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Who pays for COBR?
I work out of state and provide the health insurance. However, I am divorcing my husband; we both live in the same state. I recently met with a lawyer who I am fairly confident I will hire. However, he was not familiar with how this should be handled and was not overtly concerned either at this point in time. I am just looking to be informed please.
Asked on June 29, 2012 under Family Law, Rhode Island
M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 9 years ago | Contributor
It is failry common knowledge that you are entitled to obtain coverage from your soon to be ex spouses insurance for 36 months post divorce. What generally happens inm a divorce is that this is a negotiated issue between the parties. In other words, you adn your soon to be ex will negotiate the issue in your discussions of distribution of assets etc. I would seek consultation from another attorney in your area to confirm. Good luck.
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