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If you are unsure of how to complete the relevant areas required for your chosen legal plan(s), please register/download the membership application form.  Once you have selected the type of coverage plan that best suits your needs, simply call 2348131226159/email admin@legaldefender.com.ng and a service representative will assist you.

Below are the available plans

Individuals Coverage Plan
Family Coverage Plan
Business Coverage Plan

 

LEGAL SERVICES
Legal Consultation Services

Telephone or personal consultations and advice, concerning any legal matter, be it personal and/or business. Benefits under this section are limited to up to half an hour per matter of legal consultation and advice concerning the matter. Additional consultation or advice on the same subject matter at a preferred member discount rate.

Legal Correspondence Services
One (1) letter per year at a priority member rate. All other correspondence including additional letters and phone calls to third parties at a preferred member discount rate.
Contract/Document Review and Preparation
Review one (1) personal legal contract or document per year at a priority member rate.
Additional contracts or documents to be reviewed at preferred member discount rate. All preparation of contracts or documents at a preferred member discount rate.
Wills
One (1) simple will including an enduring power of attorney. Processing of letters of administration, Estate planning and support services available at a preferred member discount rate.

Including:
Estate planning and support services
Discretionary Family Trust Deeds
Testamentary trusts
Appointment of impartial professional executors to estates
Business Succession Planning and Deeds
Personal Trust and Trustee Services
Special Disability Trust
Aftercare Support Services
Executor Assist
Assistance to Attorrneys and Guardians (Income collection, bill paying, etc)
Letters of Administration

ESTATE CONSULTATION
Settlement fees charged on the sale or purchase of land or property being for your primary place of residence will be at the rate of 50% of  the Settlement Agent’s scale of fees for this service. Settlement fees on the sale or purchase of investment property or land will be at a 25% discount off the Settlement Agents Scale of Fees for this service. A waiting period may apply and this plan should be read in conjunction with the contract Terms and Conditions.
BANKING & FINANCE

The member may have interpreted, reviewed and prepared by the Legal Service Provider any personal mortgages, bills of sale, charges or other personal security documents in which the covered member is a contracting party, all at a preferred member discount rate. The member, may receive telephone or personal consultation and advice concerning any legal matter relating to loan recovery, mortgagee sales, foreclosures and enforcement of securities, including bills of sale, charges and other debt securities of which the member is contracted as the borrower or provider , lender or recipient of security,  at a preferred member discount rate.

MOTOR VEHICLE/PLEASURE CRAFT LEGAL SERVICES
Defence for civil or criminal charges/drivers licence assistance (extraordinary and special) Up to  six (6) hours total aggregate of consultation, preparation and actual court representation per year at a priority member rate. Additional hours at a preferred member discount rate.
FAMILY/DE FACTO LAW
The primary member may receive at the sole discretion of the Legal Service Provider, telephone or personal consultation, during normal business hours, concerning any Family Law or de-facto relationship matter. Cover includes review, consultation, letters to third parties and representation on any Family Law or de-facto relationship law matters, all at a preferred member discount rate.
EMPLOYMENT & WORKPLACE RELATIONS

The member may have reviewed by the Legal Service Provider any Workplace Agreements or Contracts of Employment in which the member is a contracting party. In addition provision is made for assistance with any claim for unfair dismissal, unpaid contractual entitlements, harassment or discrimination and workers compensation issues including advice, preparation and representation at a preferred member discount rate.

MEDICAL/DENTAL/HEALTH PROFESSIONAL NEGLIGENCE

The covered member may have reviewed and investigated by the Legal Service Provider any cause of action against a medical/dental/health professional or a hospital for a negligent medical/dental/health procedure where the covered member is an aggrieved party, all at a preferred member discount rate.

COURT PROCEEDINGS
Membership provisions for the defence or pursuit of a civil or criminal matter at a priority member rate.
Membership Year 1. eight (8) total hours – four (4) hours of which is for legal services prior to trial.
Membership Year 2. ten (10) total hours – five (5) hours of which is for legal services prior to trial.
Membership Year 3. twelve (12) total hours – six (6) hours of which is for legal services prior to trial.
Membership Year 4. fourteen (14) total hours – seven (7) hours of which is for legal services prior to trial.
Membership Year 5. sixteen (16) total hours – eight (8) hours of which is for legal services prior to trial.
From the sixth membership year onwards your membership will include a total of eighteen (18) hours of solicitors time, nine (9) hours of which is for legal services prior to trial. Additional hours at a preferred member discount rate.
INCOME TAXATION LEGAL SERVICES
When notified in writing by the ATO of an audit of income tax return or when ordered to appear at the offices of the ATO. Membership includes consultation, advice, negotiation and representation as required at a preferred member discount rate.
POLICE BAIL

If you or a spouse or partner is detained or arrested by a member of the police service in your state or territory, you have twenty four (24) hour legal emergency telephone access to a LegalDefender duty officer or lawyers for assistance or legal advice and representation, if necessary.

OTHER LEGAL SERVICES
Other legal services not specifically provided for by this plan are provided at a discount rate of 15% off the LegalDefender Service Provider’s standard hourly rate for representation or service. This includes matters either pre-existing by their nature or currently on foot and being dealt with or requiring legal action as a result of a prior occurrence or arrangement.
PLEASE NOTE:
The information contained on this website is for illustrative purposes only and is not a contract. It is intended to provide a general overview of the coverage. Only the plan contract can provide full terms, coverage, amounts, conditions and exclusions, with all benefits provided, governed in accordance with the terms and conditions of the selected legal service plan contract taken out. A Priority Member rate means 35% off the Legal Service Provider’s standard hourly rate for the given legal service.A Preferred Member Discount rate means 20% off the Legal Service Provider’s standard hourly rate for the given legal service.