Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

  • I HAVE A CONCEALED CARRY PERMIT. CAN I SIGN UP FOR THE PLAN?

    Yes. Eligibility to sign up for the Plan is contingent upon having a valid concealed weapon permit, or successfully completing a 2A Protection, Inc., Gun Safety Class, receiving a "Certificate of Completion," and submitting said certificate along with a completed application for Concealed Weapon or Firearm License to the Florida Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services.

  • AM I COVERED IF I USE MY RIFLE OR SHOTGUN INSTEAD OF MY HANDGUN?

    Yes. The Plan covers the use of all legal firearms lawfully in your possession.

  • IF I CALL THE EMERGENCY HOTLINE, WILL I ACTUALLY SPEAK TO AN ATTORNEY?

    Yes. In the case of an emergency you will speak with an attorney.

  • IF THERE IS A MISTRIAL OR THE CASE HAS TO BE RETRIED, IS THAT COVERED?

    Yes. The Plan coverage includes any retrials that may be necessary.

  • ARE APPEALS COVERED BY THE PLAN?

    No. Should you be convicted, or found liable, appeals are handled by separate attorneys of your choosing.

  • IS THERE A CONTRACT AND CAN I CANCEL AT ANY TIME?

    Plan Participants have the right to cancel their contract and legal services at any time. Unearned membership fees will be refunded to you.

  • IS THERE A LIMIT ON THE NUMBER OF HOURS FOR DEFENSE UNDER THE PLAN?

    No. The Plan attorneys do not place a limit on the number of hours devoted to your case. Plan Participants engaged in self-defense are covered from the police investigation to the disposition of the case.

  • THE PLAN SEEMS INEXPENSIVE. IS THAT BECAUSE THE LEVEL OF SERVICE IS NOT GREAT?

    Absolutely not. Your attorney’s responsibility and ethical duty is to represent you zealously, fully, and to the best of their ability.

  • WHO IS COVERED BY MY MEMBERSHIP IN THE PLAN?

    The plan participant. Additional household members must have their own membership to be a plan participant.

  • MUST I SHOOT SOMEONE TO BE COVERED?

    No. Plan Participants are covered under the Plan any time the member displays a firearm for the purpose of using the firearm to stop a threat, whether the Plan Participant pulls the trigger and discharges the firearm, or not. Additionally, covered use of a firearm does not require you to actually discharge your weapon. Using the gun as a tool to threaten, hit, or shoot an attacker are all acceptable – and covered – uses.

  • WILL I HAVE TO PAY ATTORNEY FEES?

    No. Your only out-of-pocket cost is your monthly or annual membership fee.

  • WILL THE MANAGING ATTORNEY OR A PLAN ATTORNEY DISCUSS MY CASE WITH THE SPONSOR OR ANY OF ITS REPRESENTATIVES?

    No. All attorneys are bound by the confidentiality and attorney-client privilege rules of the Florida Bar. The Sponsor will not be entitled to any information regarding legal services and representation of a Plan Participant without the written permission of the Plan Participant.

  • HOW DO I REMAIN A MEMBER IN “GOOD STANDING?”

    In order to remain in good standing you must pay monthly or annual dues and you must maintain your valid concealed weapons permit with the State of Florida.

  • WHAT DETERMINES IF MY INCIDENT WAS A SELF-DEFENSE INCIDENT?

    Florida Statute 776 will determine if the incident is covered by the Plan.

  • AM I COVERED UNDER THE PLAN IF I USE A WEAPON OTHER THAN A FIREARM?

    No, Plan Participants are only covered for use of Firearms.

  • DOES THE PLAN COVER ME WHILE I AM AT WORK IN MY LAW ENFORCEMENT JOB?

    No. Additionally, the Plan does not cover a Plan Participant that is working as a private investigator, correction officer, security officer, bond agent, or military service member. The Plan will only cover a Plan Participant when the Plan Participant is off duty and on personal time.

  • ARE ANY FINES COVERED BY THE PLAN?

    No. Fines are not paid by the Plan.

  • ARE ANY MONEY JUDGMENTS COVERED BY THE PLAN?

    No. Judgments are not paid by the Plan.

  • IS MY BAIL BOND COVERED BY THE PLAN?

    No. Bail bonds are not covered by the Plan.

  • I WAS JUST INVOLVED IN A SHOOTING. WHAT DO I DO NEXT?

    • Call 911 Immediately, give the operator your address and let them know that officer is needed at
    • Contact one of our program attorneys via the emergency hotline
    • When the police arrive on scene let them know that you or someone else was the victim of a crime and you are at this time invoking your right to remain silent
    • Be courteous to the police but do NOT answer questions
    • Let law enforcement know that you have an attorney

At present time, 2A Legal only covers the state of Florida.