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MetLaw

Having an experienced attorney when you need one may cost less than you think.
Get the assistance you need on personal legal matters

What is MetLaw®?

MetLaw, a group legal plan available through Hyatt Legal Plans, provides you with access to experts who can assist you with a broad range of personal legal needs you might face throughout your life. Eliminate the stress of finding an attorney and paying hefty legal fees for life’s planned and unplanned legal matters. MetLaw gives you access to experienced, pre-qualified attorneys for an unlimited number of personal legal matters. 

MetLaw could save you hundreds of dollars in attorney fees for common legal services like these: Estate planning documents, including Wills and Trusts, real estate matters, identity theft defense, financial matters, such as debt-collection defense, traffic offenses, document review and preparation, family law, including adoption and name change, immigration assistance, advice and consultation on personal legal matters, divorce coverage and more.

  • With network attorneys available in person, by phone, or by email and online tools to do-it-yourself or plan your next move—we make it easy to get legal help.  And for certain legal matters, your attorney can represent you in court without you having to make an appearance
  • Low monthly cost for unlimited use.  No matter how many times throughout the year you use the services of a Network Attorney for covered legal matters, all you pay is your monthly premium, no copays – no deductibles.  
  • Your choice of experienced attorneys. You’ll enjoy quick, easy access to a nationwide network of over 15,000 pre-qualified attorneys who have an average of 25 years of experience offering a broad range of legal services.1  You can also choose an out-of-network attorney and be reimbursed through the MetLaw plan.2

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What is covered?

MetLaw covers some of the most frequently needed personal legal matters.  For additional information on your plan, locate a network attorney, or take a short quiz on legal needs click here

Money Matters
  • Identity Theft Defense
  • Personal Bankruptcy
  • Negotiations with Creditors
  • Tax Collection Defense
  • Tax Audit Representation
  • Debt Collection Defense
  • Promissory Notes
  • Identity Management Services
Home & Real Estate
  • Foreclosure
  • Tenant Negotiations
  • Boundary & Title Disputes
  • Deeds
  • Sale or Purchase of Primary and Vacation Home
  • Eviction Defense
  • Property Tax Assessments
  • Mortgages
  • Refinancing & Home Equity Loan of Primary and Vacation Home
  • Security Deposit Assistance
  • Zoning applications
Estate Planning
  • Simple Wills
  • Complex Wills
  • Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts

 

  • Powers of Attorney (Healthcare, Financial, Childcare, Immigration)
  • Healthcare Proxies
  • Living Wills
  • Codicils
Family & Personal
  • Adoption
  • Guardianship
  • Conservatorship
  • Prenuptial Agreement
  • Name Change
  • Review of ANY Personal Legal Document
  • Juvenile Court Defense Including Criminal Matters
  • Parental Responsibility Matters
  • School Hearings
  • Demand Letters
  • Personal Property Issues
  • Affidavits
  • Garnishment Defense
  • Protection from Domestic Violence
  • Review of Immigration Documents
  • Divorce, Dissolution and Annulment
Civil Lawsuits
  • Civil Litigation Defense
  • Disputes Over Consumer Goods & Services
  • Small Claims Assistance
  • Administrative Hearings
  • Incompetency Defense
  • Pet Liabilities
Elder-Care Issues

Consultation & Document Review for issues related to your parents:

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Prescription Plans
  • Nursing Home Agreements
  • Leases
  • Notes
  • Deeds
  • Wills
  • Powers of Attorney
Vehicle & Driving
  • Repossession
  • Defense of Traffic Tickets3
  • Driving Privileges Restoration
  • License Suspension Due to DUI

Benefit Payment Example

Example 1:

Matt contacted an attorney in the MetLaw network to help him with selling his home and purchasing a new home. During the process, he faced challenges with the buyers of his home as well as the builders of his new home. The attorney guided him and his wife through every step of the process, reviewing contracts, drafting letters and providing advice for both transactions.   

Covered Services
Phone Consultation $0 out of pocket
Drafting Documents $0 out of pocket
Document Review $0 out of pocket

 

Example 2:

John received a notice in the mail that his daughter, who is away at college in another state, got a traffic camera ticket near campus. He found an attorney in the network near his daughter that she was able to contact to go over the situation and what her options were. The attorney was able to contact the city to contest the ticket and made a court appearance on her behalf to get the ticket dismissed since traffic camera tickets had been outlawed in the state. 

Covered Services
Phone Consultation $0 out of pocket
Drafting Documents $0 out of pocket
Court Appearance $0 out of pocket
 
Who is eligible to enroll in the MetLaw plan? Collapsed Expanded

If you are a regular full-time, part-time or reduced-time employee, you are eligible to enroll yourself and your eligible family members. You need to enroll during your Enrollment Period and be actively at work for your coverage to be effective.

Why should I enroll now? Collapsed Expanded
First and foremost, you could save money. If you’ve ever hired a lawyer, you know how quickly the attorney fees can add up. With MetLaw, the group legal plan available through Hyatt Legal Plans, a MetLife company — you can get fully covered legal services at an affordable price.
Are my spouse and family covered by my MetLaw plan? Collapsed Expanded

Yes. Your spouse and dependent children also have access to the plan benefits.

How important is it for me to have a legal plan? Collapsed Expanded

It’s more important than you think. There are many times in life when you may need the services of a qualified attorney: purchasing a home, estate planning documents and will preparation, financial matters, family law or adoption issues. Yet, many people who need legal help do not seek it, in part because they fear the cost and don’t know how to find the right attorney.2

How does the plan work? Collapsed Expanded

MetLaw gives you access to a nationwide network of over 14,000 attorneys. You can also choose an out-of-network attorney and be reimbursed through the MetLaw plan.3 With MetLaw, you can get the attorney you need at a cost that’s very affordable, with access by telephone or in-person for advice on an unlimited number of personal legal matters, including full representation for a wide variety of legal services.

Is MetLaw affordable? Collapsed Expanded

Yes. There’s one low monthly cost for unlimited use of the plan. No matter how many times you use a Network Attorney over the course of the year for covered legal matters, all you pay is your monthly premium; no co-payments and no deductibles. MetLaw is conveniently deducted from your paycheck.

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