Who has rights to get life insurance on another person?
Question Details: My mother-in-law opened life insurance on both my children without my consent. She asked my husband for their SSN's. She has also refused to add me as the beneficiary to the policies. I want to know what legal grounds I have as the mother to request these policies be closed. I feel she is only trying to benefit if heaven forbid something happens to my children.
Ordinarily under the laws of all states in this country a spouse can insure the life of the other spouse and the minor children without written consent to do so. Otherwise, written consent is needed to be obtained for a person to have his or her life insured by anyone else.
Rate This Answer:
Not Yet Rated
The Answer(s) provided above are for general information only. The attorney providing the answer was not serving as the attorney for the person submitting the question or in any attorney-client relationship with such person. Laws may vary from state to state, and sometimes change. Tiny variations in the facts, or a fact not set forth in a question, often can change a legal outcome or an attorney's conclusion. Although AttorneyPages.com has verified the attorney was admitted to practice law in at least one jurisdiction, he or she may not be authorized to practice law in the jurisdiction referred to in the question, nor is he or she necessarily experienced in the area of the law involved. Unlike the information in the Answer(s) above, upon which you should NOT rely, for personal advice you can rely upon we suggest you go to AttorneyPages.com
and retain an attorney to represent you.