earned more money than you did, you may be receiving Social Security benefits lower than you deserve.  A spousal benefit is available to those married for over ten years, now divorced, whether the former spouse is living or not. 

A detailed explanation of the eligibility requirements is available at  http://goo.gl/LSe8A

An article with more information is in the January 14, 2012 Wall Street Journal, by Ellen E. Schultz, "When a Divorce Pays Off" at http://goo.gl/nu78D

Our law firm concentrates in divorce and family law, paternity, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, and civil union law.