Can a minor child have their own insurance policy?
A parent or other adult can purchase insurance for a minor. A minor might not be able to make the payments on a policy.
No. Most insurance companies do not allow a minor to have their own policy because an insurance policy and application are a legal contract and a minor cannot generally be party to a legal contract. I do know of a couple of insurance companies that overlook this and allow even a 16 year old to buy a policy.
Can a minor in the state of Florida have their own auto insurance policies or do they have to be placed on their parents' insurance?
If a 17-year-old has his own insurance in North Carolina will his parents' insurance premiums go up?
That depends on weather or not your 17 year old has their insurance on the parents policy. It will go up if the child is on the parents policy, but if the child has their own policy, it won't. But it will be cheaper if the child is added on to the parents policy. My husband is a North Carolina State Trooper so I know alot about insurance. Also, call around and go online for…
Either parent could provide insurance for a child under their auto insurance policy. Alternatively, the child could obtain their own auto insurance policy if either parent is willing to countersign sign the insurance application with the child. As far as liability causation the parent who facilitated the acquisition of the automobile wold have the greater responsibility for resulting damage and liabilities.