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MetLife Estate Planning Services
(Not available for all membership levels.)
Help ensure your family is provided for in the future with our estate planning services ¹ ²
Experts at hand
Having a will prevents unnecessary stress and ensures your final wishes are clear. We offer valuable legal resources through MetLife Legal Plans to assist you with creating or updating a will at no additional cost to you with your Supplemental Life coverage. Get unlimited access to create and execute key estate planning documents with access to Network Attorneys so you can feel confident you’re making the right decisions.
Tailored guidance when it matters most
Choose to complete wills and other important documents easily online by answering a few simple questions in as little as 15 minutes or meet with any of our more than 18,000 network attorneys in-person or by phone for a one-on-one consultation in a private and supportive environment. There are no claim forms to file for covered services when using a network attorney–fees are taken care of through your plan. To help you find the right fit for you, you can use an out-of-network attorney, the fees reimbursed for these services are based on a set fee schedule.
You’ve got it covered
Take advantage of covered services including:
- Unlimited access: Create and execute wills online on your own schedule. Talk to an attorney as many times as needed to
prepare, update or revise a will.
- Protection for the unexpected: Prepare living wills and powers of attorney to help ease the stress if individuals become unable to make decisions for themselves.
These services are automatically available to you when your life insurance coverage starts.
Expert guidance is just a click away
Simply visit legalplans.com/estateplanning to get started!
Other services that may also be included with your life coverage
- Estate Resolution Services³: Settle an estate with ease.
- Grief Counseling Services⁴: Access professional support in a time of need.
Individuals have the option to use the out-of-network reimbursement feature to retain an attorney who does not participate in MetLife Legal Plans’ attorney network. If an out-of-network attorney is chosen, the individual will be responsible for any attorneys’ fees that exceed the reimbursed amount.
¹ Included with Supplemental Life Insurance. 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 Property and Casualty Insurance Company and Affiliates, 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. 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.
² Digital Estate Planning is not available for customers sitused in FL or located in GU, PR and VI. It 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/association 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 Property and Casualty Insurance Company and Affiliates, Warwick, RI.
³ Included with Supplemental Life Insurance. MetLife 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 Property and Casualty Insurance Company and Affiliates, 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.
⁴ Grief Counseling and Funeral Assistance services are provided through an agreement with LifeWorks. US Inc. LifeWorks is not an affiliate of MetLife, and the services LifeWorks proviades 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.
Nothing in these materials is intended to be advice for any particular situation or individual. Like most life insurance policies, MetLife Group Life insurance policies contain certain exceptions, waiting periods, reductions, limitations and terms for keeping them in force. Please contact your MetLife representative for complete details. Specific details regarding these provisions can be found in the booklet
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