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. Create a will online, in your spare time, in just 15 minutes or consult a lawyer. We help you prepare and file your estate planning documents. 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. You can also visit the Covered Services section to see examples of legal issues covered. 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. Get easy and cost-effective access to lawyers with a legal plan provided by your employer. Provide employees with easy access to legal advice for these important moments in life. A legal plan can help you at any stage of life, at no cost to you. 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 legal plan. Payments for the plan are made through convenient payroll deductions. Legal problems arise when you get married, have a baby, buy a house, lose a loved one, or have legal documents drafted. For example, since lawyers typically charge $370 per hour for services, the value of a prepaid legal plan is easy to see.* 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. The Group`s legal plans are managed by MetLife Legal Plans, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
In California, this company operates as MetLife Legal Insurance Services. In some states, group legal plans are provided by insurance coverage signed by the Metropolitan General Insurance Company, Warwick, RI. Payroll deduction required for group legal plans. To find out the cost and full details of coverage, call or write to the company. Members can speak to our network lawyers in person, by phone or online at our electronic panel® of law firms – whichever works best. And for some legal matters, a lawyer can represent a member in court without him appearing. It`s easy to get started. Members simply choose a lawyer in any area of expertise in our network, which is available online or through one of our representatives. We then give them a file number that they can share with the lawyer when an appointment is made. It`s as simple as that. For approximately $20 per month, our Legal Employee Benefits Program offers value, convenience and confidence by giving you easy and cost-effective access to lawyers for a variety of personal legal services, including advice and advice on an unlimited number of personal legal matters.
3 You are responsible for paying the difference, if any, between the plan payment and the lawyer`s fees for the services. 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: Costs less than the annual average hourly fee1, and payments are deducted from your paycheck No advance contracts, deductibles, or claim forms you need to fill out for network lawyers Yes, you can use any lawyer you want. If you choose a lawyer from outside our network, we will reimburse you for services based on a fixed fee schedule.3 MetLife Legal Plans provides employees with easy-to-use and cost-effective legal services at no cost to your business. With a legal plan, you can add real value to your benefits plan by giving employees access to lawyers for many common legal issues they face, from starting a family to buying a home to caring for aging parents.