MetLife Legal Plans is the only provider that covers office and telephone advice for an unlimited number of covered and uncovered personal legal matters, as long as they are not excluded. These services are provided by local network lawyers. Tom and Linda hadn`t given much thought to the importance of legal coverage until one of their children was involved in an unexpected accident. 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). 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. 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. Comprehensive coverage for over 60 legal matters, including: My spouse 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. We are MetLife Legal Plans, formerly Hyatt Legal Plans, the nation`s largest provider of legal benefits, at your service. 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.

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. 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 MetLifeĀ® Services and Solutions, LLC, New York, NY. If an employee uses a network lawyer for the covered services, all attorney fees are covered by the legal plan.

Advice and advice on an unlimited number of personal legal matters is also included. When an employee registers legally, they have a lawyer by their side for only a few cents a day. Payments are made conveniently and easily through payroll deductions. Employees can meet face-to-face, discuss issues by phone or email, or complete estate planning online with our digital estate planning solution. 2 MetLife survey of legal plan developers conducted in 2017. First-time enrolment rates average 6% to 8%. You will find that the number of registrations increases each year as satisfied employees discuss the value of the legal plan with their peers. “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.) Our nationwide network of over 18,000 pre-qualified and experienced lawyers means your employees have a close lawyer to help you with your legal affairs.