Is a life insurance policy considered part of a deceased person's estate?

Answer A life insurance policy is considered a part of a deceased person's estate if the estate was named as the beneficiary. If an individual is the beneficiary, the benefits are payable to that person. ... Read More »

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Are Automobile Insurance Proceeds Part of an Estate?

According to, when a person passes away, his automobile insurance only covers his widow and the legal representative in charge of that person's estate, as directed by a legal will of trust... Read More »

Do you still need life insurance for estate purposes?

On One Hand: Life Insurance Is An Estate Planning ToolLife insurance is not "needed" for estate purposes. That is you will have an estate that contains your assets even if you don't have life insur... Read More »

Life Insurance & Estate Planning?

Life insurance is a key part of the estate planning process. When a person dies, probate fees to determine the legal validity of a will can become expensive. Life insurance can help to offset these... Read More »