How can I claim my dad who died social security?

Asked over 4 years ago - Carrollton, GA

My dad passed away last year. My mom looked up his social security number and he died and no one has claimed his social security. He never game my mom the child support I was supposed to get and my mom said that I deserve all the ss money since im in college now. Please help me

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I'm 20

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  1. Ruthann P. Lacey

    Contributor Level 11

    Answered . Survivor benefits are limited to surviving spouses and minor children. See http://www.socialsecurity.gov/survivorplan/ifyo... for more information.

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