Thank you for your help!
No, they have remained friends and have never felt the need to get divorced.
Essentially, I think she was staying married for the benefits which she's received for 30 years. They've lived apart for the last 15 I believe.
They did have a credit card together (which would work as the secondary identification) up until 1 year ago. But when the state he lives in took over his financial upkeep, they paid off the balance and closed the account.
They haven't talked in a long while as his mind is deteriorating. But I don't think there was any talk of divorce. Would divorce help in any way?
one last question...
so the extenuating circumstances of his health and her inability to meet their policy based on his health/state of mind has no bearing?
They don't live together because of his alcoholic dementia and they share no ownership of anything because... well, the same.
although she is his legal wife, and he wants her to remain on his benefits, it just doesn't matter... the legal matter is just about the contract, their rights to define her status, correct?
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