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My father just passed away . Myself and brother are his only

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My father just passed away . Myself and brother are his only children . He had no will . He had about £10000 in life insurance .the funeral cost £4000 Aprox My mother was the one who took out the policy but she died in 2011 . He owes £10000in credit card debt . Are we responsible for paying his debts from life insurance .
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Clare replied 7 months ago.
HiThank you for your questionMy name is ***** ***** do my best to help you but I need some further information firstFor clarity - who is the named Beneficiary of the Policy?
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Doesn't state on the copies we have . Just my mother as proposer
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
That insurance company just asked for a covering letter signed by my brother and myself
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Are you still working on my question ?
Expert:  Clare replied 7 months ago.
My apologies for the delayDid your mother leave a Will?
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
No
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
My mother left no will
Expert:  Clare replied 7 months ago.
Do you actually have a copy of the Policy itself?

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