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I was in a long distance relationship for over 4 years. He

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I was in a long distance relationship for over 4 years. He unexpectedly died in November 2010. We have talked about if anything should happen to either one of us that the other would be taken care of. I even included him on my life insurance policy. We exchanged a lot of personal information over the years, except I didn't want to talk about his policy info because he was much older than me. I don't have a clue as how to inquire about his insurance or anything that he may have left for me. He has 1 surviving son, his oldest son died in Oct,2010. His son and I are on ok terms, not ok enough to ask about anything financial. It would be a total shock if he didn't have insurance, yet alone left me nothing. We have shared so much over the years and I have been shut out of everything and anything regarding him. Is, there any legal action I can take? He was in the navy, I called and was told he had no veterans insurance.

If he had an estate to be disbursed, it would need to go through probate court. As such, you should check with the clerk of the court in the county in which he died, this is where the probate would occur. They would be able to look up his name to see if a case exists. If one does, you would simply contact the attorney handling the administration of the estate to ascertain whether you are listed as a beneficiary of the estate.

 

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