Legal Coverage

You may purchase (via payroll deductions) pre-paid legal services provided by Hyatt Legal, a MetLife company. See below for detailed information including your legal coverage, premium costs, and contacts.

By enrolling in legal coverage, you will have access to telephone and office consultations for an unlimited number of personal legal matters with an attorney of your choice. Legal representation will be be available for the following services:

  • Estate planning documents
  • Juvenile matters
  • Civil lawsuits defense
  • Criminal matters
  • Real estate matters
  • Legal document review
  • Family law
  • Immigration assistance
  • Elder law
  • Financial matters
  • Document preparation
  • Traffic offenses

See the Hyatt Legal Plan Summary for an overview of covered services.

See the Hyatt Legal Fact Sheet for the complete detail of covered services and exclusions.

Any State employee that satisfies all of the following criteria is eligible to enroll:

Enrollment periods

Employees may enroll in legal coverage during one of the following periods:

Enrollment process

Please fill out the Legal Care Deduction Authorization Form and send it to your HR office.

The bi-weekly premium costs are:

2018 2019
Individual $2.81 $3.11
Family* $4.32 $4.78

* Covers employee, spouse, and dependents.

Please contact Hyatt Legal for additional information and assistance:

  • Visit and enter access code 7580001 for the Single Plan and 7590001 for the Family Plan
  • Call 1-800-821-6400, Monday–Friday, 8am–9pm EST