If a couple divorces, can you still name your life insurance beneficiary to be your ex-spouse?
Question Details: The couple has since gotten back together but have not remarried.
Yes, life insurance is a contract: the beneficiary is whomever a person names it to be, including an ex-spouse. If the couple is divorced, it would be important to name the ex-spouse by name, however--if the ex-spouse were named as "my husband/wife," then they would no longer be the beneficiary once they are no longer the husband or wife.
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