Are you taking advantage of your legal services benefit? If you are a State employee in the General Government Unit, you can consult an attorney to discuss most common legal questions, and we will pay for it—up to $1500 per year!
For example, have you been putting off making or updating your will? Are you thinking of starting a trust fund for your children? Are you:
- About to get married or divorced?
- Buying or selling a home?
- Dealing with a difficult landlord or neighbor?
- Facing immigration, adoption or custody issues?
If you are a current State of Alaska employee in the General Government Unit and answered “yes” to any of these questions, we can help.
We will pay up to $200 per hour to the qualified attorney of your choice so that you can get the advice you need on covered legal matters like these. The deductible is just $100 per year, no co-payment, and your eligible dependents can use the benefit, too!
How can we provide this free service? Simple: It is a benefit you have earned as a State of Alaska employee represented by ASEA. The State pays us $4 per pay period on your behalf, and you can get up to $1500 for covered legal services each year. You owe it to yourself and your family to take advantage of this valuable benefit.
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PLAN CHANGE EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2017
Annual deductible is reduced from $100 to $25!
We want to ensure that ASEA Legal Trust Plan benefits are accessible to all Plan participants. Therefore, effective January 1, 2017, the Plan annual deductible is reduced to $25 per plan year. You must meet a $25 deductible each plan year (which begins each July 1) before the plan starts to pay benefits. ASEA Legal Services Trust Plan benefits are then payable at $200 per hour with a maximum payment of $1,500 for the Plan year.
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Member Comment Period
The next meeting is Thursday, April 6, 2017. The Member Comment Period gives you the opportunity to share your ideas and voice your opinions or concerns regarding ASEA Legal Services with the Board of Trustees at the next regular meeting.