Question

Is it fraud for someone to be legally married but get car insurance in their maiden name?

There is no divorce proceedings pending or paperwork filed.

Dec 18, 2016 Shinglehouse, PA

Answer
Neil Richardson

Dec 18, 2016

There is no fraud issue with using a maiden name on your policy if you prefer unless the purpose for using the maiden name was to hide the fact that you are married. Your insurance company will require that your spouse be listed on your policy and excluded if you don't want him covered to drive.

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