Can Social Security payments go to the estates of deceased beneficiaries?

A deceased beneficiary may have been due a Social Security payment at the time of death. We may pay amounts due a deceased beneficiary to a family member or legal representative of the estate. 

See Claim For Amounts Due In The Case Of Deceased Beneficiary - Form SSA-1724 for more information.

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