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Law Officer's Legal Plan

Protecting You and Your Family

The Law Officer's Legal Plan is an affordable legal solution designed to meet the specific needs of law officers of any federal, state, or local governmental agency.


What’s covered? Rest easy knowing a lawyer can help you and your family with a wide range of personal legal matters including Will creation, landlord/tenant issues, real estate matters, consumer finance, traffic law, and much more (see other side for details). We also provide 24/7 access for covered emergencies.


Who’s covered? Government employees — Any employee of any federal, state, or local governmental agency acting in the course of such person's employment. This includes any employee with rights to an administrative hearing. Plan covers the employee, spouse and dependents:


• The Member

• The Member’s Spouse

• Never married Dependents under 26 years of age who are permanent residents of the Member’s household or full-time students

• Children under 18 years of age for whom the Member, or the Member’s Spouse, is the legal guardian

• Any Dependent, regardless of age, who is physically disabled or mentally incapacitated resulting in an inability to make legally binding decisions and is: a. unable to be employed. b. 51% or more financially dependent upon the Member or Member’s Spouse; and c. lives at home with the Member or Member’s Spouse

Law Officer's Legal Plan Benefits


Unlimited topics, personal or business even on pre-existing conditions.


After-hours consultation for covered legal emergencies such as: if you’re arrested or detained, if you’re seriously injured, if you’re served with a warrant, or if the state tries to take your child(ren).



Available at the discretion of your Provider Lawyer.



Contracts/documents up to 10 pages each. For an unlimited number of personal documents and for 1 business document per membership year.



• Standard Will with yearly reviews/updates

• Available to covered family members for $20

• Other documents available: Living Will, Durable Power of Attorney



It is your worst nightmare - a tragic accident resulting in the loss of life, especially in the line of duty

LegalShield will pay the legal fees of your provider law firm for your defense if you are criminally charged with Negligent Homicide or Vehicular Homicide, including Manslaughter. This also applies for covered members of your family.



• One hour of consultation, advice, or assistance when you are notified of an audit by the IRS.

• An additional 2.5 hours if a settlement is not achieved within 30 days. 

• If your case goes to court, you’ll receive 46.5 hours of your

Provider Law Firm’s services.

• Coverage for this service begins with the tax return due April 15 of the year you enroll.


• Legal consultation, advice, and representation for two administrative inquiries/investigations per membership year.

• Advice, council, and representation for one pre-termination hearing per-year.

• Pre-trial prep work and trial representation for post-termination hearings as described in the chart below:


If you or your spouse is named defendant or respondent in a covered civil action filed in court.



If you or your spouse is named defendant or respondent in a covered civil action filed in court.


You may use your preferred member discount and phone consultation benefit for any plan exclusions: fines; court costs; penalties; expert witness fees; bonds; bail bonds; and any out-of-pocket expenses are your responsibility and are not part of your membership fees and/or benefits. A retainer fee may be required prior to services being rendered for services not otherwise covered by your membership benefits. Due to regulatory requirements, benefits and rates vary in certain states. The information contained on this material is for illustrative purposes only and is not a contract. It is intended to provide a general overview of plan coverage; only a plan contract can give actual terms, coverage, amounts, conditions and exclusions.


This plan covers city, county and state law enforcement officers only. This is a general overview of your legal plan coverage for illustration purposes only. See a plan contract for complete terms, coverage, amounts, conditions and exclusions.



Trial defense services: Matters not covered under plan benefits and which you may use your preferred member rate for services are: dependents (covers member and spouse only); bankruptcy; divorce; separation; annulment; child custody or other divorce or domestic-related matters; charges of DUI/DWI; drug-related matters (whether prescribed or not); hit-and-run; leaving the scene of an accident; and civil or criminal charges occurring as a result of operating a commercial vehicle with more than two axles. Plan benefits apply only to charges of job-related criminal actions. Benefits do not cover instances in which you are named in a civil lawsuit or have criminal charges filed against you because you are listed as an owner, manager or associate of the business and you had no direct involvement with the act or matter that gave rise to the lawsuit or criminal charge; lawsuits filed because of something that occurred prior to your enrollment or because of conditions that were reasonably anticipated or foreseeable prior to your enrollment (even if the lawsuit is filed after you become a member); class actions, interventions or amicus curiae filings in which the covered member is a party (or potential party); garnishment; attachment or any other appeal; claims, defenses, or legal positions which your provider law firm determines will not prevail in court or are frivolous or without merit. Administrative and termination hearing: Not covered under this benefit are hearings and investigations or inquiries which result from any alcohol or drug-related matter or allegation involving the use of chemicals. Also not covered are hearings resulting from matters arising other than from the direct performance of job responsibilities while on active duty, such as reduction in force or any other termination or separation from service unrelated to job performance. Pre-existing conditions are not covered. Motor vehicle legal services: Representation under this benefit is provided when the member has a valid driver’s license and is driving a properly licensed motor vehicle. Pre- existing conditions; charges of DUI/DWI related matters; drug-related matters; hit-and-run related charges; leaving the scene of an accident; and unmeritorious cases are excluded. Commercial vehicles with more than two axles are not covered. Driver’s license and personal injury/property damage recovery assistance is limited to two and one-half (2-1/2) hours of lawyer time per claim, does not include the filing of a lawsuit, and excludes personal injury and property claims exceeding $2,000. IRS audit legal services: Coverage includes the return due on April 15th of the first membership year. Does not cover garnishment; attachment or any other appeal; class actions; interventions or amicus curiae filings; charges of tax fraud or income tax evasions; trust returns; business and/or corporate tax returns; payroll and information returns; partnerships; corporation returns or portions thereof that are included in the member’s tax returns; pre-existing conditions— where member has been notified by the IRS prior to enrollment; and services rendered by an enrolled agent.

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