Jeffrey Johnson is a legal writer with a focus on personal injury. He has worked on personal injury and sovereign immunity litigation in addition to experience in family, estate, and criminal law. He earned a J.D. from the University of Baltimore and has worked in legal offices and non-profits in Maryland, Texas, and North Carolina. He has also earned an MFA in screenwriting from Chapman Univer...

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Yes, but if the grandchild is a minor child, it might be preferable to have the insurance proceeds paid to a person who you trust will use the money for the child’s benefit.

If the amount of money is substantial enough, you should consider having a lawyer set-up a trust which could be administered by a financial institution’s Trust Department.