420.When do father's or mother's insurance benefits end?
Your father's or mother's insurance benefits end if any of the conditions below are met:
There are no children of the deceased worker under age 16 or disabled (as defined in §324) who are entitled to a child's insurance benefit;
If you are a surviving divorced father or mother, you have no natural or legally adopted child under age 16 or disabled who is entitled to a child's insurance benefit on the deceased worker's earnings record;
You become entitled to retirement insurance benefits in an amount equal to or greater than three-fourths (.75) of the spouse's primary insurance amount;
You marry someone of the opposite gender; or
For benefits payable before January 1991:
You were qualified for benefits only under the conditions explained in §402 (B); and
Your monthly benefits are awarded on the same earnings record to another individual who either:
Is validly married to the worker; or
Has the same status under State law with respect to the taking of intestate personal property as would a widow(er).
You are not entitled to father's or mother's insurance benefits for the month in which any of the terminating events above occur.
Last Revised: Mar. 12, 2009