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Consumer protection Internet boards try to make fraud nonexistent. Consumers can alert others to faulty products with their posted comments but, unfortunately, it does not mean that the problems go away. There still are merchants who have no problem committing consumer fraud and depriving people of their money.

Consumer Protection Complaints Become Frustrating

These unscrupulous merchants rely on public ignorance of how to process a consumer protection complaint. Moreover, they will use vaguely worded documents to protect themselves. Too often people get warrantees for the wrong services, or do not get what they asked for in merchandise. It can be difficult for somebody to file a consumer protection claim alone. It is more than just the paperwork which will cause frustration.

Evidence of shoddy craftmanship or proof of a deliberate attempt at fraud are critical parts of any consumer protection complaint. It can get complicated and people give up pursuing the case due to frustration or just an inability to file properly. The unethical merchants count on this, and many are not too concerned about threats of filing a case. They know all too well how things will fall apart. It makes it important to have a seasoned professional working with an employee.

Group legal plans need to have a way of protecting people and Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services has an option for computer protection assistance.
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Government spends tax dollars on public services. There is a wide variety of government levels and the services are intended to solve problems. Regrettably, that does not always happen. People might run into an obstacle course trying to get their needs met by public agencies. Help dealing with government bureaucracies something group legal plans should do. Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services does assist clients when dealing with the government.

Cutting to The Chase

Government can be a maze of cubicles and getting to the right desk is often just short of amazing. The Countrywide group legal plan has a nationwide network of attorneys. These legal professionals provide many pre-paid legal services and know how to work with public agencies.

People do not always just deal with government because of problems. Often, employees are looking for services which they have a right to request. You can include health for children with educational problems, or other dependents who need help with their medical condition. People are intimidated by the government and are worried they may make mistakes. Countrywide has help available to make it easier to get what is needed.

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o-POWER-OF-ATTORNEY-facebook-300x200Anyone who has watched a loved one die knows how painful it can be. A medical emergency or accident causes a person to be in the hospital on life-support. The doctor tells the family nothing more can be done, and a decision is needed. Who is going to make it? What type of guilt, confusion, and anxiety will wash over the patient’s family? Group legal plans are offering a worthwhile service if they can make the decision easier. It is what Countrywide Pre- Paid Legal Services tries to do.

We have group legal plan options which include living wills and medical powers of attorney. A living will is a straightforward document. Essentially, the living will contains instructions a person provides for medical staff and family. The living will documents what treatments are not desired and when to turn off life support. Continue reading

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Employees are concerned about financial wellness. They budget for loan payments, medical bills, and contribute to a 401(k) retirement plan. These are all financially prudent behaviors, but there is more to fiscal responsibility. Those concerned about personal financial wellness might forget about their dependents.

Estate Realities

An inheritance is not always the path to a pampered life. An estate can pay large bills and help a son or daughter pay for college. People forget about drafting wills and die intestate without a will. This could jeopardize the financial health of survivors. Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services helps employees plan for the financial wellness of family members with a simple will plan option. Employees usually don’t require a lengthy document; six pages will suffice. A Countrywide group legal plan attorney can draft a simple will. It is not complicated, but there is power in the paragraphs.

Delays are the greatest challenges to an estate. Probate court takes its time moves at a slow, judicious speed. Things will go even slower when there is no will. Continue reading

Many people are wary of contracts and other legal documents. They hear stories about possible traps in the clauses and don’t want to be cheated. Such fear often results in folks refusing to sign legal papers. Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services knows all about this hesitation. Our group legal plan benefit includes a review of legal documents option.stockfresh_260360_read-the-fine-print_sizeS-200x300

Contracts Can Be Confusing

Legal documents are not drafted to intentionally deceive. The language of the law, however, can be vague and confusing. A good lawyer can interpret the wording. Countrywide has a national network of attorneys who provide pre-paid legal services. We allow those legal professionals to review up to six pages of legal papers (This is the standard size of most contracts).

Contracts are not the only legal papers to come up under a Countrywide attorney’s scrutiny. Lease agreements for apartments sometimes can be a little bit shady. The landlord might use a lease document which is valid in another state, but not in the one where a plan member resides. The Countrywide attorney can quickly discern the discrepancies, preventing a group legal plan member from entering into an invalid agreement. The landlord who tries to use an invalid lease will change his or her mind as they discover that a lawyer has read the agreement. Continue reading

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Countrywide is justifiably proud of its pre-paid legal services. Options such as drafting a simple will or help with warranties are what employees want. Nevertheless, excellent service is a mandatory feature of good group legal plans. Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services has some of the best plans in the industry.

Personal Meeting Are Possible

Some legal services, such as drafting medical powers of attorney, are personal. A group legal plan must have more than an FAQ page on the website. Personal meetings are necessary. The Countrywide national network makes it easy to arrange for a face-to-face meeting with a local attorney. A plan member can discuss issues with an experienced attorney in a meeting set up at a mutually convenient time.

Advice is great, but going the extra mile is even better. A good lawyer is a good negotiator. That professional can make the other side see reason. This ability enables an attorney to end many disputes without a day in court. Countrywide provides ways in which a lawyer can go beyond offering only counsel. We permit the lawyer to write letters on behalf of the group legal plan member. This can help when dealing with public agencies, composing a will, or any pre-paid legal services benefit needing written evidence. Continue reading

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It is not easy for a foreign employee. That person might be here on an H-1B visa, or have green card status but, either way, he or she is in strange world. Public agencies make it hard for them. Forms require completion and there are administrative deadlines for applications which these newcomers don’t understand. It gets frustrating.

We Explain Bureaucracy

Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services understands the problem. We work with all kinds of organizations and the workforce may have a mix of foreign-born and native-born American employees. We believe the newcomers ought to get the assistance they must have and help dealing with government bureaucracies is a Countrywide group legal plan benefit option.

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You cannot blame anyone for feeling anxious about debt. The great recession has made many people very sensitive about money. Financial wellness can be endangered by too much debt and that causes a lot of worry. Forward thinking organizations must address this worry and help relieve it.

People ordinarily budget for routine expenses but sometimes events happen unexpectedly. It could be a medical bill or notification that the student grace period has ended. That can toss a budget into a world spin. One can accidently forget to pay the credit card bill on time. That results in penalties. Consumers can get bewildered and this does not help maintain financial wellness.

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Countrywide service makes us one of the best group legal plans vendors. Nevertheless, we know our pre-paid legal services do not cover all legal situations.

American law has many specialty areas. Domestic, adoption, marine and intellectual property are examples. Plan members might have issues beyond the ordinary and need special assistance. Unlike some vendors, Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services will not hesitate to make referrals if it is necessary. Outside counsel can be called in on special cases. The cost can be considerable and these attorneys command higher than normal fees, but we help our plan members. Countrywide wants this service to be affordable and fee reductions are a part of any referral. Continue reading

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Data breaches are becoming analogous with armed robbery in our society. Hackers can scale security walls of major retail companies. Best Buy is only the latest retail chain to have its data security compromised. Kmart, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Panera Bread have all experienced data theft.

The greatest danger is the volume. Thousands of people are getting their personal financial information compromised. Hackers have become more sophisticated in an industry which is now worldwide. They do more than just set up bogus credit card accounts; they sell batches of data to other criminal organizations. They, in turn, maximize the losses. It is becoming easy for felons to invade credit card and bank accounts.

Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services offers group legal plan benefits to organizations, but we do more than that. We also provide identity theft and credit monitoring plans that employers should consider. The financial wellness and safety of their employees may depend upon it. Continue reading