Social Security & Same Sex Marriage

SSD, SSI Benefits and Same Sex Marriages

July 22, 2009 at 12:00 -- anonymous (not verified)

While gay marriages may be recognized in some states, the Social Security Administration, as a Federal office, does not give them validity. The Defense of Marriage Act prohibits any acknowledgement. As such, benefits are not distributed to a spouse if there is a same-sex marriage. As a result, couples will need to consider if a union is in their best financial interest.

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