Why would you need “Private Legal Expense Insurance?”
Legal disputes can be irksome and not to mention tedious!
Legal Expense Insurance also known as LEI provides cover for certain legal expenses of included future legal actions/ disputes such as court fees, legal costs, accountant fees allowing private individuals and families to access legal services to protect their legal rights.
Most Australians have experienced a legal problem at some point or another. Taking legal action to resolve these kinds of issues can cost and arm and a leg and often be difficult and complicated.
What you can be covered for:
- Quarrels/ Feuds over the purchase of goods or services or private sale of goods
- A dispute with a neighbor to erect or remove a dividing fence/ or an injury to you caused by a third party such as a dog attack
- A tax audit or investigation of your personal affairs by the ATO
- Employment disputes such as wrongful dismissal or as a result of being made redundant
You can get Personal Legal Protection Insurance from $390 per annum to have access to legal guidance and legal representation. Your policy will also include cover for a legal helpline for immediate legal advice and support.
The total premium payable will depend on a number of factors including the amount/ level of cover you choose and your individual circumstances.
Contact us or one of your Avoca appointed brokers to obtain a quote or find out how much this will cost you.