Residences for things like bills, car insurance

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Residences for things like bills, car insurance

Postby seanconnery » Mon May 03, 2010 11:59 pm

I'm not sure if this is going to be an issue, but how would it work if I get, say, a wireless telephone bill at my "home" address and yet want to buy car insurance at my "school" address. What are the implications of this?

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Re: Residences for things like bills, car insurance

Postby im_blue » Tue May 04, 2010 12:12 am

If you're planning to file for in-state residency, you should file as many bills as possible in that state. I believe that for car insurance, you have to put down the zip code where the car will be parked the majority of the year.

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Re: Residences for things like bills, car insurance

Postby Renzo » Tue May 04, 2010 1:10 am

You can maintain a temporary school residence, and permanent residence in another state without any problem. But be careful about insurance (car, etc.)--sometimes they make you declare where you will be living the majority of the time, and insurance fraud is no joke.

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Re: Residences for things like bills, car insurance

Postby seanconnery » Fri May 07, 2010 1:27 am

Thanks for the replies.

Regarding the car--if I have the car at school, would that qualify as having the car there the "majority of the time"? Doing the math in my head, it should, or at least be 50/50.

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Re: Residences for things like bills, car insurance

Postby im_blue » Fri May 07, 2010 3:53 am

seanconnery wrote:Thanks for the replies.

Regarding the car--if I have the car at school, would that qualify as having the car there the "majority of the time"? Doing the math in my head, it should, or at least be 50/50.

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Two semesters at any law school would easily make the majority of the year.

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Re: Residences for things like bills, car insurance

Postby Renzo » Fri May 07, 2010 7:32 am

im_blue wrote:
seanconnery wrote:Thanks for the replies.

Regarding the car--if I have the car at school, would that qualify as having the car there the "majority of the time"? Doing the math in my head, it should, or at least be 50/50.

S

Two semesters at any law school would easily make the majority of the year.

Probably. But the best way to figure it out is to tell the insurance agent. Your situation is not unique, and they'll have rate tables for college students.




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