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!

Whitfield County Schools employees may enroll in the ARAG 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 from beginning to end.

 

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ARAG provides you with telephone and office consultations for an unlimited number of matters with the attorney of your choice. During the consultation, the attorney will review the law, discuss your rights and responsibilities, explore your options and recommend a course of action.  Emergency service with an attorney is even available 24 hours a day / 7 days a week.  The ARAG Legal Center, an online resource with information and education, is available for all Whitfield County Schools employees, regardless of enrollment in the legal plan.

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 from beginning to end

Available Coverages


CONSUMER PROTECTION MATTERS
  • Disputes over Consumer Goods and Services
  • Small Claims Assistance
DEFENSE OF CIVIL LAWSUITS
  • Administrative Hearings
  • Civil Litigation Defense
  • Incompetency Defense
  • Pet Liabilities
  • School Hearings
DOCUMENT PREPARATION & REVIEW
  • Affidavits; Deeds; Demand Letters
  • Mortgages
  • Promissory Notes
  • Review of Any Personal Legal Documents
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 as these affect the Participant
ESTATE PLANNING DOCUMENTS
  • Codicils
  • Healthcare Proxies
  • Living Wills
  • Powers of Attorney (Healthcare, Financial, Childcare)
  • Simple and Complex Wills
  • Trusts (Revocable and Irrevocable)
FAMILY LAW
  • Adoption and Legitimization
  • Guardianship or Conservatorship
  • Name Change
  • Prenuptial Agreement
  • Protection from Domestic Violence
  • Divorce (contested and uncontested)
FINANCIAL MATTERS
  • Debt Collection Defense
  • Foreclosure Defense
  • Identity Theft Defense
  • Negotiations with Creditors
  • Personal Bankruptcy
  • Tax Audit Representation
  • Tax Collection Defense
IMMIGRATION ASSISTANCE
  • Advice and Consultation
  • Preparation of Affidavits and Powers of Attorney
  • Review of Immigration Documents
JUVENILE MATTERS
  • Juvenile Court Defense, including Criminal Matters
  • Parental Responsibility Matters
TRAFFIC OFFENSES
  • Defense of Traffic Tickets (excludes DUI)
  • Driving Privilege Restoration (Includes License Suspension due to DUI)
PERSONAL PROPERTY PROTECTION
  • Assistance for disputes over goods and services
  • Consultations and Document Review for Personal Property Issues
REAL ESTATE MATTERS
  • Boundary or Title Disputes
  • Eviction and Tenant Problems (Primary Residence - Tenant Only)
  • Home Equity Loans (Primary, Secondary or Vacation Home)
  • Property Tax Assessment
  • Sale, Purchase or Refinancing (Primary, Secondary or Vacation Home)
  • Security Deposit Assistance (For Tenant)
  • Zoning Applications