Legal problems arise when you get married, have a baby, buy a house, lose a loved one, or need legal documents. For example, while lawyers typically charge $100 to $500 to prepare a will, the value of a prepaid legal plan is easy to see. As part of the network, you`ll work with employees from companies ranging from the Fortune 500 to small businesses on a range of common legal issues. 62% of working adults have been involved in a legal problem in the past three years.3 MetLife Legal Plans provides fully covered services for the most frequently needed personal legal issues, as well as advice and guidance on an unlimited number of personal legal issues. MetLife Legal Plans gives you access to expert legal help so you can safely navigate life`s great moments. A legal plan can help if you: For an affordable monthly fee, our Legal Employee Benefits Program offers value, convenience and security by giving you easy and cost-effective access to lawyers for a variety of personal legal services, including advice and guidance on an unlimited number of personal legal matters. If you are considering subscribing to the legal plan offered by your employer, visit our information centre. Your human resources or benefits department may provide you with an access code to register. Signing up for a legal plan is like having a lawyer by your side. If you use a network lawyer for the covered services, all attorney fees are covered by the prepaid legal plan.

Payments are made through convenient payroll deductions. Our plan covers a wide range of different legal issues and there are no restrictions on how often you can use your plan. The plan also includes unlimited initial consultations with a lawyer, as long as it is not an excluded issue. We select lawyers from our network by location to ensure that our clients have a lawyer and that our lawyers have a client. In fact, 99% of our lawyers work with members each year. This ensures that if you want work, you have it. If you are a member of a legal plan, you can quickly access the plan members page to view your employer`s legal plan coverage, or call our Customer Service Centre at 800-821-6400 (8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST, Monday to Friday).

Plans juridiques du groupe de MetLife Legal Plans, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. In some states, group legal plans are provided through insurance coverage signed by the Metropolitan Property and Casualty Insurance Company and Affiliates, Warwick, RI. Not all services are available in all states. For more information, see your plan description. MetLife® is a registered trademark of Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, New York, NY. ©2020 MetLife Services and Solutions, LLC, MetLife Legal Plans, Inc., 1111 Superior Avenue, Suite 800, Cleveland, OH 44114 You may also visit the Covered Services section for examples of legal issues covered. Life is full of times when you may need legal help. From exciting times like buying a home to less exciting times like a speeding ticket, we`re making legal aid for life`s big moments affordable, accessible and easy. Cover the cost of a range of legal issues with a legal plan and access experienced lawyers to help you with estate planning and more. 1 Average monthly rate for MetLife Legal Plan. Average hourly rate of $370.00 based on years of legal experience, National Law Journal and ALM Legal Intelligence, Law Firm Industry Survey (2018). Plans juridiques du groupe de MetLife Legal Plans, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.

In some states, group legal plans are provided by insurance coverage signed by the Metropolitan General Insurance Company and Affiliates, Warwick, RI. Not all services are available in all states. No services, including counselling, are provided for: 1) employment-related matters, including benefits or benefits; (2) matters involving the employer, MetLife and affiliates and plan lawyers; 3) matters where there is a conflict of interest between the employee and the spouse or dependants, where services to spouse and dependants are excluded; (4) appeals and class actions; (5) agricultural and commercial matters, including rental matters, if the participant is the owner; (6) patent, trademark and copyright issues; (7) costs and fines; (8) frivolous or unethical matters; 9) Matters in which a lawyer has a relationship with the client before the member becomes entitled to benefits under the plan. For all other personal legal matters, an advisory service is provided. Additional representation is also provided for certain cases. For more information, see your plan description. MetLife is a registered trademark of MetLife® Services and Solutions, LLC, New York, NY. My partner and I decided it was time to do our estate planning. Our attorney in San Francisco made the process easier.

He listened to what we wanted and made excellent recommendations on how best to plan for the future. He explained in plain language all the documents we signed. We recommend it for estate planning purposes. Comprehensive coverage for over 60 legal cases, including: Our goal has always been to provide affordable, high-quality legal aid and make it easy for you to get that help. We offer access to lawyers for all of the above issues and more for a low monthly fee with no waiting, deductibles, co-payments or claim forms if you use a network lawyer for a covered matter. Our lawyers will guide you from start to finish, no matter how long it takes to resolve your issue. “Fully covered” means that all legal services related to the covered case will be paid for by the legal regime if you use a lawyer in the network. There are no copayments, deductibles or claim forms if you use a network lawyer. You are also entitled to advice and guidance on matters that are not fully covered by the plan, as long as they are not excluded. (See Terms of Use for a list of excluded questions.) Yes, MetLife Legal Plans encourages members to use the plan to resolve as many legal issues as possible, even if they are pre-existing issues. The only pre-existing issues that are not covered are those for which you retained a lawyer before you were eligible for plan benefits.