Is It Possible For A Domestic Partner Who Is Considered Common-Law, Obtain Life Insurance Benefits of An Unnamed Beneficiary?

If you are considered married by common law marriage, do you get the death benefit of a policy that does not have a beneficiary named?

There are a few ways that a spouse who is considered married by common law,that will be able to get the death benefit on a life insurance policy. This person most likely needs to be living in a community property state. They also must be the executor of the person’s who has died estate. If you are the executor of the estate, you must also take care of all debts owed by the deceased. If you live in a community property state, you will not only get the death benefits, but you will also have to take care of the debts the deceased left behind as well.