Income Assistance from the Federal Government

You may have heard that the Federal Government will be sending stimulus checks to help American’s make it through this difficult time.

Who qualifies to get a check, how much will the checks be and when will they arrive?
Will there be more than one check?
What other financial support is included in the new legislation?  

The government stimulus legislation is still in process and fluid. Our experienced provider attorneys are tracking the latest developments and can provide the most up to date analysis of the situation. 

If you need legal assistance, you can get help from our attorneys. View plans and pricing or join now and speak with an attorney in as little as 4 hours.

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More stress is not what you need. 

Peace of mind is.

Our Legal Protection Services are accessible 24/7 in an emergency and through our app

Access your law firm any time, without leaving your home.

One membership covers your whole family.

LegalShield Provider Attorneys are Available to Answer Questions About Financial Concerns

The Coronavirus pandemic has raised a lot of legal questions. Getting sound legal advice and support at a time like this can go a long way to reducing your stress and protecting your rights. LegalShield provider attorneys have been working to provide our 4.5 million members the guidance they need and we are committed to remaining open throughout the pandemic to provide legal support.

We’re here to help you too. Review the information below and then speak with one of our attorneys.

Trouble Paying Utility Bills

Many Americans are struggling to pay basic bills like gas and electric and are not sure about their options.

It’s still cold in my area but I can’t afford to pay the heating bill now. What options do I have?
Will utility companies turn off my water and electricity if I can’t pay on time this month?  
Does the federal stimulus legislation help with utilities and basic services? 


LegalShield provider attorneys are available to answer your questions, provide advice and even make phone calls or write letters on your behalf to a utility company. At the very least, we can reduce your stress level by providing accurate guidance.  

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Dealing with Credit Card Debt

Millions of Americans carry credit card debt and are concerned about making their monthly payment. If you have credit card debt and you’ve lost your income, paying next month’s bill may not be on the top of your priority list.

If I miss a payment or two because of Coronavirus, will I still be charged late fees and penalties?
What options do I have to maintain my credit score if I can’t pay right now?
How long will my cell phone service last before they turn it off for 

non-payment?

Generally speaking, the agreements you signed with each vendor are still enforceable. To make good choices and avoid unnecessary financial penalties or negative impact to your credit score, it’s important that you know your rights and the options available to you. With a personal plan from LegalShield, you can speak with an attorney about any personal legal issue for as little as $24.95 per month. If you join today, our provider attorneys can discuss the specific actions you need to take to resolve financial issues.

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Difficulty Making Rent, Mortgage and Car Payments

Many Americans have seen their income shrink while others have lost their jobs altogether. The stress from not being able to pay your rent or mortgage can be overwhelming.

If I can’t pay rent, what are my rights regarding eviction?
I’m not going to be able to make my mortgage payment, how do I protect against foreclosure?  
Is the Federal Government offering any help to renters or homeowners?

You do have rights and options. Our provider attorneys are tracking the latest developments both on the federal and state levels. If you are having problems meeting financial obligations due to lost income, you can speak with one of our attorneys to get information about protecting your rights and developing solutions. It will reduce your stress level too.

LEARN MORE

Employment Issues and Your Income

Coronavirus is wreaking havoc on businesses and people’s jobs. Here are some of the most common questions on which we’ve been advising our members.

My employer does not provide paid sick leave. Can they force me to come to work?
I’m supposed to travel for work. Can my employer fire me for refusing to travel?
Can I use my FMLA time even if I’m not infected?
My co-worker seems sick. Do I have the right to work from home?

Our provider attorneys are available to discuss any issues or concerns you have about your job. By speaking with them, you can learn more about the steps to take to protect your rights. If you need help with an employment related issue, we suggest you speak to an attorney or visit our employment law blog post. It’ll reduce your stress.

LEARN MORE

Additional Resources and Support

For more information about many of the questions raised above, we encourage you to read our blog post about consumer finance issues. We have included information about the most common questions and we will continue to add new content as things unfold. Check back often.

Also, LegalShield and its network of 39 law firms that cover the entire US and Canada will remain open to help our members throughout the course of this pandemic.

Whether you just need a little advice, a contract reviewed or you need an attorney to make calls and write letters on your behalf to resolve a thorny financial issue with a utility company, bank or employer, there is no more cost effective way to get the help you need than by becoming a member of LegalShield.

 Below you can learn more about plan benefits, pricing and how to join.  

LEARN MORE

LegalShield Attorneys Are Available to Answer
Questions About Financial Concerns

Income Assistance from the Federal Government

You may have heard that the Federal Government will be sending stimulus checks to help American’s make it through this difficult time.

Who qualifies to get a check, how much will the checks be and when will they arrive?
Will there be more than one check?
What other financial support is included in the new legislation?  

The government stimulus legislation is still in process and fluid. Our experienced provider attorneys are tracking the latest developments and can provide the most up to date analysis of the situation. For quick answers, we suggest you read our new finance blog post.

If you need help with a legal issue, we suggest you speak with an attorney. It’ll reduce your stress.

LEARN MORE

Trouble Paying Utility Bills

LegalShield provider attorneys are available to answer your questions, provide advice and even make phone calls or write letters on your behalf to a utility company. At the very least, we can reduce your stress level by providing accurate guidance. For quick answers to common questions, check out our new consumer finance blog post.

Many Americans are struggling to pay basic bills like gas and electric and are not sure about their options. 

LEARN MORE

It’s still cold in my area but I can’t afford to pay the heating bill now. What options do I have?
Will utility companies turn off my water and electricity if I can’t pay on time this month?  
Does the federal stimulus legislation help with utilities and basic services?    

Dealing with Credit Card Debt

Generally speaking, the agreements you signed with each vendor are still enforceable. To make good choices and avoid unnecessary financial penalties or negative impact to your credit score, it’s important that you know your rights and the options available to you. With a personal plan from LegalShield, you can speak with an attorney about any personal legal issue for as little as $24.95 per month. If you join today, we can discuss the specific actions you need to take to resolve financial issues.

Millions of Americans carry credit card debt and are concerned about making their monthly payment. If you have credit card debt and you’ve lost your income, paying next month’s bill may not be on the top of your priority list.

LEARN MORE

If I miss a payment or two because of Coronavirus, will I still be charged late fees and penalties?
What options do I have to maintain my credit score if I can’t pay right now?
How long will my cell phone service last before they turn it off for 
non-payment?

Difficulty Making Rent, Mortgage and Car Payments

You do have rights and options. Our attorneys are tracking the latest developments both on the federal and state levels. If you are having problems meeting financial obligations due to lost income, you can speak with one of our attorneys to get step by step instructions for protecting your rights and developing solutions. It will reduce your stress level too.

Many Americans have seen their income shrink while others have lost their jobs altogether. The stress from not being able to pay your rent or mortgage can be overwhelming.

If I can’t pay rent, what are my rights regarding eviction?
I’m not going to be able to make my mortgage payment, how do I protect against foreclosure?  
Is the Federal Government offering any help to renters or homeowners?

LEARN MORE

Employment Issues and Your Income

Our provider attorneys are available to discuss any issues or concerns you have about your job. By speaking with them, you can learn more about the steps to take to protect your rights. If you need help with an employment related issue, we suggest you speak to an attorney or visit our employment law blog post. It’ll reduce your stress.

Coronavirus is wreaking havoc on businesses and people’s jobs.  Here are some of the most common questions on which we’ve been advising our members.

My employer does not provide paid sick leave. Can they force me to come to work?
I’m supposed to travel for work. Can my employer fire me for refusing to travel?
Can I use my FMLA time even if I’m not infected?
My co-worker seems sick. Do I have the right to work from home?

LEARN MORE

Additional Resources and Support

For quick answers to many of the questions raised above, we encourage you to visit our blog post about consumer finance issues. We've provided more information about the most common questions and we will continue to add new content as things unfold. Check back often.

Also, LegalShield and its network of 39 law firms that cover the entire US and Canada will remain open to help our members throughout the course of this pandemic.

Whether you just need a little advice, a contract reviewed or you need an attorney to make calls and write letters on your behalf to resolve a thorny financial issue with a utility company, bank or employer, there is no more cost effective way to get the help you need than by becoming a member of LegalShield.

 Below you can learn more about plan benefits, pricing and how to join. 

LEARN MORE

The Coronavirus pandemic has raised a lot of legal questions. Getting sound legal advice and support at a time like this can go a long way to reducing your stress and protecting your rights. LegalShield provider attorneys have been working to provide our 4.5 million members the guidance they need and we are committed to remaining open throughout the pandemic to provide legal support.

We’re here to help you too. Review the information below and then speak with one of our attorneys.


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