Title 33, Chapter 35, Section 2
As used in this chapter, the term:
(1) "Advertising" means any communication, other than a
solicitation, as defined in paragraph (5) of this Code section, to
the public or any segment of the public by means of radio,
television, newspaper, magazine, periodical, brochure, pamphlet,
circular, or any other means, the apparent purpose or reasonable
effect of which would be to convey information purporting to
relate to or describe legal rights, legal services, attorneys, or
prepaid legal services plans.
(2) "Insurer" means an insurer authorized to transact casualty,
life, or accident and sickness insurance in this state or any
corporation organized pursuant to Chapter 18 or 19 of this title.
(3) "Legal services" means any services normally provided by an
attorney as well as the payment of court costs and related
expenses incurred in the exercise of any right, but not including
the payment of fines, penalties, judgments, or assessments.
(4) "Prepaid legal services plan" or "plan" means any arrangement
whereby responsibility is undertaken to provide, arrange for, pay
for, or reimburse any part of the cost of any legal services for a
consideration consisting in part of prepaid or periodic charges or
(5) "Solicitation" means any written or oral communication in
person or by means of telephone, radio, television, newspaper,
magazine, periodical, brochure, circular, or otherwise of any
offer of coverage in a prepaid legal services plan, any invitation
or request to enroll in a prepaid legal services plan, any attempt
to obtain consideration for the coverage of a prepaid legal
services plan, or any other device, the apparent purpose or
reasonable effect of which would be to induce the recipient of
such communication to enroll in or pay any consideration for the
coverage provided by a prepaid legal services plan.
(6) "Sponsor" means any person, group, or fraternal or benevolent
organization, including but not limited to insurers; corporations;
partnerships; trusts; labor, craft, or other unions; or other
entities which establish or operate prepaid legal services plans.
(7) "Subscriber" means any person who has been enrolled in a
prepaid legal services plan and is entitled to receive the
benefits provided in the plan.
(8) "Subscription contract" means any contract signed by an
authorized representative of a prepaid legal services plan and an
individual or an authorized representative of his group or
employer or labor union or other entity with which he is
affiliated under which the individual becomes a subscriber to the