Q: If life insurance was a part of your divorce and your ex souse dies can a fiduciary change the beneficiary?
No modifications of the divorce what so ever were ever put through to the court.
A: Life insurance is a contract with the life insurance company. From the divorce case you need to read your final order or agreement carefully to see what the requirements were. If the spouse has already passed away then the life insurance company will do whatever the contract said. Beneficiaries cannot be changed after the death of an insured person. You should bring the documents and speak with a local family lawyer for more specific advice.
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