If there is a life insurance policy in my name, do I have a legal right to knowledge of this policy and its details?

Asked on September 23, 2014 under Insurance Law, Missouri


M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

What do you mean by "in your name?"  Do you mean that you think some one has insured your life?  If a party has an insurable interest in your life - a spouse, ex spouse pursuant to divorce agreement (child support, alimony, etc.), a parent, or any pother party that has a financial interest in your life - then they can insure your life with out your permission.  And I do not think that you have to be advised.  

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