Yucca Valley, CA asked in Probate for California

Q: What happens if you are a benificiary of a life insurance policy but have no certified death certificate to submit?

The couple (my mother and her boyfriend)lived together for 25 years(not registered domestic partners).The decedents family will not

give a certified copy of the death certificate to us.Do we need legal action?Thank you.

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1 Lawyer Answer

Richard Samuel Price

Answered
  • Probate Lawyer
  • Redlands, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Only certain persons can get a copy of a death certificate. You can hire an attorney to get a copy for you.

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