Can my insurance company allow my father, who is not on my insurance policy, to cancel my policy?

Asked on April 1, 2015 under Insurance Law, Ohio

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

Not unless he is the one who took out the policy for (and presumably is paying for it): if he is the person who purchased the policy from them, then yes, he can cancel it (and you, of course, can go get your own policy). If he is not a party to the contract, he cannot cancel it.


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