Legal insurance

What you need to know

MetLife Legal Plans gives you access to expert attorneys who can assist you with a broad range of personal legal needs you might face throughout your life — events that you can plan for in advance as well as those that you don’t think about until it’s too late.

When can I enroll?

You can enroll in this plan during your initial new hire enrollment period or during Annual Enrollment, typically held in the fall each year.

To enroll in the plan, visit Your Benefits Resources (YBR)  (@Work) | (Log In) as a new hire or during the Annual Enrollment period.

What do I get with the plan?

For less than $8 per paycheck, you have unlimited access to a network of attorneys with an average of 25 years of experience to help when you’re buying a home, planning for your family’s future, caring for aging parents, handling identity theft or debt issues, and other key times in life. Take advantage of:

  • An experienced service team to match you with the right attorney
  • A digital estate planning option to create wills, living wills, and powers of attorney online
  • Experienced legal advice and representation, in person or by phone
  • In-court representation for covered legal matters
  • No copays, deductibles, or claim forms when using a network attorney for covered matters

Covered legal matters covered include:

Marital issues: Prenuptial agreements, name change, updating or creating estate planning documents

Family matters: Wills and estate planning documents, school and administrative hearings, adoption

Kids off to college: Security deposit assistance, reviewing leases, student loan debt assistance

Buying, selling, or renting: Review contracts and purchase agreements, preparing deeds, attending the closing of a home sale

Caring for aging parents: Review of Medicare/Medicaid documents, nursing home agreement, review of estate planning documents

Identity theft issues: Attorney consultation regarding potential creditor actions, assistance with contacting banks and creditors, attorney defense for identity theft issues

Interested in learning more? Read the Group Legal overview, read the FAQ, and visit and enter access code 6091045. Call 800-821-6400, Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–8 p.m. ET.

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