Phenix City, AL asked in Probate for Alabama

Q: I believe my mother had insurance policies that would pay upon death. How do I find out if I was a beneficiary of any.

I had to sign something at funeral home releasing funds to pay for her burial. I feel like my dad and my aunt are hiding something from me in a bank in Harris county. I just want my share of the inheritance. My mother passed away in 2014

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Frank Truncali
Frank Truncali
  • Probate Lawyer
  • Montgomery, AL
  • Licensed in Alabama

A: There are two ways to search for policies. The first is through the National Association of Insurance Commissioners. Their website is . They can do a search for you, but it could take up to 90 days for an answer. The second option is contacting insurance companies directly. If your mother only used certain insurance companies, then you can contact their life insurance department to see if you are the beneficiary of any policies. They may want you to fill out some forms before they check. I hope this information helps.

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