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Legal Shield

Why would you need a legal plan? A legal service plan can help with all sorts of planned and unplanned legal issues.  As a Legal Shield member, you can be rest assured that whether you are facing a legal issue that’s big, small or somewhere in between, you will have access to legal advice and services when you need them.  The cost per month for this service is $15.95.

Learn more about Legal Shield & Identity Theft Shield:
Legal Shield Plan Sheet
Identity Theft Fact Sheet

Legal Shield Eligibility
    - Employee,
    - Spouse,
    - Domestic partner
    - Never-married dependent children under age 21 living at home,
    - Dependent children under age 18 for whom the member is legal guardian,
    - Full-time college students up to age 23; never married, dependent children,
    - Physically or mentally challenged children living at home

Identity Theft Plan 
Why should you protect your identity?
Identity theft affects millions of Americans each year.  Victims of Identity theft can face issues such as lost job opportunities, problems with securing a loan or harassment from debt collectors.  You can get the experts on your side with an Identity theft protection plan.  Services include access to your credit report (or consumer credit disclosure), consultations, expert restoration and more.  The cost per month for this service is $12.95

Learn more about Legal Shield Identity Restoration

Identity Theft Plan Eligibility
   - Employee
   - Spouse

Legal Shield and Identity Theft
An employee may enroll in both the Legal Shield and Identity Theft programs which will cost $25.90 per month. Eligibility is listed prior regarding who is covered under each plan.

How would an HCC employee enroll in either or both programs?
This website has information, videos, and allows employees to enroll.  Click here:  https://www.legalshield.com/info/hillsboroughcc

1. Click the "Signing Up" tab.

Signing Up

2. Membership Sign Up.

Membership Sign Up

Before you can move on to the next screen you must use the drop down for both:
- How often do you get paid?                      12 months*
- State                                                       Florida
(*Please note the cost per month is listed and will be calculated based on whether you are a 26 or 19 pay employee) – Click on GO.

3. Featured Plans

Featured Plans

4. Select your plan(s).

Select Your Plan

5. Complete the application. If you need assistance completing the application call:

Member Services

(You will complete the application, review your application and confirm that your application is submitted correctly to legal shield.

Once the application is submitted to Legal Shield it will take approximately 48 hours before the benefits department is notified to begin payroll deductions.

An employee may enroll in legal shield or legal identity theft as a new hire or during open enrollment.

Legal Shield Member Perks
Once you are a member you have the opportunity to save, on average, over $2,000 per year by being able to access purchases such as tickets, electronics, apparel, travel and more.

To get started click on:  mylegalshield.com, click on the Resources tab, then click on MEMBERPERKS.


Questions regarding any of the products listed above please contact:
Donald R. Thompson:
            Office:  239-549-4746
            Fax:      888-302-8548
Email address:  www.donthompson.legalshieldassociate.com