my husband bought life insurance in term when i was married to him, the face amount is 129000$. when i divorce, i m entitled to half to it. does it mean i can get 60000$? or it just means if my husband dies, ill get 60000?
The face value is what your beneficiaries will collect. The cash value is the excess of your premium payments over the cost of the insurance.
1. Speak with your family lawyer.
2. Depending on what type of policy, if it has a cash value you could be entitled to your equitable share.
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You've asked before - you need to get this answered in the context of the whole community estate. See an attorney.
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It is a term life insurance policy with no cash value (usually the case with term policies), you would apparently receive half of the death proceeds if the policy is still in force when he passes. More information would need to be known to assess how the proceeds would be paid out if you predeceased him.
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