Personal legal expenses insurance could help you and your family with a number of legal issues, depending on what cover you have.
This site can help you learn about legal expenses insurance, how to get it, and how to use it if you have it.
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Legal expenses insurance can help you with a number of legal issues affecting your business.
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We've now made it even easier for customers to make a claim. Here you can find out how.
If you want to make a property legal expenses insurance claim, follow the step-by-step guide below.
We will need to know your policy number to enable us to verify your policy with your insurer. Attaching a copy of your policy schedule will help speed up this process & allow us to help you as quickly as possible.
How to check if you’re covered
There are some documents we require from you before we begin your claim.
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Where you need to evict your tenant, your policy may require you to serve notice on them before we can help. If you would like advice about how to do this, please call our legal advice team on the number listed in your policy documentation; please review the tenant problems checklist before you call.
Once your claim has been submitted we will assess it against your specific policy details to make sure you’re covered. If not we’ll let you know as soon as possible, but if you are then we’ll send details of your claim to a lawyer to start working on your case.
Your lawyer will undertake an initial assessment of the likelihood of your legal case being successful. This review, referred to as a ‘reasonable prospects assessment’ must conclude that your case has a greater chance of being successful than not for it to proceed.
What are reasonable prospects of success?
Assuming your case continues to enjoy reasonable prospects of success and all other requirements of your policy are met, a lawyer will work with you from start to finish. They’ll keep you updated you throughout and ask for any relevant supporting information that may be required for your case.
Who will represent me?
If your tenant doesn't leave voluntarily, there may be a need to go to court, but don’t worry; your lawyer will manage your case through this process and help you prepare should you need to attend.
Will I have to go to court?
Click below to start your claim, or call us using the number found in your insurance documents. Please note that completing this form will take around 20 minutes, and you can't stop and start again later. Have your legal expenses insurance schedule to hand, along with any other relevant documents.
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