U.S. Legal Family Defender Program

Available to Employees of Florida School for the Deaf & the Blind

Say 'No' to Expensive Attorney Fees With the Family Defender®

Covered services include, but are not limited to:

Employees and their families – coverage stops when dependent child reaches age 26 – are covered for all their personal legal needs.

Family Defender®

$8.65 biweekly

No Deductibles
No Co-Pays
No Claim Forms

*Contested matters subject to 12-hour limitation, discount thereafter.

**First $1,000 exempt from fee. Subject to State and Federal Statutes

+Subject to 120-day waiting period

Attorney’s fees are paid in full for all covered legal matters when you utilize a Network Attorney. Receive a 33.3% discount off attorney’s fees for pre-existing and other non-excluded legal matters. Coverage does not include fines, court costs, or other incidentals relating to the legal matter. Out-of-network benefits available.

Civil Litigation
  • Plaintiff or Defendant
  • Administrative Hearings
  • Trial Coverage up to $15,000
  • Small Claims
  • Name Change
  • Civil Injunctions
  • Landlord/Tenant Matters as Tenant
Family Law *+
  • Uncontested Divorce
  • Contested Divorce
  • Annulments
  • Spousal Support
  • Paternity Action
  • Child Support/Custody
  • Post-Decree Enforcement Action
  • Post-Decree Modification Action
  • Equitable Distribution of Marital Assets
Other Family Law
  • Pre/Postnuptial Agreements
  • Domestic Adoption
  • Domestic Violence
  • Elder Law Matters
Immigration
  • Visa Extension
  • Naturalization
  • Deportation (Removal)
Traffic Violations
  • Moving Traffic Violations
  • First Offense DUI
  • License Revocation & Suspension
Criminal Law
  • Misdemeanor Defense
  • Juvenile Defense
  • Habeas Corpus
  • Trial Coverage up to $15,000
Consumer-Seller Protection
  • Consumer Protection Matters
  • Personal Property Protection
  • Trial Coverage up to $15,000
Contingency Matters**
  • Personal Injury
  • Auto Accidents
  • Slip and Fall
  • Medical Malpractice
Document Preparation & Review
  • Demand Letters
  • Quit Claim Deeds
  • Personal Affidavit
  • Promissory Note
  • Bill of Sale
  • Personal Contract
  • Lease Agreement
Real Estate Transactions
  • Review and/or Preparation of Purchase
  • Agreement, Mortgage, and Deed
  • Purchase of Primary Residence
  • Sale of Primary Residence
  • Refinancing of Primary Residence
  • Attorney Attendance at Closing
  • Real Estate Disputes
  • Neighbor Disputes
Estate Planning
  • Living Will
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Wills & Testamentary Trusts for
  • Minors
  • Codicils
  • Estate Administration/Probate
  • Uncontested Guardianship or
  • Conservatorship
Financial Matters
  • Debt Collection
  • Garnishment Defense
  • IRS Audit Protection
  • Foreclosure+
  • Limiting Creditor Harassment
  • Ch. 7 & 13 Bankruptcy+
Other Legal Matters
  • Insurance Law
  • Standard Business Incorporation
Added Value Services
  • Online Legal Library
  • DIY Legal Documents
  • 24/7 Emergency Line
  • Financial Coaching
  • Tax Coaching
  • Discounted Tax Return Preparation
  • Mobile App
  • Identity Theft Restoration Program