Does anyone use the attorneys provided through our benefits?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Brown Biscuit, Jan 8, 2018.

  1. Brown Biscuit

    Brown Biscuit Blind every day

    If so is it worth it? Are they helpful? I have a wage garnishment going on that I’ve paid almost $6k to the last year and I’m sick of it. Ready to fight.
     
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  2. Refused/NR3

    Refused/NR3 Member

    Yes! My attorney is a Shark!
     
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  3. Coldworld

    Coldworld Ringleader of this sht show...

    Yes... it’s a great benefit that many parts of the country don’t have.. take advantage of it...and don’t forget to use them for a will....
     
  4. MC4YOU2

    MC4YOU2 Wherever I see Trump, it smells like he's Putin.

    I used the legal benefit several years ago and was quite pleased with the result. And it cost me zero. They worked on my case for about a year. Several phone calls, emails and letters were included and I'd estimate the out of pocket value to be somewhere in the thousands of dollars I saved. Go for it.
     
  5. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Single digit midget!

    I used our legal benefit when I closed on my condo. You are given the choice of using one of their lawyers or they will provide up to $400 if you choose to use your own. I was very pleased with the results.

    Coldworld, unless you a Rockefellor, there really is no need to use a lawyer to draft a will. I used www.doyourownwill.com-----it was very easy to use and I was pleased with results.
     
  6. Brown Biscuit

    Brown Biscuit Blind every day

    Thank you for the replies I will definitely be looking more into it!
     
  7. Coldworld

    Coldworld Ringleader of this sht show...

    Why would you need a lawyer to close on a condo??? And I used the lawyer for the will because I have scammers in our family who I have to make sure do not try to take my money and my kids for that matter...and it was free so why not??
     
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  8. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    Back east they use lawyers when buying or selling a place. I honestly don't know exactly why. Here I CA you don't need one.
     
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  9. Moneythehardway

    Moneythehardway Active Member

    Have used them, it served its' purpose in my case with no out of pocket costs
     
  10. PACNW

    PACNW Member

    Used them for my adoptions. Easy and free. They did all of the work.
     
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  11. Big Package

    Big Package The Smuggle is Real

    The wife and I are going to adopt. Once she owns the place she's running and/or I finish progression. Not too worried about passing the genes along I'm sure there's tons of bastard babies of mine running around a few states.
     
  12. Big Package

    Big Package The Smuggle is Real

    It's the weirdest thing. My aunt and uncle did when they bought their house, and we used one for both the house and for my grandmother's execution of will.

    To be fair though I had a buddy drop 3 grand on lawyers fees and stuff after buying a home with fudged inspection paperwork. In the long run he saved 20k, but sucks he had to pay it. It's gotta be that other states are more strict on inspection services or they do it through government and just figure it into taxes.
     
  13. Jkloc420

    Jkloc420 Well-Known Member

    yes im going to sue you
     
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  14. Gman33909

    Gman33909 Member

    I believe the enrollment window is closed you had to enroll in dec, I believe, but doesn't hurt to call and see if you can still enroll
     
  15. Brown Biscuit

    Brown Biscuit Blind every day

    You’re right, enrollment period is closed. I never received my informational packet in the mail and was too busy working peak to notice the window was closing. I guess they offer an appeal process, so going to take that route and see what happens!
     
  16. Dhydratd

    Dhydratd Active Member

    Who do I call about these legal benefits? My local?
     
  17. burrheadd

    burrheadd Esquire

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  18. MzTeaze

    MzTeaze Well-Known Member

    Read the fine print. Our plan doesn't pay for lawyers handling employment issues.
     
  19. Brown Biscuit

    Brown Biscuit Blind every day

    I believe it mentions not handling cases against the employer. The garnishment isn’t imposed by UPS and has nothing to do with it they merely take my money and give it to the third party. Don’t see why the legal representation couldn’t help me.
     
  20. Mr. Marshall

    Mr. Marshall Member

    I have been meaning to write a will. Is this covered or reduced in the central region?