Life Insurance in the state of Georgia

Does the step mother by law have to split the money with the grown children?

Asked on June 13, 2009 under Insurance Law, Georgia


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

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

Your question leaves out too much information to answer.  Who is the beneficiary of the policy?  The beneficiary(ies) usually get the money unless a party(ies) file a contest to the policy.  If the Estate is the beneficiary then the money goes "into the pot" so to speak and is split by the provisions of the Will or intestacy statute.  If you can write back with more info then I may be able to answer the question more definitively.

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