Losing Spouse/Parent

Questions & Answers

Question: My husben passed away Aug. 21st. and hade a life insurance policy. It is in his daughters name. He was going to change it did not get a chance to. We have been married for less than a year. Do I have anyrights to this life insurance?

Answer: Generally, the insurance company is obligated to pay out the proceeds to the person who is the named beneficiary to the policy. To find out how the law applies to your specific situation, you may choose to consult with an attorney.

August 25, 2009