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What do you do if your husband has not kept an insurance policy on you and your children if it was in your divorce settlement?

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Pennsylvania

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My divorse settlement said that he was to have an insurance policy on me and my children for 10 years after alimony payments stopped. Because I was in bankruptcy from him my divorse was not granted until 2008. So I got alimony for 1 more year. However he purchased a ten year policy that was based on the divorse being granted in 2007 and said that that's what it's going to be.

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Family Law
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Family Lawyer: Infolawyer, Lawyer replied 8 months ago
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Hello and welcome. I am working on your answer and will be right back!

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Family Lawyer: Infolawyer, Lawyer replied 8 months ago

Is he alive?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
no
Family Lawyer: Infolawyer, Lawyer replied 8 months ago

He can correct this now. If he refuses, you can file a motion to compel in court to get him to get the policy.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
do I need to hire a lawyer to file a motion
Family Lawyer: Infolawyer, Lawyer replied 8 months ago

You can do it yourself at clerks office, or to expedite, hire a lawyer, and have the court order handy which would be shown to the court to show the order was violated.

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Family Lawyer: Infolawyer, Lawyer replied 8 months ago

Good luck, kindly confirm the reply is acceptable by replying "yes"

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