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The open enrollment period is a time of reflection. Employees will look at their coverages in the light of premium and/or deductible increases and decide if any changes must be made. That’s prudent behavior, but there is something left out. There needs to be an answer to a major what – if statement: what if I am in a coma and cannot respond.

Medical Emergencies Come Unannounced

It can be a stroke or cardiac arrest that sends a person into the darkness. Healthcare providers have a mandate to keep a person alive. It means a comatose patient is on life support for extended periods of time. Someone is needed to make decisions. Not all group legal plans have this service, but Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services offers the drafting of a living will and legal powers of attorney.

The objective of both is straightforward: authorized decision-making in the case of a medical calamity. The living will provide instructions on what to do if a group legal plan member is no longer able to communicate. The living will is a pre-paid legal services benefit that also benefits the healthcare provider. The decisions about medical care are written down and the care provider need only follow them. Continue reading

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Legal documents are written records.They will express compensation in a contract, guarantee the service of a warranty, and the obligations of a lease. There should be no confusion but sometimes there are problems. The best group legal plans will help people interpret the language.

The terms and definitions can confuse a reader. The language is dry and requires definition for understanding. Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services would like to assist people. We have a group legal plan benefit covering document review.

A nationwide network of lawyers provides our legal services. They can review even the most obscure legal papers. The attorneys respond to all questions and offer expert advice. Should a group legal plan member forget to ask a question that is a problem. We allow an unlimited number of telephone calls on a given matter. The plan member can easily get answers that he or she requires. Continue reading

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Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services is proud of its reputation. We have administered legal plans for over 30 years and our clients are very satisfied with what we do for them. The secret to our success is the type of service we offer. It is the best in the industry and that is not just our pre-paid legal services options, either.

The Secondary Services Are Important.

Plan members like having simple wills drafted and foreign-born employees appreciate our help with public agencies. The assistance is not impersonal. Countrywide does more than use webpage Q&As to help people. We make use of a network of highly qualified professionals and each one is available for a conference. We know that not all questions might be answered in the one on one meetings. A group legal plan member may make as many follow-up telephone calls to the attorney as necessary on a given question. Continue reading

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Death and taxes are the only things you can be sure of in this life. Employees will sometimes ignore the possibility of death and forget about writing a will. We admit dying is a morbid subject, but it cannot be ignored. Your family’s security depends on a will.

Group legal plans will promote right simple wills and Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services is no exception. Drafting a simple will is one of our group legal plan options and a very popular one. Continue reading

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Government bureaucracy can be a world of confusion. People dealing with the government spend a lot of time filling out forms and applications. Failure to properly fill in the blanks or provide information can send the process back to square one. Group legal plans should offer help with government agencies but not all do. Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services, however, will help plan members deal with government Continue reading

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Summer holidays have special sales and retailers will sweeten the deal by offering warranties. The opportunity is almost irresistible. The consumer pays for a guarantee of repair service that reduces future costs. Or, so that person hopes. No one expects warranty fraud, but it happens.

There are Unethical People

The merchant might not deliver the signed copy to the buyer. This unethical business professional also might refuse to use parts specified in the warranty document. An auto warranty is a masterpiece of fine print. The devil can be in almost illegible small print. The consumer gets cheated and loses money. Not all group legal plans offer consumer protection help. Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services has this as one of the group legal plan benefit options.

We Help with Consumer Protection

Countrywide has a comprehensive pre-paid legal services plan whose options will complement each other. Depending on the plan, our attorneys will review a warranty. These legal experts will point out problems and explain all the details. They help a group legal plan member determine if warranty fraud occurred. Continue reading

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Cybersecurity is big business. Companies are worried about hackers and build thicker walls against those thieves. Ordinary consumers might feel safe, but their individual information can be stolen. It may be a telephone solicitation or phishing email; there are ways to take personal data. Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services wants to help people protect their bank accounts and credit cards

We Sound the Alarm

Alerts are the customary means of personal protection. Sudden drops in credit scores are clues someone else is using your credit card data. The Countrywide credit monitoring uses three credit agencies to monitor activity. Sudden changes in credit scores are released to a plan member. The process of reporting damage can begin immediately.

Recovering from a cyber-attack is not easy. A great deal of paperwork is required right away. Usually more than one bank or credit card company must be notified of the theft. Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services offers a variety of assistance in our group legal plan benefit. We do the same with ID protection. Continue reading

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Legal documents have their own special language. “Whereas” and “sine die” are words of history used in modern times. The language can confuse and that isn’t good.

People worry they may be falling into a trap. A contract, lease or warranty may have a double meaning, or at least a person may think they do. Fear of the nouns and verbs will make a person hesitate to sign a document. Group legal plans aid in explaining the language. Countrywide Pre-Paid legal services offer such help.

Countryside Reviews the Legal Documents

Legal documents ordinarily are brief and Countrywide attorneys review up to six pages. Our nationwide network of attorneys are experts in legal language. They will analyze the pages and explain the meanings. Our group legal plan lawyers spot traps in the clauses. They will alert the plan member to these pitfalls, permitting that individual to request changes be made to any contract or lease. Continue reading

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Group legal plans will specialize in drafting simple wills. It is the type of pre-paid services benefit everyone likes. Even though it is sensible financial planning, writing a will can also prevent a major domestic problem: the family feud.

Estate Battles are Brutal

Estates will bring out the worst even in tightknit families. A cousin or a sister may lay claim to a certain item, while a nephew insists he was entitled to some money. Arguments can even start up at the viewing or the funeral. Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services provides a will writing service for group legal plan members.

We do not use templates or fill in the blank forms. Our clients are all over the country and different states have unique rules about estates. Countrywide services rely on our nationwide network of attorneys. These professionals sit down with group legal plan members and go over the mechanics of the last will. We must remind you that we compose simple wills. Anything more than six pages is not part of the pre-paid legal services benefit. Still, most employees don’t need elaborate wills with lengthy clauses and codicils. We provide the services most truly need. Continue reading

 

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Vendors will promote primary services when selling group legal plans. They will stress legal document reviews or simple will drafting, but not mention secondary services. That was a mistake. There’s more to a pre-paid legal services benefit, and secondary services will enhance the plans quality.

We understand the importance of the secondary benefit. The Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services attorney is provided with tools necessary to provide excellent service. A plan member can quickly set up a face-to-face meeting with our lawyer. All questions are answered fully, and all services are explained. If a person needs to ask additional questions later, we make it easy. A plan member may make an unlimited number of telephone calls on a given issue.

The Group Legal Plan Secondary Benefits Add Quality

The secondary services provide a little extra. Countrywide offers a consumer protection service that can go beyond the lawyer’s advice. Additional help in getting a consumer complaint resolved comes from communication. A Countrywide lawyer can make telephone calls and write letters on behalf of the plan member. The additional services may persuade a stubborn retailer to honor a warranty agreement.
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