Face-to-face consultations in our Johannesburg branch or by phone nationally
Communication and negotiations with other parties on your behalf
Advice on any legal matter
The following are some of the situations that may require legal advice and assistance:
- Unfair dismissal
- Motor accidents or “third party” claims
- Personal injury or wrongful death
- Damage to property
- Contractual disputes
- Residential building disputes
- Defective goods
- Lease or body corporate complaints
- Insurance or medical aid claims that are unfairly rejected
- Wrongful prosecution
What's Included in the Legal Prestige + plan
If a member is arrested after hours within a metropolitan area, we’ll get a lawyer to you. We can also reimburse you for legal fees on condition you have a justified and valid defence and provided all the conditions of the policy have been met.
Legal Prestige + members will, in addition, receive a cash benefit of up to R5 000 to be utilised to pay their bail.
If you are in an emergency or traumatic event such as an accident or an incident that results in a death, you will have access to our after-hours emergency legal advisor. This service is for emergency situations only, and normal day-to-day requirements for legal advice (for example labour or civil matters) will be serviced during office hours only.
Get advice on all tax matters. What ever your question or concern, we can assist you.
Our expert tax advisors offer face-to-face consultations with you in our Johannesburg branch, or we can assist you telephonically or via Skype.
Let our expert tax consultants handle your current years' tax return from completion to submission, and dealing with SARS on any queries.
No stress, no confusion, no problem - leave your tax concerns to us.
Debt affects many of us, but that doesn't mean it can't be conquered. With Legal&Tax, a professional debt counsellor will help you restructure your debts, ensuring your repayments are manageable and affordable, so you can enjoy a debt-free life.
Our team of maintenance lawyers will assist main members with compiling and lodging your maintenance application as well as representing you in court within a metropolitan area and provided the member has paid their premiums for this plan for 12 consecutive months.
Cover on unopposed maintenance applications is capped at R850, and cover on opposed maintenance applications is capped at R3 350.
Exclusive features already added to this plan
We believe in being your lifelong companion. In emergencies or times of stress, we’re the ones to call.
With Trauma Assist you get emergency medical response and transportation, as well as telephonic nursing assistance and trauma counsellors available to support you.
We’re always going above and beyond to help our members through life’s stages and changes. That’s why we’ve introduced TeleTeacher, an added Legal&Tax benefit for our Legal Prestige and Prestige+ members which provides educational help to grade 4 – 12 learners countrywide, in all major subjects and in English/Afrikaans only.
Add these exclusive benefits on to your Legal Prestige + plan
Where a Legal Prestige + member holds both a legal and a funeral plan with Legal & Tax we will assist to lodge the deceased estate with the court or Master.
- For estates valued at less than R250 000 we will assist with the preparation of the documentation required for you to lodge in the Magistrates Court. This service is capped at a value of R2 000.
- For estates with a value of more than R250 000 we will assist with the preparation of the documentation required, as well as attend to the matter with the master of the High Court. This service is capped at a value of R4 000.
What’s not covered?
The most common exclusions are prior events (i.e. pre-existing matters), business matters, family matters and deliberate criminal acts. Read the full policy document detailing the terms, conditions and exclusions.
Please remember that even if your matter is not covered, we are always here to help with free legal advice.