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Only if 1) she was named as the beneficiary or
2) if it was made out to his estate as the beneficiary or the estate wound up being his beneficiary and he named her as an heir in his will or he didn't name anyone as an heir in his will.
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That is the only way she would take under the life insurance policies. Those proceeds "pass outside of probate" and so the contract aka the policy controls who gets the proceeds.