Is it legal for an ex-wife of 18 years to purchase life insurance on her ex-husband?

Question Details: I might add, he had a massive stroke 3 years ago and the doctor's said that he might only have 6 months to live. We recently found out she has life insurance on him. They also have an 18 year old son, that the father raised singly, without a dime of support from the mother, however after the stroke we thought it was best that he move in with his mother.

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