Q: I received moneys from a will. I signed the check and there was a disclaimer that this was final payment from the estate
does this mean I would not be eligible for any life insurance payment or are they separate?
A: it depends. If you are the named beneficiary of the life insurance policy, the payment should go directly to you, and not through the estate. If the estate is the beneficiary of the life insurance policy, then the estate would receive the payout and distribute it to the appropriate heirs
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