Group Legal

Studies show that seven out of ten employees experience one or more legal events in a year.  We are pleased to offer a group legal plan that will help cover the costs of legal expenses associated with a variety of needs, including document preparation and review, family law, estate planning, traffic offenses, and more.  As an Effingham County Schools employee, you have access to a variety of legal resources such as guidebooks and videos, a glossary, helpful website links, and a personal information organizer through ARAG, even if you are not enrolled in the legal plan. Click here for more information.

 

 

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Important Documents

Effingham County Schools employees may enroll in the legal plan and access a variety of legal benefits. Telephone advice and office consultations with a network attorney are provided on an unlimited number of personal legal matters. Trials for covered matters are also covered.

Telephone and Office Consultations


  • Consultations for an unlimited number of matters with attorney

 

  • During the consultation, the attorney will review the law, discuss your rights and responsibilities, explore your options, and recommend a course of action

 

  • Trials for covered members are covered

Available Coverages


MONEY MATTERS
  • Debt Collection Defense
  • Identity Theft Defense
  • Negotiations with Creditors
  • Personal Bankruptcy
  • Tax Audit Representation
  • Tax Collection Defense
  • Promissory Notes
 
REAL ESTATE MATTERS
  • Boundary or Title Disputes
  • Deeds
  • Eviction Defense
  • Foreclosure / Mortgages
  • Property Tax Assessment
  • Sale, Purchase or Refinancing (Primary, Secondary or Vacation Home)
  • Home Equity Loans (Primary, Secondary or Vacation Home)
  • Security Deposit Assistance
  • Tenant Negotiations
  • Zoning Applications

 

DEFENSE OF CIVIL LAWSUITS

  • Administrative Hearings
  • Civil Litigation Defense
  • Incompetency Defense
  • Pet Liabilities
  • School Hearings
 
ESTATE PLANNING
  • Codicils
  • Healthcare Proxies
  • Living Wills
  • Powers of Attorney (Healthcare, Financial, Childcare, Immigration)
  • Simple and Complex Wills
  • Trusts (Revocable and Irrevocable)
 
FAMILY & PERSONAL
  • Adoption
  • Affidavits
  • Demand Letters
  • Divorce (contested and uncontested)
  • Garnishment defense
  • Guardianship or Conservatorship
  • Immigration Assistance
  • Juvenile Court Defense (including criminal)
  • Name Change
  • Personal Property Protection
  • Prenuptial Agreement
  • Protection from Domestic Violence
  • Review of Personal Legal Documents

 

CIVIL LAWSUITS

  • Administrative Hearings
  • Civil Litigation Defense
  • Incompetency Defense
  • Disputes (Consumer goods & Services)
  • Pet Liabilities
  • Small Claims Assistance
 
ELDER LAW MATTERS
  • Consultations and Document Review for issues related to your parents including Medicare, Medicaid, Prescription Plans, Nursing Home Agreements, Leases, Notes, Deeds, Wills, and Powers of Attorney

 

TRAFFIC OFFENSES

  • Defense of Traffic Tickets (excludes DUI)
  • Driving Privilege Restoration (Includes License Suspension Due to DUI)
  • Reposession

 

E-SERVICES
  • Attorney Locator
  • Financial Planning
  • Law Firm E-Panel
  • Self-Help Legal Documents
  • Work / Life Resources