The College of Saint Mary CAP's legal services are administered by CLC, Incorporated.
Each member is entitled to one (1) initial thirty-minute office or telephone consultation per separate legal matter at no cost with a network attorney. In the event that you wish to retain a participating attorney after the initial consultation, you will be provided with a preferred rate reduction of 25% from the attorney's normal hourly rate. Virtually all types of legal matters are eligible for these services.
Each member is entitled to one (1) initial thirty-minute office or telephone consultation per separate legal matter at no cost with a network mediator. In the event that the member wishes to retain a participating mediator after the initial consultation, they will be provided with a preferred rate reduction of 25% from the mediator’s normal hourly rate. Typical matters may include divorce & child custody, contractual & consumer disputes, real estate & landlord tenant, car accidents & insurance disputes, etc.
“Do It Yourself” Legal Forms Document Preparation
Our simple and inexpensive online/assisted (members will have access to telephonic document preparers) process will enable consumers to complete their own legal document preparation from the comfort of their home, without incurring the cost of an attorney, or dealing with lengthy completion and delivery periods. Member’s will receive a preferred discount of 10% off and the types of forms include, divorce, wills, living wills, power of attorneys, immigration and much more.
Each member shall be provided with unlimited access to the CLC Premium Web Site and its services which include (but are not limited to) enhanced legal and financial forms (there are more than 5,000 and are updated regularly) more than 45 financial calculators, professionally written articles, FAQ’s and much more. Examples of the types of matters for which members may use this program include:
Civil / Consumer Issues
This category includes issues relating to retail transactions, warranty and other consumer products matters, issues relating to governmental entitlements and benefits, advice on small claims court and other general legal matters.
Personal / Family Legal Services
These services include adoption and guardianship, custody and support matters, divorce, separation and annulment issues, name changes as well as other domestic or family law issues.
Members are entitled to bankruptcy representation and defense of lending related legal issues by appropriately qualified attorneys.
Real estate services include assistance in the acquisition or sale of real property, lease and rental agreements, property boundary disputes and other matters surrounding personal real property.
These services include the defense of both misdemeanor as well as felony criminal acts of all kinds. IRS Matters This service assists the member in their negotiation with the IRS, whether in an audit environment or to assist them with a lien or a balance due, in order to affect the most favorable outcome.
Estate Planning Law
CLC has secured relationships with estate planning law firms that have agreed to prepare the most popular of estate planning/asset preservation vehicles at prices as low as 25% off usual fees. These services include Wills, Revocable Living Trusts, Charitable Trusts, etc.
Immigration and Naturalization
This category of services include, green cards, U.S. citizenship, work and student visas, family based immigration, deportation and removal defense, INS and immigration court appeals, asylum and many immigration issues. Matters involving disputes or actions between members and their employer, CLC or its plan sponsors, agents or their officers, directors or employees are specifically excluded from eligibility of this plan. Also excluded are matters that, in the attorney’s opinion, lack merit. Court costs, filing fees and fines are the responsibility of the member.