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When to send a demand letter

A strongly worded letter written by a lawyer might be able to provide more results than if you try to deal with the legal matter on your own.

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Time is of the Essence

Once a legal matter occurs or a situation that has the potential of becoming a legal matter presents itself, the clock starts.

Whether it’s a statute of limitations or an eviction notice, failure to deliver a response in a timely manner could have dire consequences.

When should you send a demand letter?

There are a wide variety of circumstances that can arise where a demand letter could be a necessary step in order to achieve a specific outcome.  When to send a demand letter should be determined after a phone or in-person consultation with a lawyer.  A consultation can help you learn about your legal options and any potential ramifications.  Initial consultations are included in the Personal Legal Plan.

Who can I send a demand letter?

Whether you are having issues with someone from an auto accident or are having a difficult time collecting child support, there is virtually no limit to who you can send a demand letter.  Some examples:

How much does it cost to have a lawyer write a letter?

For non-members, the average cost is about $500 – $1,000+ for a lawyer to write a letter on your behalf.  As a member, letters written on your behalf are included in the legal plan.

How to send a demand letter?

First, as a member you can consult with one of over 20,000 lawyers nationwide.  During this consultation, if the lawyer advises that sending a demand letter is in your best interest, they will draft it on their law firm letterhead and send it on your behalf.

Included in the Personal Legal Plan

When you become a member, you get unlimited letters written by a lawyer for each new legal matter you encounter.  That’s not all.  For as little as $24.95 per month, you could receive phone and in-person consultations, lawyer made phone calls and a variety of other legal benefits. Learn More

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Send a Demand Letter

Once you become a member, you can consult with a lawyer in your area or the area you need assistance with in addition to utilizing all the legal plan benefits.