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What does being the policy owner mean?

Updated: 9/21/2023
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Should the insured sign the policy delivery form along with the policy owner if the insured and the policy owner are not the same person?

No, the policy is delivered to the owner and only the owner has to sign, acknowledging receipt of the policy.


Can the owner of the policy get the cash value for a paid up life insurance for graduate studies?

The owner can do anything he wants. Careful though, taking a loan or withdrawal from a cash value policy my jeopordize the well being of the policy.


What is the cash value in an insurance policy mean?

The cash value is the amount of money your insurance policy is worth to the owner of the policy if the insurance is cancelled and the policy terminated. The insurance company will mail a check to the to the policy owner upon policy termination or cancellation by request of the owner. I would strongly encourage you to consult a professional in your area before cancelling an existing policy. There may be other options and alternatives to access the value of the policy without cancelling the insurance policy.


Can you cancel a life insurance policy your ex wife has on you?

It depends on who is the owner of the policy. The policy owner has complete control of the policy once issued. If you are the owner you can cancel it or just change the beneficiary if you want. If she is the owner forget it. You have no say so on the policy.


Can one life insurance policy have two names listed as the policy holder?

Do you mean as owner or as beneficiary? Either way, yes.


Can you claim a life insurance policy on your exhusband?

I don't really understand the question. I assume you mean can you take out a life insurance policy on your husband? The person who is being insured must answer the underwriting questions on the application in person and must sign the application and be witnessed by a third unrelated person. Normally the agent is the witness. An important fact is the owner of the policy. The owner is the person who has complete control of the policy after it is issued. Only the owner can change the address, change the beneficiary, etc. Most of the time the owner is the insured but not always. The beneficiary must have an "insurable interest" at the time the policy is taken out. For instance if a husband is insured and the owner of a life insurance policy. He can make his wife the beneficiary but if they divorce he and only he can change the beneficiary and no notice has to be sent to the former beneficiary.


What is contingent owner on life insurance policy?

The new owner of a life insurance policy if the original owner dies before the insured.


If a life insurance policy owner dies what happens to the policy?

if the owner of a life insurance policy dies and the policy is on her son. What happens to the ppolicy and is it part of the estate.


Can you drive an insured car without being on the owner's policy?

Providing you DO NOT live at the same address as the insured (in Massachusetts)


Can a beneficary sign the policy over to someone else insurance policy?

No, only the OWNER of the insurance policy can sign the policy over. Sometimes the owner is the insured, but not always.


Why does a non-owner operator insurance policy only kick in after owner's policy?

This is the terms of the contract for this type of policy. It is a secondary coverage policy and there for it will pick up after the vehicle owner's insurance policy pays first. You need to read your policy or look at the terms before you purchase it if this is not what you want.


Can you transfer homeowner insurance policy to new owner?

No. You will have to cancel you policy and the new owner will have to apply for a new policy. The homeowner's policy is partly based on the home and partly on the person so the new owner will be underwritten as well as the property.