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The following are some of the situations that may require legal advice and assistance:
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.
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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.
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We provide unlimited debt and budgeting advice as well as free access to your annual credit report. We will facilitate debt negotiations, credit report disputes, ID theft and Debt Review.
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Main members who have been retrenched from their jobs are entitled to a 6-consecutive month premium holiday on their policy, provided their premiums have been fully paid for the previous 12 months
Main members who have been unfairly dismissed from their jobs are entitled to a 6-consecutive month premium holiday on their policy, provided their premiums for this plan have been fully paid for the previous 12 months
Legal representation at disciplinary hearings may be covered within a metropolitan area if your employer consents to you being represented. This benefit is capped at R2 000 per day up to a maximum of R6 000 (3 days).
Mothers taking maternity leave will enjoy a 4-consecutive month premium holiday on their policy as main members, provided their premiums for this plan have been fully paid for the previous 12 months.
We will assist you with your Unemployment Insurance Fund submission to the Department of Labour, and with your UIF claims during your maternity leave.
Covered after we receive 6 consecutive premium payments for this plan and if the divorce is unopposed and both parties are in agreement with regards to the terms of the divorce.
The main member of the legal plan will get cover of up to R10 000 for the legal fees that may arise should you divorce provided the member has paid their premiums for this plan for 12 consecutive months.
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.
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.
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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.
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For Prestige Plus Plan members who also hold a Prestige funeral policy with Legal & Tax, disbursement fees towards lodging a deceased estate of the Policy Holder or their spouse, may be covered up to a capped amount of R2 000 for an estate or R4 000 for an estate with the Master of the High Court, if we have received (12) consecutive / equivalent premiums prior to submission of the claim. Applications must be made within (10) ten days of the death.
For a small monthly amount, you can add family members to your plan. That way, with the help of Legal&Tax, you never have to worry about your family’s rights.
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.
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