Social Security Benefits for Same-Sex Couples and Dependants
Authored By: SSA.gov
On June 26, 2013, the Supreme Court ruled that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional. Social Security is now processing some retirement spouse claims for same-sex couples and paying benefits where they are due.
Social Security & Same-Sex Couples: www.ssa.gov
Same-Sex Couples FAQ: ssa-custhelp.ssa.gov
Last Review and Update: Sep 27, 2013