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 advice on an unlimited number of personal legal issues by lawyers with an average of 22 years of experience. Think about your health insurance. The benefits are in some ways like your medical care. Instead of having access to doctors on the network at discounted or free rates, a legal plan connects you to a network of qualified lawyers for discounted or free legal services. The initial enrollment process for prepaid plans is as follows:1.â Annual enrolment renewal forms are sent to registered prepaid plans from early to mid-October of each year. The annual registration renewal form can be found here. 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: Group legal plans are provided by 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. 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. “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.
2. The consultant of the prepaid plan shall inform the plan holder or promoter of the measures taken by the Public Prosecutor`s Office regarding the registration of amendments within 60 days of their receipt. A legal regime provides fully covered services for many of the most common personal legal issues, as well as advice and guidance on an unlimited number of personal legal issues. For just $19.95 per month, you get access to FREE, discounted legal services nationwide through a network of over 20,000 experienced lawyers. 4. The prepaid plan will be informed of compliance with the annual registration procedure. 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). We have worked with law firms in the United States that have experience in almost every area of law. You can consult your LegalShield provider on many common legal issues and they will work diligently to find a solution. Delve deeper into some of the most common practice areas that your LegalShield firm can help.
4. Section 84-23.1 of the North Carolina General Act requires all prepaid plans registered with the North Carolina State Bar Association to submit their plan information to the North Carolina Department of Insurance to determine whether the prepaid plan should be regulated by the North Carolina Department of Insurance. The North Carolina State Bar Association is responsible for registering prepaid legal assistance plans (“prepaid plans”) in North Carolina. A prepaid plan must be registered with the North Carolina State Bar before it can operate in North Carolina and before a North Carolina licensed attorney can provide legal services to prepaid plan participants. (See Article 84-23.1 of the North Carolina General Statute.) 3. The Prepaid Plan Advisor reviews the registration documents for the annual renewal of prepaid plans to determine if all annual registration information and annual registration fees have been received. The North Carolina State Bar does not approve prepaid plans registered with its office. Registration of a prepaid plan should not be construed as an endorsement of the prepaid plan.
If you need legal help, LegalShield is here. Our network of experienced lawyers can advise you, your family or your company on legal issues directly via our app. With no hourly fees or advance payment, we help you worry less and live more. What are you waiting for? Sign up now and speak to a lawyer in just 4 hours after the first contact. If you are considering subscribing to the legal plan offered by your employer, visit our information centre.