Remarriage will not terminate the benefits of a person entitled to aged widow(er)'s
Effective January 1984: Remarriage will not terminate the benefits of a person entitled
as a disabled widow(er) or aged or disabled surviving divorced spouse.
Prior to January 1984: Benefits of a disabled widow(er) who remarried before attainment
of age 60, or a surviving divorced spouse who remarried at any age, would not be terminated
if the marriage was to a person entitled to wife's, husband's, widow(er)'s, mother's,
father's, parent's, or childhood disability benefits. The 1983 amendments repealed
NOTE: A person whose benefits were terminated due to remarriage prior to the change in law
must file a new application in order to be re-entitled to benefits.
NOTE: For instructions about same-sex marriage policy, see GN 00210.100.