Discount Legal PlansIdentity theft programniche legal plansFor MembersBecome a Distributor for Discount Legal PlansBecome a Plan AttorneyContact Us
 
 
 
Plans
    Family Legal Plan
    Family Protection Plan
    Small Business Legal Plan

Identity Theft Program
    Identity Theft Program
    Keylogging Whitepaper
    ID Theft Prevention Tips
    General Information
    Victim Helpline

Niche Legal Plans
    Real Estate Legal Plan
    Roadside Assistance
    Eldercare Legal Plan

    In The News

    Contact Us

    Home

 

Proud Partner of:
 
 

Legal Care Direct™ Family Legal Plan

Members will have access to a nationwide network of plan attorneys that have contracted with Legal Care Direct™ to provide free and discounted legal services. Upon contacting our Member Services Department, members will be referred to a plan attorney based on language, area of law, and location.

Benefit Features

Legal Care Direct™ is a discount legal referral service with a nationwide network of plan attorneys who provide free and discounted legal care for over 1 million families. Membership includes you, your spouse or domestic partner, dependent children under the age of 25, and any dependents that may be living with you such as a parent or grandparent.

Legal Care

Free Legal Services:*

The following nine (9) services are available at no charge.

  • 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). Alternatively, members have access to a more comprehensive and customized web based Simple Will
  • A state specific, web based, free Living Will form is available to Members. This form can be notarized by a Notary Public.
  • 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 ask for a retainer from the member prior to providing some of the free Legal Services.

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.

Legal Services

Member
Rate

Non-Member
Rate

Traffic Ticket Defense
Name Change
Simple Will with Minors Trust
Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
Non-Support (Spouse/Child)
Simple Divorce
Regular Incorporation
Personal Real Estate Closing
89.00
155.00
250.00
750.00
275.00
275.00
295.00
250.00
199.00
365.00
530.00
1,500.00
1,490.00
1,100.00
585.00
675.00

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

Detailed Legal Services definitions can be found in Section three (3) of the Legal Care Direct™ Plan Guidebook.

Guaranteed Low Hourly Rates:
Plan attorneys have contracted to charge no more than $125.00 per hour, or 40% off their usual and customary hourly rate, whichever is greater, for legal care that goes beyond the free and discounted services described above.

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.

All groups or individuals interested in working with Legal Care Direct™ as a distributor, wholesaler or purchaser of large quantities of our programs should contact Legal Care Direct™. A list of contacts can be found by clicking HERE.