Registered Prepaid Legal Programs

Under Rule 6.3(c) of the Michigan Rules of Professional Conduct , prepaid legal plans that “provide[ ] unlimited or a specific amount of telephone advice or personal communications at no charge to the members or beneficiaries, other than a periodic membership or beneficiary fee, and furnishes to or pays for legal services for its members or beneficiaries” may operate in Michigan.

Under Rule 6.3(e) of the Michigan Rules of Professional Conduct , lawyers may participate in and pay the usual charges of a prepaid legal plan, if that plan:

  1. Files with the State Bar of Michigan a written plan disclosing the name under which it operates; the name, address, and telephone number of its chief operating officer; and the plan terms, conditions of eligibility, schedule of benefits, subscription charges and agreements with counsel;
  2. Updates its filings within 30 days of any material change ;
  3. In January of each year following its inception, files a statement representing that it continues to do business under the terms and conditions reflected in its filings as amended to date.

Note: These filing requirements do not apply to not-for-profit legal aid associations.

Plan administrators should use this form to inform SBM if a prepaid legal plan is no longer in service in Michigan.

Questions about prepaid legal program registration? Contact Janna Sheppard.

The following prepaid legal programs have registered with the State Bar of Michigan as of June 29, 2021.

  • Andrews University Planned Giving Services Legal Plan
  • AOPA Legal Services Plan
  • Business Advantage Pro (Legal Zoom)
  • Business Owners Legal Solutions Plan
  • Child Custody 20 Supplement
  • Child Custody Supplement
  • Commercial Drivers Legal Services Plan
  • Comprehensive Legal Services Plan
  • Comprehensive Plan
  • DebtCleanse Legal Plan
  • Detroit Diesel
  • Divorce 20 Supplement
  • Divorce Supplement
  • Dow Chemical
  • Emergency Access Addendum
  • Enforcement and Modification of a Support Order Supplement
  • Estate Resolution Plan
  • Expanded Family Legal Plan
  • Family Legal Services Plan of MI, Inc.
  • Foster Parent Plan
  • Grand Rapids Employee's Independent Union Legal Services Plan
  • Gun Owners Supplement
  • Haworth
  • Hemlock Semiconductor Operations
  • Herman Miller, Inc.
  • Home Based Business Rider
  • Home Business Supplement
  • Legal Advantage Plus (Legal Zoom)
  • Legal Club of America
  • Legal Plan for the Self Employed
  • Legal Plan: LS-295
  • Legal Plus Plan: LS-300
  • Legal Sentinel, LLC
  • Legal Services Plan
  • Levelset Legal Guard
  • MetLaw
  • MetLaw 2.0
  • Metlaw 3.0
  • MetLaw 4.0
  • Michigan Assisted Living Association Michigan Legal Services Plan
  • Michigan Educator's Legal Service Plan
  • MI-PULPLAN_2016
  • National Plan: LS-590
  • Personal Legal Plan: LS-700
  • Premier Plan
  • Small Biz 10
  • Small Biz 100
  • Small Biz 50
  • Spanish Legal Plus Plan
  • Standard Family Legal Plan
  • State of Michigan
  • Tenneco
  • Trial Defense Supplement
  • Trinity Health
  • UAW-FCA-Ford-General Motors Legal Services Plan
  • Ultimate Legal Plan
  • Uncontested Child Custody Supplement
  • Uncontested Divorce Supplement
  • United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) 951 Union Members Legal Plan
  • University of Michigan
  • Will Preparation
  • Workplace Options, LLC