Adopted children can receive Social Security benefits
Q: Can my adopted child receive Social Security survivor benefits from my deceased spouse?
A: Perhaps. Did your spouse adopt the child too? Assuming that the deceased had worked enough to be insured for Social Security survivor benefits, his or her adopted child can be eligible for survivor benefits.
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