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Can I still receive social security benefits under my former spouse after divorce?

Normally, if you divorce, all of the assets that each party is entitled to will be divided amongst each spouse. However, if you've been married for at least ten years and you divorce your spouse and they are entitled to receive Social Security, you may still qualify and be eligible to receive a portion of that Social Security. First, you will still need to remain unmarried, you will have to be at retirement age, and there will be a balance of what you may receive in Social Security and what your spouse is receiving in Social Security. And so there are several factors that the Social Security Administration will take into consideration. But as long as you've been married for at least ten years, then you could still be eligible to receive your spouse's Social Security after the divorce.