Patchogue, NY asked in Real Estate Law for New York

Q: Myself and three siblings are owners of a home. If i paid for a home insurance policy, do they have legal right to it?

Do my siblings have a legal right to a copy of home insurance policy that I paid for?

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  • Montclair, NJ
  • Licensed in New York

A: The house is covered and they are part owners of the house, if it were to be destroyed by say a fire they would be entitled to recovery under the policy. Whether they have a "legal right to it" or a right to inspect it is not entirely clear if you don't have an agreement with them. Email me privately if you'd like to discuss it further, I assume there's a reason why you don't want to share it with them and that is quizzical to me.

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