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Other than naming a Trust in your name as the beneficiary, writing a life policy in your own name wouldn't be written. If naming yourself as the benficiary, the death benefit would be paid into your estate. An insurance company would not write a policy in this manner since an "insurable interest" is required prior to binding a life policy.

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Q: Can I name myself as the beneficiary of my own life insurance?
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Does a couple have to be legally married to be a beneficiary for each others life insurance beneficiary for their policies?

No. You can name who you choose as your beneficiary.

Does life insurance still go through probate if your name is the beneficiary in NH?

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What if the beneficiary of a life insurance is deceased?

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Can you have a husband and a child as a beneficiary on a life insurance policy?

Yes, all life insurance companies allow the policy owner to name more than one beneficiary at any time.

When a beneficiary is removed on life insurance does the insurance company have to notify the deleted beneficiary?

Well, it's the duty of the Insurer to intimate the deleted benficiary in writing about deletion of his/her name from the beneficiary name of the particular policy,to avoid confusion in future.

Can you contest the beneficiary on your husbands life insurance?

No, you can get him to change the beneficiary and then the money that is claimed will be yours if it has been changed by your husband to your name.

Is wife heir of a life insurance when the beneficiary and the insured dies?

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Can criminal be a beneficiary on a life insurance policy?

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What if your name is on the life insurance policy As a tier TWO?

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