Pre-paid Legal Service - History

History

The pre-paid legal service industry has existed in Europe since 1907, but is a relatively recent phenomenon in North America. Legal plans have been sold in the United States since at least the early 1970s. While some plans are marketed via pre-paid legal service companies, or even independent attorneys and law firms, directly (often specializing in specific legal fields), most plans are offered by companies whose services are sold through third-party insurance agents as part of a portfolio of insurance services, through employees of the pre-paid legal company, or through independent contractor agents working on commission.

In June 2008, the U.S. National Association of Attorneys General and the American Bar Association adopted a resolution supporting the concept of prepaid legal plans.

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