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Offers unlimited access to a participating plan attorney. Choose to meet in person or by phone to prepare or update wills, living wills and powers of attorney for you and your spouse/domestic partner. Get started at legalplans.com/estateplanning. [phone number and customer #]
The executors/administrators of both your and your spouse’s/domestic partner’s estates will have unlimited in-person and telephone access to the legal services of a participating MetLife Legal Plans attorney to handle probating the estate. [website, phone number and customer #]
Through Dignity Memorial, you and your family will have access to compassionate counselors as well as discounts of up to 10% off funeral, cremation and cemetery services through the largest network of funeral homes and cemetery providers in the United States.
Professional support in a time of need. Meet in person or by phone with a licensed counselor to help cope with a loss or major life change.
Any beneficiary who receives the life insurance proceeds is eligible for up to 5 counseling sessions. These sessions can be in person or by phone with one of LifeWorks’ network of counselors who provide professional, confidential support during difficult times.
Offers unlimited access to create and execute key estate planning documents online, or unlimited face-to-face access with a MetLife Legal Plans’ attorney to prepare or update a will, living will, power of attorney and other estate documents. Get started at legalplans.com/estateplanning.
Professional and caring services designed to help family members cope with the numerous financial adjustments and decisions after the loss of a loved one.
A life settlement option that helps beneficiaries manage life insurance proceeds and provides easy access to their funds.
1 Will Preparation is offered by MetLife Legal Plans, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. In certain states, legal services benefits are provided through insurance coverage underwritten by Metropolitan General Insurance Company, Warwick, Rhode Island. For New York sitused cases, the Will Preparation service is an expanded offering that includes office consultations and telephone advice for certain other legal matters beyond Will Preparation. Tax Planning and preparation of Living Trusts are not covered by the Will Preparation Service.
2 Estate Resolution Services are offered by MetLife Legal Plans, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. In certain states, legal services benefits are provided through insurance coverage underwritten by Metropolitan General Insurance Company, Warwick, Rhode Island. Certain services are not covered by Estate Resolution Services, including matters in which there is a conflict of interest between the executor and any beneficiary or heir and the estate; any disputes with the group policyholder, MetLife and/or any of its affiliates; any disputes involving statutory benefits; will contests or litigation outside probate court; appeals; court costs, filing fees, recording fees, transcripts, witness fees, expenses to a third party, judgments or fines; and frivolous or unethical matters.
3 Services and discounts are provided through a member of the Dignity Memorial® Network, a brand name used to identify a network of licensed funeral, cremation and cemetery providers that are affiliates of Service Corporation International (together with its affiliates, “SCI”), 1929 Allen Parkway, Houston, Texas. The online planning site is provided by SCI Shared Resources, LLC. SCI is not affiliated with MetLife, and the services provided by Dignity Memorial members are separate and apart from the insurance provided by MetLife. Not available in some states. Planning services, expert assistance, and bereavement travel services are available to anyone regardless of affiliation with MetLife. Discounts through Dignity Memorial’s network of funeral providers are pre-negotiated. Not available where prohibited by law. The discount is available for services offered in any state except KY and NY, or where there is no Dignity Memorial presence (AK, MT, ND, SD, and WY). For MI and TN, the discount is available for “At Need” services only.
4 Grief Counseling and Funeral Planning services are provided through an agreement with LifeWorks. LifeWorks is not an affiliate of MetLife, and the services LifeWorks provides are separate and apart from the insurance provided by MetLife. LifeWorks has a nationwide network of over 30,000 counselors. Counselors have master’s or doctoral degrees and are licensed professionals. The Grief Counseling program does not provide support for issues such as: domestic issues, parenting issues, or marital/relationship issues (other than a finalized divorce). For such issues, members should inquire with their human resources department about available company resources. This program is available to insureds, their dependents and beneficiaries who have received a serious medical diagnosis or suffered a loss. Events that may result in a loss are not covered under this program unless and until such loss has occurred. Services are not available in all jurisdictions and are subject to regulatory approval. Not available on all policy forms.
5 Beneficiary Grief Counseling services are provided through an agreement with LifeWorks US Inc. LifeWorks is not an affiliate of MetLife, and the services LifeWorks provides are separate and apart from the insurance provided by MetLife. LifeWorks has a nationwide network of over 30,000 counselors. Counselors have master’s or doctoral degrees and are licensed professionals. This program is available only to beneficiaries of MetLife group Life Insurance programs. Events that may result in a loss are not covered under this program unless and until such loss has occurred.
6 Digital Estate Planning is not included with dependent life coverages. Domestic Partnerships are not currently supported; however, members in a domestic partnership may use a MetLife Legal Plans attorney for their planning needs. Online Notary is not available in all states. If you are unable to access the legalplans.com/estateplanning website, you can find a network attorney by calling MetLife Legal Plans at 1-800-821-6400, Monday through Friday, 8am-8pm EST. You will need to provide your company name, customer number and the last 4 digits of the policyholder’s Social Security number. Group legal plans are provided by MetLife Legal Plans, Inc., Cleveland, OH. In certain states, group legal plans are provided through insurance coverage underwritten by Metropolitan General Insurance Company, Warwick, RI. For coverage issued under a multiple-employer trust, services are not available for WA residents.
7 MetLife administers the Delivering the Promise program and has arranged to have trained third-party financial professionals offer financial education. The financial professionals providing financial education are not affiliated with MetLife but are providing the program under a service provider contract.
8 Subject to state law, and/or group policyholder direction, the Total Control Account is provided for all Life and AD&D benefits of $5,000 or more. The assets backing the Total Control Account (TCA) are maintained in the general account of MetLife or the Issuing Insurance Company. These general accounts are subject to the creditors of MetLife or the respective Issuing Insurance Company. MetLife or the Issuing Insurance Company bears the investment experience of such assets and expects to earn income sufficient to pay interest to TCA Accountholders and to make a profit on the operation of the TCAs. Regardless of the investment experience of such assets, the effective annual rate on the Account will not be less than the rate guaranteed on the welcome guide. The TCA and other available settlement options are not bank products and are not insured by the FDIC or any other governmental agency. In addition, while the funds in your account are not insured by the FDIC, they are guaranteed by each state’s insurance guarantee association. The coverage limits vary by state. Please contact the National Organization of Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Associations (http://www.NOLHGA.com or 703-481-5206) to learn more. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT YOUR STATE DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE.
Nothing in these materials is intended to be advice for a particular situation or individual. Please consult with your own advisors for such advice. Like most insurance policies, MetLife GVUL contains exclusions, limitations and terms for keeping it in force. MetLife can provide you with costs and complete details.
Any discussion of taxes is for general informational purposes only and does not purport to be complete or cover every situation. MetLife, its agents and representatives may not give legal, tax or accounting advice and this document should not be construed as such. Please confer with your qualified legal, tax and accounting advisors as appropriate.
Prospectuses for Group Variable Universal Life insurance and its underlying portfolios can be obtained by calling (800) 756-0124. You should carefully read and consider the information in the prospectuses regarding the contract’s features, risks, charges and expenses, as well as the investment objectives, risks, policies and other information regarding the underlying portfolios prior to making any purchase or investment decisions. Product availability and features may vary by state. All product guarantees are subject to the financial strength and claims-paying ability of Metropolitan Life Insurance Company.
Group Variable Universal Life insurance has limitations. There is no guarantee that any of the variable options in this product will meet its stated goals or objectives. Cash value allocated to the variable investment options is subject to market fluctuations so that, when withdrawn or surrendered, it may be worth more or less than the amount of premiums paid.
Group Variable Universal Life insurance (GVUL) is issued by Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (MLIC), New York, NY 10166, and distributed by MetLife Investors Distribution Company (MLIDC) (member FINRA). MLIC and MLIDC are MetLife companies. [Certificate Form#]