Greetings... I was married a civil marri...

Asked by Anonymous on 26-10-2021 23:32:22
Question posted in the Insurance Law category relating to KwaZulu-Natal

Greetings... I was married a civil marriage to the policy holder that is insured with the Liberty Life. The insurers called wanting to know more information about the next of kin's policy holder.  I then gathered the information which are as follows:

2 older daughters before marriage,  with different mothers. Of which I raised the second born from when she was 2 years old till date. 

1 daughter that we had under marriage, and 1 Daugther with the girlfriend which he meet around his working area.

His girlfriend is not participating on the case, trying to cut out me and other children from benefiting. 

I on my side havesubmitted all the required documents.  Then was later excluded without any explanations while still wanting me to help them get the policy holder's tax number... of which is inactive and requres me to open a state account while at the bank request me to have a letter of authority from court.

Please help explaining

1)what is due to me

2)how to get the letter of authority 

3) doese she have a right to oppose me

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Posted by Att. Patrick on 30-10-2021 14:30:02

Hi there,

I see that you haven't made a payment for the question, but I'm going to assist you a little. If you want to ask a follow-up question, please make the required payment, even if it is R150 or R200.

If you were divorced from the deceased, and if the deceased was NOT supporting you financially, then you wouldn't have a claim against the policy. 

The daughters would, and if the girlfriend was being supported by him, then she would as well.

Att. Patrick 

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