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Create a new opportunity on button click and insert data from a custom object

Hi all,

I have lead object and its child object.I want to create new opportunity from each record in the related list of child object. How can i do that ?
While creation of opportunity, i want to check if Account for that lead exists or not,else create it first and then create opportunity and insert data from the child object.How can i do so? I have started writing below trigger for the same.

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trigger CreateOpportunity on Existing_Policies__c (before update) {

 public List<Opportunity> oppList= new List<Opportunity>();
    for(Existing_Policies__c e:{
            Opportunity o = new Opportunity(); 
            o.Name = e.Lead__c;
            o.AccountId = e.Lead__r.Company;
            o.CloseDate = Date.Today();
            o.Loss_Reason__c = 'Closed Lost';
            o.StageName= 'Closed Won';
            o.Insured_via_Gauntlet__c = e.Insured_via_Gauntlet__c;
            o.Cover_not_applicable__c = e.Cover_not_applicable__c;
            o.Chose_not_to_take_cover__c = e.Chose_not_to_take_cover__c;
            o.Policy_Type3__c = e.Policy_type__c; 
            o.Insured_Elsewhere__c = e.Insured_Elsewhere__c;
            o.Notes_Comments__c = e.Notes_Comments__c;
            o.Current_Broker__c = e.Current_Broker__c;
            o.Current_Insurer__c = e.Current_Insurer__c;
            o.Quotation_Requested__c = e.Quotation_Requested__c;
            o.Renewal_Date__c = e.Renewal_Date__c;
      insert oppList;