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Can any liens be put on the life insurance policy of the deceased for medical or other bills?

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2015-07-15 18:25:21
2015-07-15 18:25:21

Not with a properly named beneficiary.

If the beneficiary is the owner can the life insurance policy be attached by a lien?

If the person is deceased than you now have the money. I guess it depends on what entity is putting a lien on. Certainly the IRS can do anything they wish. I don't think any other entity can put a lien on the money any more than they could your 401K or Savings account. If you are truly concerned you should check with your lawyer.

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