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Keep Your Overdraft Privilege

What You Need to Know about Overdraft Practices and Fees

An overdraft occurs when you do not have enough money in your account to cover a transaction, but we pay it anyway. We can cover your overdrafts in two different ways:

  • We have standard overdraft practices that may come with your account.
  • We also offer overdraft protection plans, such as a link to another checking account, which may be less expensive than our standard overdraft privilege. To learn more, ask us about your options.

This notice explains our standard overdraft practices.


What are the standard overdraft practices that may come with my account?

We do authorize and pay overdrafts for customers in good standing that do not have excessive account abuse for the following types of transactions:


  • Checks and other transactions made using your checking account number
  • Automatic bill payments

We do not authorize and pay overdrafts for the following types of transactions unless you ask us to (see below):

  • ATM transactions
  • Everyday debit card transactions

We pay overdrafts at our discretion, which means we do not guarantee that we will always authorize and pay any type of transaction. If we do not authorize and pay an overdraft, your transaction will be declined.


What fees will I be charged if Legend Bank pays my overdraft?

Under our standard overdraft practices:

  • We will charge you a fee of $30.00* each time we pay an overdraft. (Fee amount is subject to change).
  • There is no limit on the total fees we can charge you for overdrawing your account.

What if I want Legend Bank to authorize and pay overdrafts on my ATM and everyday debit card transactions?

If you also want us to authorize and pay overdrafts on ATM and everyday debit card transactions, call 800-873-5604 (Mon - Fri 8-5 or Sat 8-12 CST) or click the Opt In/Opt Out button to complete the electronic form.


If we don't receive your authorization by August 15th, 2010 and there is not enough money available in your checking or designated overdraft protection account to cover an ATM or everyday debit card transaction, your transaction will be declined.


*Please note: the amount of this fee may change at any time. If it does change, you will receive a notice of that change at least 30 days prior to the change. You may call any of our locations to verify the current fee.



Opt in/Out Online Form





Opt-In: I want Legend Bank to authorize and pay overdrafts on my ATM and everyday debit card transactions for all of my accounts specified below:
For all of my accounts
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Decline: I do not want Legend Bank to authorize and pay overdrafts on my ATM and everyday debit card transactions after August 15, 2010.
I/We confirm that the Internet access device(s) I/we will use to receive the related legal disclosures, agreements and online account signature forms; and I/we consent to receiving the related legal disclosures, agreements, online account signature form and the instructions electronically. I/we confirm that I/we have read and understand the information regarding the right to opt in or decline this financial institution's paying ATM or one-time debit card transactions.

I/we understand that I have an ongoing right to change this consent at any time.

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Alternative Ways to Make Your Choice

  • Phone

    If your prefer to Opt In/Opt Out by phone please contact our Customer Care agents at 800-873-5604 Mon – Fri 8-5 or Sat 8–12 CST.

  • By Mail

    If you prefer to Opt In or Revoke Earlier Request by mail, please print this form and send it to your branch. You can find your specific branch address on our locations page.

  • In Person

    Sometimes it's easier to talk about things in person. Please visit any of our locations and ask a personal banker to help you decide which plan is best for you.