Albertville, AL asked in Estate Planning and Probate for Alabama

Q: My husband just died and left his entire $1,000,000 life insurance policy to his sister. We have minor children.

He told me I was beneficiary. Life insurance policy was paid for 12 years from our joint account. Married over 17 years. 2 minor children. Do I have cause to contest this?

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1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: An Alabama attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry for the loss of your husband and the concealment of the terms of the policy. This is posted under Bad Faith, but attorneys who practice in the Probate and Estate Planning categories might be a better starting point for guidance on this. You could repost the question and add those categories. You could also reach out to attorneys to discuss. Good luck

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