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My uncle was beneficiary on his mother's policy and has since passed away leaving no named beneficiary, so do the proceeds get distributed pursuant to the will? Yes Otherwise, check the rules for your state on "intestate" sucession. This situation is why it's a good idea to name a secondary beneficiary. If the primary passes away, the next in line gets the payout.

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