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Answered 2011-09-12 16:04:48

It's legal, but it's strongly, strongly recommended that you not put a car title in someone else's name. Once you do, they own the car. They can choose to keep it, drive it, move it and keep you from operating it. You may think that will never happen, but believe me as someone who works in a police department, we see the complications of this every single day.

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Answered 2015-08-14 21:32:38

It is important for you to keep in mind that generally, if you do manage to obtain insurance and the car is damaged, the payout will go to the legal owner, not you. You have no insurable interest in the car.

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