Call Us Today!

Email Us


Call Us Today!

When your spouse dies, your financial situation can change overnight. Should you claim their Social Security benefits or your own? This important decision could cost you.

Do you file for spousal survivor benefits while you let your own benefits grow until you’re 70?

What if you’re already over 70?

What if you’re continuing to work?

In this article on Barrons, Neal Templin shares helpful strategies on how to handle claiming social security when your spouse dies: A Spouse’s Death Is Difficult On Its Own. How to Handle Claiming Social Security.


Elder law attorney, Terry Garrett, is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and is an Approved Guardianship Attorney. She assists people in elder law, estate and special needs planning, guardianship and settling estates. She graduated with honors from Cornell University. She was on the Dean’s List at Wharton Business School. She earned her J.D. at Columbia Law School, receiving the Parker Award and a Mellon Fellowship.



Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive this eBook for free and to be notified of helpful articles, valuable resources, and speaking engagements.

Almost finished! Check your email to confirm your subscription.

Pin It on Pinterest