Legal insurance (called Rechtbijstandverzekering in dutch) is an insurance that offers help and advice concerning legal problems. For example when you are fired because of company restructuring.
Legal expenses insurance has different modules. In this section we will look at the different options.
If you or your family participate in traffic while walking, cycling, driving or sailing and you have an accident you will have legal assistance and advice
If you or your familiy have a conflict relating to employment, pension or benefits you are insured against conflicts like getting fired, forced to do other work or less hours.
If you or your familiy have a conflict relating to housing like building permit or a development plan or with renting, buying and selling your house.
If you or your family have a legal dispute about for example your second home within the EU, tax assessments, investment and income tax. You will have legal assistance and advice here.
The benefits of having Legal insurance are free legal advice, disputes can become very costly in the Netherlands because there are no fixed prices. You will have to pay every hour the lawyer spends on your case. Further you can call your insurer for advice when you are not sure what to do with a dispute with for example your boss, in traffic or with your house. We have listed the top 3 Legal insurance providers below. If you have any questions, please contact us.
You can choose in which legal cases you want to be insured. Most people insure themselves against conflicts that you as a consumer may encounter. In addition, you can also insure yourself for conflicts around your income, your rental or owner-occupied home or conflicts that arise in traffic.
Centraal Beheer is one of the biggest insurance companies in the Netherlands with insurances for legal, home, car, your bike and much more.
ABN AMRO Bank N.V. is the third-largest bank in the Netherlands. They also have highly rated insurances and mortgages. If you already have an bank account with them, this is the easiest option to get Legal Insurance. Check the website for more information.
AEGON is a multinational offering legal insurance for a fair price. Check the website to get a quote.