2018 Wyoming Statutes
TITLE 26 - INSURANCE CODE
CHAPTER 15 - THE INSURANCE CONTRACT
ARTICLE 1 - IN GENERAL
SECTION 26-15-131 - Exemption of proceeds; group insurance.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 26-15-131 (2018)

26-15-131. Exemption of proceeds; group insurance.

(a) A policy of group life insurance or group disability insurance or the proceeds thereof, including death benefits, cash surrender and loan values, premiums waived and dividends, whether used in reduction of premiums or otherwise, excepting only where the debtor, subsequent to issuance of the policy, has actually elected to receive the dividends in cash, payable to the individual insured or to the named beneficiary are not liable to be applied by any legal or equitable process to pay any debt or liability of the insured individual or his beneficiary or of any other person having a right under the policy. The proceeds, when not made payable to a named beneficiary, or to a third person pursuant to a facility-of-payment clause, do not constitute a part of the insured individual's estate for the payment of his debts.

(b) This section does not apply to group insurance issued pursuant to this code to a creditor covering his debtors, to the extent that the proceeds are applied to payment of the obligation for the purpose of which the insurance is issued.

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