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Estate Planning Made Easy and Affordable

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 $29.95/month and covers you, your spouse and your children.

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53%

The percentage of people who feel it’s difficult to find an adviser they trust to create an Estate Plan.

Source: WealthCounsel.com Estate Planning Survey

 

$1,500

A common fee for a lawyer drafted Will and related estate planning documents.

Source: CostHelper.com Estate Planning Cost

 

35%

The percentage of Americans who have experienced a family conflict as the result of not having an Estate Plan.

Source: WealthCounsel.com Estate Planning Survey

Get Your Estate Plan in Order with Help from LegalShield

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Clear up Any Confusion Around Estate Planning

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.

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.

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Get an Estate Plan Without the Hassle

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.

  • All LegalShield personal legal plans include a lawyer-drafted Will, Living Will and Power of Attorney prepared by your provider lawyer.
  • If you have existing documents, your lawyer can review them and provide feedback.
  • Need additional estate planning? You can work with your provider lawyer for 25% off their standard hourly rates.

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.

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A Worry Free Way to Keep Your Documents up to Date

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.

  • As long as you’re a member, you are entitled to have your provider lawyer review your basic estate planning documents including your Will, Living Will, and Power of Attorney and update them once each membership year.
  • If you have questions about your Estate Plan (or any other personal legal issue) you can call your provider lawyer for advice and consultation on an unlimited number of personal legal matters.
  • Should you need your provider lawyer to write letters or make phone calls on your behalf related to any personal legal issue, it’s included in your membership .

A Legal Plan is the Easy, Affordable Solution

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. 

LegalShield Legal Plan
  • Get a Will in 5 business days or less

  • Get access to an entire provider law firm in your state

  • Lawyers average of 22 years experience

  • All this comes included in our Personal and Family Legal Plan at $29.95/month

  • Annual Will updates included at no extra charge

  • Get Advice & Consultation on Unlimited Number of Personal Legal Matters, Contract Review for personal legal documents up to 15 pages, Letters & Calls on your behalf and more in addition to Estate Planning Services.

Hire a Lawyer Yourself
  • Wait for an appointment and assistance for your Will to be completed

  • Take your chances on quality and experience

  • Spend more for estate planning which could cost $1,500-$2,000

  • Pay extra for updates & changes

  • Pay out-of-pocket for other legal services covered by a LegalShield legal plan

Estate Planning is Easy with Help from LegalShield
Family Plans Start at Only $29.95/month

See What Our Customers Say

  • The lawyer who spoke with me was extremely helpful. She answered all my questions, made sure I knew where to complete the Will forms online, and called me to confirm information to complete our forms. The completed Will, Power of Attorney, and Directive to Physicians were completed and back to us within a week. We were pleased and would highly recommend your services.
    Sharon H.
    Texas Member
    The lawyer who spoke with me was extremely helpful. She answered all my que..
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    I have had an above and beyond experience each time I've reached out to the support team. I ask questions and I get great feed back and informative information that has helped me with my situation that I would not have know if it wasn't for the attorney informing me of my rights. Thank you and keep doing a wonderful job.
    Renita L.
    Missouri Member
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    They called me back before the allotted time frame and looked over the documentation quickly as well. I have been able to handle what I needed to on my end because they have been so thorough.
    Ayana
    Ohio Member
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How LegalShield Works

Finding solutions to your legal issues doesn’t have to be stressful, complicated or expensive.

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is covered under a personal plan?

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.

How much can I save with a membership?

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. 

How long after I join can I use the plan?

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 in 4 hours or less, after initial contact, and begin to use the plan benefits and member perks outlined in the membership agreement right away.
 

What is a legal plan, and how does it work?

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.

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