married living apart. is the wifes auto info required for husbands auto policy
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Insurance Question from Scottsville, NY
Asked on 07/20/2010
married living apart. is the wifes auto info required for husbands auto policy only been married 6 months. my spouse has never taken up residence where i live. we live apart. am i required to give my auto insurance info to his insurance co. for his auto policy. he has not driven in a number of years. if so why is this needed
Answer given on July 21, 2010
Insurance companies want to know about all possible drivers in the household. If you are married, they would presume that you are living together. Most likely, your insurance company is asking for his information and his company is asking for yours.
You say your husband has not driven for a number of years. If so, who is driving his car? Perhaps you mean he hasn’t driven your car, but that is not what your question indicates.
You and your husband should speak with your insurance agents. You each may be able to say you do not drive each other’s car since you do not live together. You could simply provide each agent with the other’s insurance company and policy number and then all will be settled.
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