If your spouse received Social Security Disability benefits when he or she died, you may be eligible for widow or widower benefits. You’re experiencing a staggering loss, and you deserve any financial support available to help you through this difficult time. But you might remember this from when your spouse applied for disability benefits in the first place: Social Security has a lot of rules. You can get help completing all the steps and securing financial support. Find out how to qualify for survivor benefits in this chart from the law firm Pilzer Klein, based in Greeneville and helping people across the Carolinas.