06/05/2013 03:44 pm ET

Supreme Court Favors Ex-Wife Over Widow In Battle For Life Insurance Proceeds


When Warren Hillman died in 2008 at the age of 66, his assets included a life insurance policy worth $124,558.03. For the past five years his ex-wife and his widow have been fighting over that money. Today the U.S. Supreme Court found that Judy Maretta, who Hillman divorced 10 years before he died, was entitled to every penny of it.

Read more on www.forbes.com