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  • Description of benefits: Each member is entitled to one (1) initial thirty-minute office or telephone consultation per separate legal matter at no cost with a network attorney. In the event that you wish to retain a participating attorney after the initial consultation, you will be provided with a preferred rate reduction of 25% from the attorney's normal hourly rate. Virtually all types of legal matters are eligible for these services.
Examples of Common Legal Questions:
  • Business Legal Services
    We provide legal advice, consultation and representation for corporations, partnerships as well as commercial contracts and other common business activities.
  • Civil / Consumer Issues
    This category includes issues relating to retail transactions, warranty and other consumer products matters, issues relating to governmental entitlements and benefits, advice on small claims court and other general legal matters.
  • Criminal Matters
    These services include the defense of both misdemeanor as well as felony criminal acts of all kinds.
  • Estate Planning Law
    COPE's affiliate legal/financial provider has secured relationships with estate planning law firms that have agreed to prepare estate planning & asset preservation vehicles at prices as low as 25% off usual fees. These services include Wills, Revocable Living Trusts, Charitable Trusts, etc.
  • Immigration and Naturalization
    Immigration lawyers deal with questions concerning green cards, U.S. citizenship, work and student visas, family based immigration, deportation and removal defense, INS and immigration court appeals, asylum and many other immigration issues.
  • Personal / Family Legal Services
    These services include adoption and guardianship, custody and support matters, divorce, separation and annulment issues, name changes as well as other domestic or family law issues.
  • Real Estate
    Real estate services include assistance in the acquisition or sale of real property, lease and rental agreements, property boundary disputes and other matters surrounding personal real property.

Financial

  • Description of Benefits: Each member is entitled to no cost telephonic consultation with staff model financial counselors. Typical matters include credit counseling, debt and budgeting assistance, tax planning, retirement and college planning questions. These services are provided by seasoned financial professionals and licensed CPA’s. Telephone consultations are generally limited to thirty minutes per issue. Local referrals are available for more complex financial planning issues.
Common Financial Questions:
    It is becoming increasingly important for individuals to plan for the future. According to the Journal of Accountancy, one of the top priorities of most Americans is to accumulate wealth for retirement years. There are many areas in which the professionals we have contracted with can help members with their Retirement Planning needs. One of the most effective ways to meet this objective is to manage cash flow and invest it properly to reach desired levels of saving. The professionals who we can refer members to will assist them in charting a path which will assist them to accumulate savings and invest the savings into a well-diversified portfolio.
Personal Services For:
  • Retirement Planning
  • College Funding
  • Life Insurance Needs
  • Estate Conservation
  • Charitable Giving
  • IRA Funding
General Budget Assistance Business Services For:
  • Buy-Sell Funding
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Executive Bonus
  • Key Person Protection
  • Voluntary Payroll Deduction Programs
  • Qualified Plan Funding
  • SEP Keoghs
  • 401 (k)s Pensions

Mediation

  • Description of Benefits: Each member is entitled to one (1) initial thirty-minute office or telephone consultation per separate legal matter at no cost with a network mediator. In the event that the member wishes to retain a participating mediator after the initial consultation, they will be provided with a preferred rate reduction of 25% from the mediator’s normal hourly rate. Typical matters may include divorce & child custody, contractual & consumer disputes, real estate & landlord tenant, car accidents & insurance disputes, etc.

Tax Consultation and Preparation

  • Description of Benefits: Members are entitled to receive a 30-minute telephonic income tax planning related consultation per year on each separate tax issue they encounter. Preparation of all personal income tax documents are prepared by a CPA at a preferred rate reduction of 25% from the CPA’s normal fee.

Do-It-Yourself Legal Forms

  • Description of Benefits: Our simple and inexpensive online/assisted (members will have access to telephonic document preparers) process will enable consumers to complete their own legal document preparation from the comfort of their home, without incurring the cost of an attorney, or dealing with lengthy completion and delivery periods. Member’s will receive a preferred discount of 10% off and the types of forms include, divorce, wills, living wills, power of attorneys, immigration and much more.

Matters involving disputes or actions between members and their employer, COPE, COPE's legal/financial affiliate, or its plan sponsors, agents or their officers, directors or employees are specifically excluded from eligibility of this plan. Also excluded are matters that, in the attorney’s opinion, lack merit. Court costs, filing fees and fines are the responsibility of the member.