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Yes. The owner of a life insurance policy can change the beneficiary at any time.

If there are divorce proceedings or child support involved, these things matters often include court orders preventing the change of beneficiaries.

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Q: Can a husband change his wife as beneficiary of his life insurance policy without notifying her in the state of California?
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How can you prevent ex husband from life insurance benefit?

Unless you were ordered by the court, as part of the divorce settlement, to keep your ex-husband as the beneficiary on your life insurance then you can make a change in the beneficiary with your insurance company.

Does your husband have to be your beneficiary on life insurance?

No. You can have anyone you want be the beneficiary. A trust, church, or any person you choose can be your beneficiary.

Am i the beneficiary of my husband's life insurance?

If he put you in as the beneficiary, then Yes. Look at the policy and find where it says beneficiary to make sure.

Is your husband's ex-wife legally entitled to life insurance benefits in the state of California?

If she is the beneficiary named on the policy, the insurance company has no other option. They cannot give the payment to anyone else.

Can husband collect life insurance if wife dies unexpectedly?

If the husband was the named beneficiary of the policy, if the policy was in force at the time of death, and if the cause of death was not excluded by the policy, the general answer is "Yes". If the beneficiary was the estate of the wife, the proceeds are paid to the estate. Then, if the husband was a beneficiary of the estate (either by virtue of a Will naming him as beneficiary, or if no Will, through the laws of intestate succession), he may be entitled to all or a part of the insurance proceeds. If the beneficiary of the life insurance policy was someone other than the husband as of the time of the wife's death, proceeds are payable to that person.

Can your ex husband cash in on a life insurance policy on you after 35 years?

If he is showing as the beneficiary on your policy - yes. You can call the insurance company or your agent to change the beneficiary.

How can second divorced wife collect deceased husbands insurance policy when first deceased wife of husband is still named beneficiary?

In order to ensure that a wife collects her deceased husband's insurance policy, it is beneficial to transfer the beneficiary of the policy while the husband is still alive. If the beneficiary of the policy is also deceased, it would be wise to seek legal help.

Can you have a husband and a child as a beneficiary on a life insurance policy?

Yes, all life insurance companies allow the policy owner to name more than one beneficiary at any time.

Your sister died and you are trying to collect her insurance benefits her husband was named beneficiary but he died two years ago. what do we do?

Her estate will be the beneficiary of the life insurance. You will have to show the Letter of Authorization from the court to the insurance company. They will issue the check to the estate.

Can ex husband change life insurance?

An ex husband can change his life insurance beneficiary IF there is no court order for him to maintain it as it was during the marriage..from a life agent of 24 years

Can you contest the beneficiary on your husbands life insurance?

No, you can get him to change the beneficiary and then the money that is claimed will be yours if it has been changed by your husband to your name.

Can a wife have some other than her husband be her life insurance beneficiary in the state of ct?

Sure. The owner of the policy is the only person that can decide who the beneficiary of the life insurance policy is. The owner can also change the beneficiary whenever they want to. This should be standard in every state.

Can your ex-husband keep a life insurance policy on you?

Yes he can. There are three important factors about an insurance policy. The owner, the insured, and the beneficiary. He can be either the owner or the beneficiary if you signed off on it. I would check to see if you are either of those and if you are the owner then you can cancel the policy. If you are the beneficiary then you would be fine.

If ex husband dies never changing beneficiary does wife still receive the life insurance benefits?

Whoever is the named beneficiary on the policy will collect the death benefit.

What are the odds of the same woman being the beneficiary to three separate life insurance policies?

Actually the odds could be 100% if the woman's husband owned three different life insurance policies naming her as the primary beneficiary for each of the policies. Or, perhaps her parents each owned life insurance policies, as well, and named her as the primary beneficiary.

Can my husband remove me from his life insurance and put his girlfriend on it as beneficiary instead?

It depends, sometimes through a divorce the courts force him to have a life insurance policy when there are children involved. Besides that, any insured can change their beneficiary as long as there is an insurable interest.

Can a late husband's ex wife take money from the life insurance policy he left his current wife?

The ex wife is not entitled to the life insurance money unless she was listed as a beneficiary in the policy. Check with the insurance company to find out who the named beneficiary(ies) is and that is who gets the money contractually!

Is wife entitled to deceased husband insurance policy if she is not named on it?

If the wife is not named as a beneficiary then she would have no claim on the policy proceeds.

Can a husband change his wife as beneficiary on a work life insurance policy without her signature in the state of PA?

it usually depends on the company the policy is with. but usually you dont need a signature to change a beneficiary.

Would an ex-wife named as the beneficiary on her ex-husband's life insurance have a problem with collecting if she has remarried?

An ex-wife remains as a "Named Beneficiary" until such time as her ex-husband authorizes the Insurance Company to remove her name as such. If the ex-husband re-marries, his new wife does not stand to benefit from insurance proceeds until he makes the change with the issuing company. A common mistake is for divorced couples to not change their beneficiaries and when a death occurs, the new spouse finds out that the ex gets all the insurance benefits leaving the new spouse with nothing.

Your late husband did not update beneficiary on life insurance Is there anything you can do?

The Insurance company is only obligated to the original contract with all the principal parties assigned. I think there is nothing you could do unless, you could prove in a court of law, he was not in the right frame of mind, when he made the beneficiary decision.

Can a husband change his life insurance policy to include his new wife in the state of Washington if it is stipulated in the dissolution that the children are to be the sole beneficiary of the policy?

If the husband is the policy "owner", and the children are listed as "revocable" beneficiaries, then the change can be made. However, you can be sure [that] when the husband dies, the new beneficiary designation will be challenged. Think carefully about this before you act. Perhaps , assuming the husband is insurable, a new (additional) policy should be purchased naming the new wife as the primary beneficiary.

In Pennsylvania can a wife purchase a life insurance policy for her husband with herself as beneficiary without his knowledge or signature?

No. You must have the signature of the insured person.

I took out life insurance on my husband in 1988 we divorced 10 years later. I have been paying it ever since. He has married again. If he dies who will be able to claim on the policy.?

Are you the owner of the policy? If so, you are the only person authorized to change the beneficiary on the policy. If you are not the owner of the policy, your ex-husband can change the life insurance beneficiary regardless of the fact that you have paid the premiums.

Can a wife take out a life insurance on her husband and name herself as the beneficiary and keep that policy in effect after a divorce?

Yes. However, who will be the owner of the policy? The husband would have to sign the application and take the exams.