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Life Insurance Considerations in Divorce and Family Law Matters

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Categorized as Child Support, Divorce, Property Division, Spousal Support

When a divorce is close to becoming final, discussing life insurance with your Chicago divorce attorney becomes essential. After you have negotiated the terms of the spousal maintenance (formerly known as alimony), child support, and child-related expenses such as college costs or support for an adult child, you can discuss and negotiate life insurance. It is difficult to think about death, especially during sometimes tense divorce proceedings, but it is necessary to make provisions for the unexpected death or disability of the person that you are relying on for support.

Understanding Life Insurance in Divorce

When considering life insurance during divorce proceedings, it is crucial to understand its classification and how it is treated by the court.

As to any existing policy of life insurance insuring the life of either spouse, or any interest in such policy, that constitutes marital property, whether whole life, term life, group term life, universal life, or other form of life insurance policy, and whether or not the value is ascertainable, the court shall allocate ownership, death benefits or the right to assign death benefits, and the obligation for premium payments, if any, equitably between the parties at the time of the judgment for dissolution or declaration of invalidity of marriage.
750 ILCS 5/503 (b-5)(1)

Difference Between Life Insurance and Disability Insurance

First, let’s discuss the difference between Life Insurance and Disability Insurance as they relate to the provision in a divorce agreement. Life Insurance is a contract that will pay a sum certain out to the listed beneficiary upon the death of the insurance. Disability insurance is a contract that will pay out to the insured a monthly benefit to ensure that person maintained an income stream, even if they could not earn a paycheck. Depending on what you need to protect it is important to understand which of these types of insurance coverage is best for you

Classifying Life Insurance as Property

The final divorce decree should state what is happening to a life insurance policy, just like any other marital property.

A term life insurance policy pays a cash benefit to the designated beneficiary if the insured dies during the contracted time frame. Unlike permanent life insurance, term life policies do not build cash value and have no value beyond the death benefit.

A permanent life insurance policy provides life-long coverage. Most importantly, permanent life policies build cash value. When you pay a premium on a permanent life insurance policy, some of that money goes into an account which can grow, tax-deferred, and can be used while you are still alive. There are two different kinds of permanent life insurance policies, Whole Life and Universal Life. A Whole Life policy provides guaranteed cash value and a guaranteed interest rate. The benefit paid out at the insured’s death is also guaranteed. Here, the cash value growth isn’t taxed as income. Alternatively, the cash value of a Universal Life policy is dependent upon the current interest rates, and each Universal Life policy will see different growth patterns. The death benefit of a Universal Life policy can vary.

In a divorce proceeding, only permanent life insurance policies have value which can be considered “marital property.” An attorney can help you determine the cash value of your permanent life insurance policy and negotiate the portion you will keep in the divorce.

Updating Life Insurance Beneficiary Designations Post-Divorce

Judges have the power to determine the beneficiaries of an existing life insurance policies in the final divorce judgment.

(f) Maintenance secured by life insurance. An award ordered by a court upon entry of a dissolution judgment or upon entry of an award of maintenance following a reservation of maintenance in a dissolution judgment may be reasonably secured, in whole or in part, by life insurance on the payor’s life on terms as to which the parties agree.
(1) With respect to existing life insurance, provided the court is apprised through evidence, stipulation, or otherwise as to level of death benefits, premium, and other relevant data and makes findings relative thereto, the court may allocate death benefits, the right to assign death benefits, or the obligation for future premium payments between the parties as it deems just.

750 ILCS 5/504 (f)

Illinois is an automatic revocation state, which means that a life insurance policy must automatically remove the ex-spouse as a beneficiary after a divorce.

(2) If a judgment of dissolution of marriage is entered after an insured has designated the insured’s spouse as a beneficiary under a life insurance policy in force at the time of entry, the designation of the insured’s former spouse as beneficiary is not effective unless:

(A) the judgment designates the insured’s former
spouse as the beneficiary;

(B) the insured redesignates the former spouse as the
beneficiary after entry of the judgment; or

(C) the former spouse is designated to receive the
proceeds in trust for, on behalf of, or for the benefit of a child or a dependent of either former spouse.

750 ILCS 5/503 (b-5)(2)

After a divorce, the existing life insurance policy will automatically revoke your ex-spouse as the beneficiary and award the proceeds to the alternate beneficiary listed. If there is no alternative beneficiary listed, the proceeds will go to your estate. ILCS 5/503 (b-5)(3).

Securing Spousal Maintenance With Life Insurance

Unless the parties otherwise agree in writing, maintenance will terminate when the paying ex-spouse dies. This leaves the recipient ex-spouse vulnerable and without the maintenance benefits they were depending on.

When maintenance is ordered in a divorce, the court does not require that the paying party obtain a new life insurance policy to protect the maintenance benefits of the recipient party. The court can only order a new life insurance policy under very specific circumstances and only if the recipient ex-spouse pays the life insurance premiums.

Generally, the court can only order certain terms regarding a life insurance policy that already exists. However, the parties can agree to put in place a new life insurance policy to protect the benefits of the ex-spouse receiving maintenance.

The amount of the life insurance policy should be enough to cover the amount of maintenance that the paying ex-spouse would have paid throughout the rest of their life. However, the death benefit shouldn’t be much higher than that. The court emphasizes that the death benefit should be enough to protect the recipient in case of the payer’s premature death, not to enrich the recipient.

Securing Child Support Through Life Insurance

Unlike maintenance, the court can order a life insurance policy to secure the benefits of child support.

(a-3) Life insurance to secure support. At the discretion of the court, a child support obligation pursuant to this Section and Sections 510, 513, and 513.5 of this Act may be secured, in whole or in part, by reasonably affordable life insurance on the life of one or both parents on such terms as the parties agree or as the court orders. The court may require such insurance remain in full force and effect until the termination of all obligations of support
750 ILCS 5/505 (a-3)

The court prioritizes protecting children and preventing them from becoming charges of the state. By ordering a life insurance policy, the court can secure support for the children if the paying parent dies early. When child support is secured, the paying parent often wants to name the minor children as beneficiaries instead of the other parent. This complicates matters, as it requires opening a court case to administer the funds. To avoid this, it’s better to name the other parent as the beneficiary “for the benefit of the minor children.”

Other Insurance Policies to Consider

In addition to the consideration of life insurance and amount, there are different types of insurance policies that can be obtained and it is best to talk to a trusted insurance advisor about these types. For example, a term life insurance policy is a policy that is in effect for a specific term with the same yearly cost for the life of the term. This is often sufficient to cover your needs and make sure you are covered for the risk of loss to your stream of payments.
On the other hand, it could be said that the payor’s risk of becoming disabled is higher than that risk that the payor may die. If this is the case and the payor becomes disabled and unable to pay the maintenance and files to significantly reduce or terminate the payments, a life insurance policy does not help you and you are at risk that your stream of payments could end. A disability policy insuring the payor in the case he becomes disabled with a paycheck would allow him to maintain the maintenance payment and protect you. The amount and terms of the coverage have to be worked out to make sure you are protected but it is important to consider disability insurance along with life insurance when deciding which is best for your specific circumstances.

Bringing It All Together: Managing Life Insurance in Divorce

Navigating the complexities of life insurance during divorce settlements is essential to ensure fair outcomes for all parties involved. From classifying life insurance as marital property to updating beneficiary designations and securing support through life insurance policies, each step plays a vital role in protecting your financial interests and those of your dependents.

If you’re in a divorce process and need guidance on managing life insurance or other family law matters, the attorneys at Anderson Boback & Marshall can provide the guidance and support you need. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and take the first step toward securing your financial future.

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Wonderful law firm! Jessica Marshall is a terrific attorney. Not only is she an expert in family law, she listens, she cares, and she gets to the bottom of the issues to protect the best interests of children involved and the client. She's aggressive and practical and... the one you want on your side. Everyone that I have worked with at this firm has been helpful, skilled, and extremely professional.read more
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I have worked with Jan for several years after finding her through Google Reviews. She has been a tremendous asset to my case. She is always responsive and willing to help. She is extremely knowledgeable of the law and is always realistic about expectations.... Ultimately, I got the BEST possible outcome for my case due to Jan’s diligence. I am so glad she is on my side!read more
Krystal H.
Ms. Boback is an excellent legal resource. She collaborated with me on possible solutions for a mutual client concerning a complicated matter that implicated the laws of multiple states. She was knowledgeable, helpful, and practical. She certainly earned my highest... endorsement.read more
James L.
While looking to switch to a female attorney for a very contentious separation involving a child with an exe, I came across the law firm of Anderson & Boback. They were very prompt with the call-back response to my inquiry and connected me with Janice right away.... Janice took a substantial amount of time to speak with me, to better understand the complexities in my case, and she offered great insight.I found this firm to very compassionate and understanding in how to navigate the legal system in this matter and also in their understanding of the sort of individual I unfortunately have to deal with and the associated legal games separating parents may face.I would have absolutely sought Anderson & Boback’s council but there was a conflict and with my case already advanced, I chose another female attorney. Based on my initial experience, I would definitely recommend this firm!read more
Lucy M.
You get what you pay for... !After firing our first attorney because quite frankly he was in over his head with our case we hired Jessica Marshall from Anderson and Boback.Jessica was responsive, attentive, has a hyper attention to detail and of course, knows the... laws relating to the litigation of custody, child support, and parenting time inside and out. At no point did we feel Jessica was not ontop of our case and ready to see our case all the way through to a trial. She managed expectations. Under promised, over delivered!No trail, an agreement in place with the parenting time we wanted and a manageable child support order was the end result of a bitter child support and parenting time case.Hopefully we will not have to utilize Jessica’s services again but in the event that we need to, we have full confidence in her abilities. She did an outstanding job for us. Cannot say enough about how pleased we are as a result of Jessica’s services. Highly recommend!read more
Devere J.
I could not be more impressed or appreciative for this firm's work. Kimberly Anderson is professional, benefits from an exceptional reputation in the legal community, and understands how to make a difficult process easier. Her availability to answer questions and... strategize goes far beyond what I've experienced with other lawyers. I highly recommend her firm.read more
John D.
Kim Anderson is a fantastic attorney. I was very stressed and scared over possible outcome of my case. Kim successfully defended me and helped me move forward with my life. I can't honestly thank her enough.
Jason G.
I was in an existing parentage case that had been drawn out for about a year and a half with little being done, before I decided to switch firms to Anderson & Boback. Kim Anderson reached out to me immediately upon my inquiry and it was very clear to me that she was... interested in what I had to say, and genuine in her responses to my questions. In taking on my case, she showed strong support for the outcome I wanted, gave very reasonable advice to help me get there, and brought experience to the table to guide me in my own decision making. She kept things moving, and so within only a few months of bringing her on, we were able to wrap up the case with a great outcome. Couldn't be more pleased. Thank you so much Kim!read more
Suzanne P.
Absolutely wonderful, are just some of the adjectives I can use to describe the wonderful women at Anderson and Boback. Kimberly Anderson is a tough hard-nosed lawyer who knows what she's doing and the direction she wants to go when it comes to fighting for her client.... Since the day I contacted this firm because of the deteriorating circumstances involving my ex-wife, she listened to me and gave sound advice. When it came time to fight in the courtroom, she was more than ready and communicative throughout the entire process with the first emergency order, which we won. This happened on two more occasions before our day in court and she still fought hard winning each time. The communication was excellent as she explained the possible outcomes and worst case scenarios before each case. I couldn't have come into contact with a better lawyer. Kim is outstanding and she stays abreast of current changes occurring within our legal system. In instances when Kim personally couldn't be there, Jessica Marshall stepped in her place and did a wonderful job. Our last victory was culminated with Kim still giving her all to fight for me, when she was dealing with her own health issue; that honestly meant a lot to me because she was not only displaying her passion to fight for her client but her dedication to obtaining best possible solution for a father who was being denied his parental rights. All I can say is, if you're contemplating on hiring these wonderful women at Anderson and Boback, DO IT! You will not regret your decision because they will fight for you and they are just wonderful from the paralegals, to the lawyers, and partners they're TOP NOTCH! Not only in the state of Illinois but I'd put them against any lawyer nationally.read more
Bruce J.
I just want to say that Kimberly Anderson is an amazing lawyer!! She is smart and easy to talk too. She is willing to listen to you and what you want. She helped me in more ways than she knows. She always answers your calls or emails and if you don’t understand... something she is more than willing to explain it . She also won’t sugar coat things and has your best interest in mind. I will recommend her to anyone that needs a divorce lawyer. Also the people who work with her are friendly and always willing to help in any way they can.read more
Kate G.
My sister had used thier services and I can actually say THEY ARE F***KING GOOD .. I seen them in action they WON. I can actually say I want them on my side..
Maria H.
Jan Boback represented me in a domestic order of protection case. Her expertise and performance in court was nothing but stellar! She knew every aspect of the law related to this issue and very clearly communicated the conforming facts of the case to the judge. The... judge, even though they have full discretion, could not argue with Jan's facts, how they conformed and her very calm presentation. She read the judge's body language which has a big factor in court when you are dealing with a judge you've never been before in the past.Jan is nothing but outstanding at her job.I've referred her to others and will continue to do so.Deanread more
Dean K.
I was very grateful to do business with Janice Boback.I am a strong believer in God, Justice, and “Janice”.She expressed extreme knowledge in the law pertaining to my case. Her winner attitude and great communication skills always kept my mind at peace.The trust... connection and bond between Janice and I was priceless.I always felt protected under her guidance with complete awareness of the status and all possible outcomes to my case.She was always available to answer or explain any questions or concerns I had.She is truly the attorney to have if the situation arises.read more
Larisa H.
Kim Anderson has a knack for staying 1-step ahead of me and my thought process. This is extremely helpful in those moments when I am stressed on legalities and not quite thinking straight. Kim also capably breaks the legal speak into everyday terms that I can... understand. Kim is an excellent attorney who is prompt, diligent and professional. The team at Anderson & Boback was invaluable in guiding me through my divorce as well as resettlement issues that I initiated after the divorce. Thanks for all your help Kim!read more
Michael C.
Jessica Marshall was amazing! My divorce should have been an easy process, since we didn't have any children or assets; however the opposing party was adamant on making it complicated. Jessica not only kept me informed of everything that was happening but advised me on... the best course of action to get divorced within a reasonable time-frame and without it costing me everything I owned. I couldn't thank her enough once it was all over. I can now move on with my life and it's because of her.read more
Jenny R.
Jessica is Amazing! She is kind, thoughtful, detailed oriented. She is quick in responding. She is knowledgeable. She fought for me in court and not afraid to speak up for her client. She has this confidence in return I feel confidence. She gives me good advices and... helping me to make right decisions. I am so very grateful she is my attorney.read more
Daranee A.
Jessica Marshall sat with me and supported me from the moment of our first consult to the final court appearance. No question went unanswered, no call/email left unreturned, and no doubt that she was on my side and ready to work. Jessica handled my case with confidence... and empathy, which I greatly appreciate given court can, often times, feel overwhelming. Cost was worth every penny and I know that every dollar was earned. I am grateful that the outcome was in my daughter’s favor and that she is now safe. My daughter will be forever thankful for finally having her voice heard in court, as Jessica suggested, through a child rep. I also want to acknowledge Gianna Carabez, Jessica’s paralegal, for always being kind and available to take my calls.read more
Sara G.
I have worked with lawyers in the past, Jan I feel really took care of me! She always had time for me, was very good at getting back to me when she was busy. In court I could see she handled her self confidently and was respected by other lawyers and also the judge. I... have recommended her to friends and family and will continue to do so!read more
Jim B.
This practice will go above and beyond! During a difficult time they were understanding and helpful.Very responsive! I received a fair and favorable outcome. I recommend contacting them immediately to get the ball rolling.
Antiwon S.
After visiting with two other law firms, I selected Anderson & Boback. They are professional! The former office was bright and pleasant. The receptionists are professional. The attorney I was assigned listened to my story and then prepared a course of action. I am... glad I chose Anderson & Boback to handle my divorce case. I highly recommend them!read more
Richard P.
Kim came as a referral from a great friend of mine. This wasn't an easy process to go through, but Kim gave me great guidance and help along the way. Wouldn't have gotten the outcome I wanted without her and her team.
Meghan M.
In April of 2016, I had an urgent need for a family attorney to help me litigate some critical issues unresolved from my divorce decree ordered by the cook county family court in 2011. I interviewed 3 attorneys and ended up picking the last one I felt was the best out... of the three. What a mistake I made after two months of litigation and more than $10,000 legal fees. In July, I interviewed two more attorneys and I selected attorney Anderson to replace the previous attorney. What a switch I made! All the critical issues were litigated and resolved to my complete satisfaction. Attorney Andersen has a very simple way of serving her client: she will listen to my story and ask what legal outcome I am expecting to get, and she will recommend a course of action and get me the result in the most cost effective manner. In short, when you give your problems to attorney Anderson for solutions, you can go home and sleep well.read more
Dean C
Kim handled both of our adoptions for us and made the process so easy. When you’re overwhelmed with all of the legal details it’s so nice knowing you’ve got someone who will attend to them so you can focus on other things. Very professional and highly recommended!
Cd J.
Kim is very professional and cared about your case. Always there when you need her. Thanks for all your hard work.
Kim S.
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I really appreciated Laura’s help on my case. She was professional, empathetic, knowledgeable, and very quick to respond. She made an unfortunate situation much more tolerable with her ability to move my case along quickly and easily. Highly recommend.
Audrey Tabon
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I’ve been working with Anderson and Boback since 2019 due to the unfortunate complexities of my case. It’s been exhausting and expensive but having this group of powerful attorneys has been pivotal in the success of my case.
Timothy Host
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Attorney Jessica's exceptional assistance and success in securing a proper visitation agreement and reuniting me with my daughter surpassed my expectations. Her prompt correspondence and attention to detail were remarkable, ensuring efficient communication and leaving no aspect of my case overlooked.
Paul Cavill
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Laura was my assigned Attorney and she was very professional and did an excellent job. Great advice and did everything as quickly and easily as possible. I couldn't of gone through the unfortunate process I had to and got the outcome I did without her. Highly recommend.
Dan Strickland
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Words cannot express the gratitude I have for Jessica Marshall and her team. As a father who was no longer present in the USA, I was facing a monumental task to get access to my daughter in the face of extreme hostility. She made the impossible happen, and I’ll forever be in her debt.
Kelly Olsen
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We never go into a marriage thinking I have a great divorce attorney if this doesn’t work out. However, Laura Darby is the attorney you want in your back pocket if you do have to go through a divorce! Laura is extremely knowledgeable, caring, and will advocate for her clients. She will provide realistic, clear, and yet supportive guidance to her clients.
Karen Mae
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If you’re looking for a smart, reliable divorce attorney, look no further. I was able to collect many years of back support with the assistance of this office. Jessica Marshall really knows what she is doing and I felt that my outcome was fair. You really do get what you pay for.
Rob Backeberg
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My experience with Anderson & Boback was nothing short of professional, efficient and caring. My lawyer, Jessica Marshall, provided a strong sense of guidance, reassurance and a human touch during a very difficult and complicated legal process. Highly recommend Jessica and her team.
Raza K.
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Jessica is a dedicated, intelligent and a skillful attorney. Her arguments are skillfully articulated. She helped me in getting my divorce finalized in 2018. She then helped in getting the past due child support from my X-spouse and then recently in getting the maintenance alimony payments settled. I would highly recommend their services.
Joanna Kieplin
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Jessica C. Marshall , partner at Anderson & Bobak is one of the best attorneys I had a pleasure to work with! I wish I had found her sooner in my divorce process. I had a post decree military pension issue and it was resolved quickly, efficiently and effectively. I didn’t even have to go to court or interact with my ex- spouse. The billing was also very straightforward and honest. Highly recommended attorney!
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    Anderson Boback & Marshall

    Anderson Boback & Marshall is a highly-respected, experienced Chicago family law firm, skilled in negotiation and litigation for divorce and other family law issues. With multiple offices in NorthBrook and Chicago Downtown, we make it easy for you to book an appointment in a location near you. Our family and divorce lawyers serve families in Cook County, Lake County, Will County, and DuPage County. Call Now 312-715-0870