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My brother committed suicide in Utah will his wife be able to
claim his life insurance money?
Asked on January 30, 2018 under Insurance Law, Florida
S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney
Answered 4 years ago | Contributor
Sorry to hear about your brother.
The provisions of the life insurance policy and specifically its exclusions will determine whether or not your brother's wife will be able to claim the proceeds of the policy.
If the policy has an exclusion for suicide, then she won't be able to claim the proceeds.
If there is no exclusion for suicide, then she should be able to claim the proceeds.
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