How do I find out about a life insurance policy that I am the benificiary but have no idea what company?

Asked on March 5, 2013 under Insurance Law, Illinois


Tricia Dwyer / Tricia Dwyer Esq & Associates PLLC

Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

Hello.  There is no known 'master database' of all life insurance policies and beneficiaries.  There is a way for an executor to make a search of certain life insurance policies, for fee.  If you believe you are a beneficiary on a life insurance policy for a deceased person, I recommend you immediately telephone a private attorney for legal advice tailored to the facts of your unique situation. I recommend you make several telephone calls in choosing an attorney, because it is important you feel a sense of great trust.  All the best to you.  

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