The Social Security Administration has issues new rules to to govern received retirement and survivor benefits for same same sex couples across the united states. The new instructions allow for recognition of some non-marital, but legal relationships as marriages in order to determine eligibility for issue of appropriate benefits.
the rules would also provide a framework for effective processing claims in states where same sex unions, and non-marital relationships are still not recognized by the local government. The Social Security Administration has also issued a fact sheet for the public to help with any questions related to the new rules.
the rules come after the [...]