Legal Advice for Death Benefit — 7 results
Written by Avvo Staff, over 6 years ago.
in your family dies after working for at least 10 years, you may be entitled to
receive his or her federal social security benefits. Known as survivors
benefits, these... more
Written by attorney Francis Lafferty, 6 months ago.
This guide provides a general overview and summary of the death benefits available for fatal claims in the state of Pennsylvania. If a family member has died while on the job, you may be... more
Written by attorney Rixon Rafter, over 3 years ago.
In cases where the servicemember served 20 years of creditable service, the marriage lasted 20 years, but the period of the marriage overlapped the period of service by only 15 years the... more
Written by attorney Edward Joel Lake, about 1 year ago.
It’s devastating for a family to suddenly lose a loved one. Learning a sudden death is attributable to another’s negligence can make it especially painful. There could be compensation... more
Written by attorney Brenton D. Adams, over 2 years ago.
When a loved one dies, family members are left stunned, heartbroken, and confused. If the loved one was receiving Social Security disability benefits, family members may also find... more
Written by attorney Lynn O'Brien, over 1 year ago.
The Defense of Marriage Act
Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) defined marriage as a legal union between one man and one woman as husband and wife. Consequently, federal... more
Written by attorney Elliott Stapleton, over 3 years ago.
In Ohio, there are two potential ways an ex-spouse can receive death benefits if designations are not updated: Beneficiary Designation in an ERISA planThe
United States Supreme Court has... more