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You’re probably not legally entitled to receive a deceased loved one's SSI payments, but perhaps have a moral right to something. If there’s money left over after funeral costs and any debts and estate administration or probate costs are paid, you could discuss with other heirs how the payments should be distributed.

Have You Gone Through Probate?

To learn more about probate or estate administration and how to navigate the process, read our article on common probate questions. If you need help, reach out to a local elder law attorney.

Harry S. Margolis practices elder law, estate, and special needs planning in Boston and Wellesley, Massachusetts. He is the founder of and answers consumer questions about estate planning issues here and at

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