Social Security Spousal Benefit - article link
On 4/16/2012 an excellent Bankrate.com article was posted to the MSN Money website on claiming a SocSec spousal benefit when divorced. There were several critical points made that should be considered before making a claim, such as the difference it makes if your ex-spouse is deceased or living.
A link to the article is below:
Social Security on ex's record?
If you are divorced, you may be eligible for benefits based on the earnings of a former spouse. It will depend on the length of your marriage, among other things.
4/16/2012 by Sally Herigstad, Bankrate.com
Here is a link that might be useful: SocSec Spousal Benefit article