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What is an interpleader?

A process server comes to your door and delivers a summons, and something called a complaint for interpleader. What does that mean? How do you respond? For most people in that situation, the answer is to put the papers in a drawer and hope the matter goes away. But if you do that, you may […]

Ensure future financial security with life and accidental death insurance policies

Life insurance policies can provide future financial stability in the event of accidental death or dismemberment. A conversation about life or accidental death and dismemberment insurance may seem grim, but having the right insurance policies to provide financial security in the event of unforeseen and premature death is an essential part of any financial plan. […]

Life insurance and beneficiary intentions

Disputes over life insurance often lead to unintended consequences as illustrated by Hall v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., 2014 U.S.App.LEXIS 8652 (8th Cir. May 8, 2014), which involved the designation of a beneficiary. In Hall, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that someone other than the intended beneficiary was entitled to receive employer-sponsored […]