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Avoid Unexpected Legal Fees if You're Sued

A personal legal plan from LegalShield provides comprehensive help for nearly all legal situations, including trials. Standard plan benefits include time for your attorney to conduct pre-trial research and defend you at a covered civil trial. Because trials can be time consuming and expensive, many LegalShield members like to add extra trial defense time to their plan.

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Advice and Consultation to Keep You Out of Court

An argument with a landlord over a security deposit. A dispute with a car dealer regarding your lease agreement. Defaulting on a mortgage or being delinquent on credit card payments. The complexity of modern life can lead to disputes that land you in court.

If you’re having a disagreement with an individual or a business, the best first step is to contact your attorney to get legal advice that can prevent you from being sued. All LegalShield personal plans allow you to call your attorney to get advice and counsel on an unlimited number of legal issues.

Speak to an attorney as often as you'd like, on an unlimited number of legal matters. 

Letters and Calls to Settle Disputes Before Trial

When legal issues become a bit more serious or you’ve been threatened to be sued, your attorney can write letters on their letterhead or make phone calls on your behalf to diffuse disagreements and negotiate settlements. 
For as little as $24.95 per month, you, your spouse and your dependent children can enjoy the peace of mind that comes from knowing you can call your attorney at any time and that they can write letters and make phone calls to solve legal problems. When your attorney helps keep a small argument from spiraling into a lawsuit, you’ll be very glad you have a legal plan from LegalShield. 

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Get an Attorney to Write Letters and Make Phone Calls for You.

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Document Review and Trial Defense Services

Many civil lawsuits involve contracts or other documents that are at the center of an argument. Your personal legal plan allows you to submit any documents (up to 15 pages) each to your attorney. They will review the documents and provide specific feedback to help guide your response. Document review is another invaluable part of your legal plan designed to prevent you from being sued.   

In the unfortunate situation that you or your spouse find themselves as a named defendant in a covered civil lawsuit, don’t stress. Your legal plan includes trial defense services. Each year you are a member of Legalshield, you earn additional attorney time for pre-trial research and for actual defense at trial. 

See the next section for more detail on the trial defense benefit and optional supplement.

Get Documents Reviewed by an Attorney Familiar with Your State and Local Laws.

The Benefits of Our Trial Defense Supplement

All legal plans come with trial defense hours as a standard benefit. Because trials can be time consuming and expensive, many LegalShield members like to add extra trial defense time to their base plan. If you are concerned about being sued, now is the time to upgrade your plan by adding our Trial Defense Supplement. The supplement cannot be added after you’ve already been sued. Hours are split between pre-trial research and time at trial defending your rights.

Trial Defense Hours
Membership YearResearch HoursPre-trial HoursTrial HoursTotal Hours

Your Membership Includes:

Consultation on unlimited personal legal issues
Demand letters & phone calls
Unlimited personal legal contract review (up to 15 pages each)
24/7 Emergency assistance
An attorney drafted Will, Living Will and Power of Attorney + yearly updates
Trial defense services
Uncontested adoption, divorce and separation assistance
Help with IRS audits and residential loan documents
Consumer finance issues related to collections, warranties and guarantees

Protect Your Family Before it’s Too Late

Trial defense benefits do not apply to pre-existing conditions. If you’re concerned about any legal issues, join now and lock in your legal protection.


How it Works

Join LegalShield

Memberships are generally processed in 1 business day or less. We'll send you contact information for your law firm once your membership is active.

Download Our App

You can contact your law firm, upload documents and contracts, download document templates and more, right from your Android or iOS device.

Contact your Attorney

Call your law firm, or upload documents and contracts for review right in the app.

Speak to Your Attorney

If they're not available at the moment, your attorney will call you back in 4 business hours or less.

With over 4 million members and an A+ BBB rating, you can be sure you’re working with the best. Our attorneys have an average of 22 years experience and LegalShield has made legal help affordable since 1972.

[My LegalShield Provider Attorney] was an outstanding attorney during my first experience with the court system in the USA. During the hearing, he was very thorough in his presentation of the case. I would highly recommend him for the way he handled my case.

Access your attorney any time, without leaving your home.


Contact Your Attorney

Call your attorney right from our app to get legal guidance about any legal issue. There is no limit to the number of times you can call to get advice. If not available, they’ll call you back within 4 business hours or less.

Let Us Represent You

Your attorney can make calls and write letters on your behalf to resolve disputes and ensure your rights are protected. If you’re having a dispute with a vendor, employer or other organization, let us handle it for you.

Get Contract & Document Templates

Send contracts, vendor agreements and any other document (up to 15 pages each) directly to your attorney right from the app. They’ll provide feedback and help you take any necessary action.

Critical Documents Drafted

All plans include an attorney drafted Will, Living Will and Power of Attorney plus yearly updates. 

Speak to your attorney on an unlimited number of legal matters, get letters & calls on your behalf, contracts reviewed and much more. 

Attorneys are available in as little as 15 minutes in emergency situations, and they'll always call you back in 4 business hours or less for non-emergencies. 

Join Today

Protect yourself and your family with a home business supplement and our personal legal plan, starting at $37.90 per month total.