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Legal Club Family Plan


Legal Club of America® is a discount legal referral service with a nationwide network of plan attorneys who provide free and discounted legal care. Membership includes you, your spouse or domestic partner, dependent children and any dependents that may be living with you such as a parent or grandparent.

Benefit Features

Free Legal Services:*
The following nine (9) services are available at no charge from your plan attorney.

  • Initial phone consultation for each new legal matter (no time limit)
  • Initial face-to-face consultation for each new legal matter (no time limit) 
  • Review of independent legal documents (6 page maximum per document, no limit to the number of new independent documents) 
  • Plan attorneys will prepare a free Simple Will for you and your family, as well as update the Will annually for free. (See definition of Simple Will in Section 3 of the Plan Guidebook
  • A state specific, web based, free Living Will form is available to Members. This form can be notarized by a Notary Public. Store this document in a safe location
  • Plan attorneys will help Members represent themselves in small claims court 
  • Plan attorneys will provide assistance solving problems with government programs, such as INS and welfare 
  • When deemed appropriate by your plan attorney, he or she will write letters on your behalf (one letter per legal matter, with no limit on the number of new legal matters) 
  • When deemed appropriate by your plan attorney, he or she will make phone calls on your behalf (one phone call per legal matter, with no limit on the number of new legal matters)

  • *In certain situations attorney liability may require plan attorneys to obtain a retainer from the member prior to providing some of the free member benefits. 


    Deeply Discounted Legal Services:**

    The following are eight (8) commonly used legal services for which plan attorneys have agreed to charge a one-time, deeply discounted fee.

    Discounted Fee Services

    Legal Service Discounted Fee

    Traffic Ticket Defense

    $ 89

    Name Change

    $ 155

    Simple Will (w/ Minor's Trust)

    $ 250

    Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    $ 750

    Non-Support (Spouse/Child)

    $ 275

    Simple Divorce

    $ 275

    Regular Incorporation

    $ 295

    Personal Real Estate Closing

    $ 250

     **Court costs, filing fees, administrative expenses and time charged for travel to and from any courts are additional.

    NOTE: Detailed Legal Services definitions can be found in Section three (3) of the Legal Club™ Plan Guidebook.

    Guaranteed Low Hourly Rates:
    Plan attorneys have contracted to charge 40% off their normal hourly rate, with a minimum of $125 per hour, for legal care beyond the free and discounted services. 

    Retainers:
    In the case of extended legal care, plan attorneys may ask you for a retainer. Any retainer sought will be computed by multiplying the number of hours a plan attorney believes a case will take, by the appropriate discounted hourly plan rate. For instance: 10 hours x $125.00 = a retainer of $1,250.00.

    Contingency Fee Discounts:

    The contingency fee discount will be a 10% reduction of the state maximum rate or the attorney's usual rate, whichever is lower.

    Online Forms:  Access to a wide-ranging selection of free self-service forms that may be downloaded and completed to create legally valid documents.  Forms are state specific and include:

  • Last Will and Testament
  • Bill of Sale
  • Landlord/Tenant Agreements
  • Leases
  • Advance Health Care Directive/Living Will
  • Power of Attorney

      In addition to a comprehensive inventory of free forms, you may purchase and download a vast array of self-service forms from our catalog at a substantially discounted price.

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