Legal Plan

MetLife Legal Plans

The District offers a Voluntary Group Legal Plan through MetLife. This is a voluntary benefit offered to employees who are working at least 20 hours or more in a regular position.

Employees and qualified dependents can be covered. Dependent children can be covered until the end of the calendar year in which they turn 21.

Dependent Eligibility

Spouse: Legally Married

Children: Employee's natural, newborn, adopted, foster, step child(ren), or a child for whom the Covered Employee has been court-appointed as legal guardian or legal custodian.

Voluntary Group Legal Plan services include the following:

  • Advice and Consultation
  • Consumer Protection Matters
  • Defense of Civil Lawsuits
  • Document Preparation and Review such as Wills and Deeds, for example.
  • Estate Matters Planning Documents  such as Trusts, Living Wills, Powers of Attorney
  • Family Law, Adoption, Prenuptial Agreement, etc.
  • Debt and Financial Matters
  • Juvenile Court Defense
  • Real Estate Matters such as Title Disputes, Eviction, Home Equity Loan, Sales or Purchases.

National Network of over 14,000 attorneys in all 50 states. This plan contains both in and out-of-network benefits, with no claims forms for in-network plan usage and no copays or deductibles for any of these services.

MetLife Legal Plan Insurance Premiums (per paycheck), 24-Pay:

Tier: Employee Only: $7.50 per paycheck
Tier: Employee/ Spouse: $7.50 per paycheck
Tier: Employee/ Child(ren): $7.50 per paycheck
Tier: Employee/ Family: $7.50 per paycheck

ATTENTION 20 PAY EMPLOYEES

PLEASE NOTE: The premiums listed above are based on 24 pay periods. Employee who receive 20 paychecks, 186-day work schedule, will pay the rates listed above with an additional 20% Employee Pre-Pay which will be applied toward summer coverage.

MetLife Legal Plan Insurance Premiums (per paycheck), 20-Pay:

Tier: Employee Only: $9.00 per paycheck
Tier: Employee/ Spouse: $9.00 per paycheck
Tier: Employee/ Child(ren): $9.00 per paycheck
Tier: Employee/ Family: $9.00 per paycheck

If you have any questions, please contact the Insurance and Benefits Management Department at 239.337.8321 or email benefits.leeschools.net

Additional Information is available at 1.800.821.6400, or MetLife Legal Plans Web Page. When logging in, please enter access code: Legal.