They say the best things in life are free. In the case of pre-paid legal
plans, this may just hold true.
Pre-paid legal plans offer a range of legal services on-call for a fixed
monthly charge of up to $25 per month. With such a low monthly payment,
most people are only too happy to get a legal coverage they wouldn?t have
otherwise dreamt of in the stultifying, money-grabbing world of lawyers…
But did you know, you could get all of that coverage free of charge?
In a bid to cut on administration costs, employers, labor unions and
universities are now providing legal services at discounted or no cost
altogether to their members. Employers are increasingly sponsoring legal
plans to their employees as a fringe benefit, as part of their Employee
Assistance Program (EAP). Labor unions fund plans offered as member
benefit, or under a collective bargaining scheme, in which case new members
are eligible to huge discounts. Universities are equally as involved with
legal plans offered to students and staff.
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