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Estate planning can be confusing and costly. A legal plan from LegalShield provides access to experienced lawyers at an affordable price. Our personal legal plan lets you get consultation and assistance from a provider law firm, and even includes having that firm draft your Last Will & Testament, Living Will and Power of Attorney at no additional cost. Our most popular family plan is just $24.95/month and covers you, your spouse and your children.
The percentage of people who feel it’s difficult to find an adviser they trust to create an Estate Plan.
A common fee amount for a lawyer drafted Will and related estate planning documents.
The percentage of Americans who experienced a family conflict as a result of not having a Estate Plan.
Estate planning goes beyond having a basic Will. For example, a Living Will allows you to address life-sustaining treatment decisions and allows you to make your wishes known regarding end-of-life decisions when you are unable to do so. The first step is to figure out exactly what elements your plan should contain. Here is a list of the most common documents.
A LegalShield membership allows you to speak with a provider lawyer to determine what your Estate Plan should include and ask questions to clear up any confusion.
You can download and wrestle with online forms by yourself or you can pay a small monthly fee for a LegalShield membership and have a provider lawyer create the documents for you. It’s far less stressful.
Anyway you slice it, working with your provider lawyer when you have a LegalShield Personal Legal Plan, can save you both time and money to create an Estate Plan. Also, you’ll rest easy knowing that your documents were created by your provider lawyer.
One of the few things you can count on is that life is always changing. With a LegalShield membership, your estate plan can keep pace.
Estate Planning can be confusing and complicated. Save time, save money, and protect yourself and your family by working with a provider law firm with a legal plan from LegalShield.
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All this comes included in our Personal and Family Legal Plan at $24.95/month
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Select a topic below to learn more about the documents which make up an Estate Plan:
Provides who is to receive your property after your death, who will administer your estate, who will serve as guardian of your children.
Allows you to make your wishes known regarding end of life decisions in advance, in case you are ever unable to do so.
If you die without a Will, most, if not all, of your assets will have to go through the probate process before it can be distributed to your family.
Trusts may be set up as part of an estate plan for several reasons. For example, a living trust can help with estate tax issues, help avoid probate and address certain family circumstances.
"The attorney who spoke with me was extremely helpful. He answered all of my questions, made sure I knew where to fill out the will forms online, and called me to confirm the information to fill out our forms The will, power of attorney, and directive to physicians were completed and returned to us in one week. We were delighted and would highly recommend their services."
"I have had an above and beyond experience every time I have reached out to the support team. I ask questions and get great feedback and information that has helped me with my situation that I wouldn't have known if it wasn't for the attorney informing me of my rights. Thank you and keep up the wonderful work."
"They returned my call ahead of schedule and also reviewed the paperwork quickly. I have been able to manage what I needed on my part because they have been very meticulous."
LegalShield puts the power of legal representation within reach of any individual, family, or business. We work hard to make it easy, simple, and affordable to get the legal help you need, when you need it.
Our Personal Plan is really a family plan. You, your spouse or partner and your dependents living at home are covered under one membership.
There is more information about this on the Personal Plan Coverage & Pricing Page.
The average lawyer in the U.S. charges between $150-$400 per hour. Whether you’re using just a few hours of services a year or looking to tackle multiple legal issues, a LegalShield membership can save you thousands of dollars on legal fees as well as considerable stress over trying to handle matters yourself. Also, the lawyers in our network often help our members recover thousands of dollars of damages over what they would have experienced had they tried to resolve the legal issue themselves. Obviously every member and usage situation is different, but when used correctly, your membership can easily save significant amounts of money, and offers member perks with participating partners.
You can use your plan as soon as your membership application is reviewed and your account is set up. The review process takes 12-24 hours (or less) from the moment you purchase your plan (on regular business days). Once accepted, you can be in contact with a lawyer and begin to use the plan benefits and member perks outlined in the membership agreement right away.
Instead of paying a lawyer by the hour, you pay a small monthly fee (starting at $29.95) and get a variety of legal services without a huge legal bill. Services like consultation with a lawyer, document review, preparation of a Will and defense at civil trials are included as standard benefits. Just using the plan once can save you thousands of dollars.