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My ex husband was murdered within the contestability period of an insurance policy all documentation including police reports death certificate has been given to insurance company now they are requesting proof of insurable interest we do have a minor child together is this legal or a form of a company practicing bad faith?

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I provided her birth certificate to them

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What is actual proof of insurable interest when you both had an agreement to provide for your minor child

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I am sorry to hear this.

Was the policy taken out during the marriage? If so, did the decree of dissoluton refer to the policy? Who paid the premiums?

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