My mother was killed in a motorcycle accident in which my stepfather was driving. Now a month later he wants me and my siblings to sign what I'm assuming is a check so he can get the money. He wont be able to get it without our signature. He claims its from his full coverage insurance on the motorcycle neither had life insurance. I don't understand why if its his policy we have to sign for him to recieve it unless we are entitled to some. I feel hes trying to get over on us but idk where to start and he wont let us see any paperwork on it.
I think you should trust your gut instinct here... and it sounds like your gut is telling you that he's trying to get over on ya'll.
I recommend contacting an attorney to help you get this sorted out.
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Contact a lawyer for a review and consultation. I suspect this may be med-pay/burial benefits from his motorcycle policy but don't sign anything until you've consulted with a lawyer. Also, maybe some sort of credit life insurance benefit. talk with a lawyer!
You are right to be cautious. It doesn't seem like he should refuse to let you see the paperwork if he needs you signature. You have all the leverage. Copy the paperwork and take it all to can attorney for review. I wish you the best.
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I don't know if you are entitled to any of it, but the writer thought it necessary to include you. Does make one suspicious. Best to talk to a lawyer in the area where this occurred before signing anything.
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