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Use your MEF Member Only Free Legal Benefit!

Did you know that as a member of MEF, you have access to a free $1,250 legal services benefit PER YEAR? The Group Legal Services Plan, negotiated by MEF and paid for by the City of San Jose, is designed to offer you peace of mind and support in various legal matters. MEF is the only Union that has this benefit.

What Does the Group Legal Services Plan Cover? As a current full-time MEF member, you are entitled to $1,250 annually for a range of legal services, including:

  • Wills and trusts

  • Family law matters, including divorce and custody issues

  • Adoptions

  • Guardianship

  • Debtor/creditor and other consumer problems

  • Tenant problems

  • Other civil matters

The plan extends beyond consultations, covering essential legal services such as document preparation, negotiating, mediating, and even representing you in court. Each year, your benefit resets, although it can’t be rolled over from year to year – so use your now! Don’t have a will? Make one. It’s free.

How to Access Your Legal Benefits:

  1. Contact the Attorney: Contact the attorney directly to discuss your legal needs and get details about the services covered. Contact Erickson Law Office at or 408-287-7717

  2. Get the Support You Need: Whether drafting crucial documents, mediating disputes, or appearing in court, leverage your legal benefits to address various situations.

Your legal well-being matters to us, and the Group Legal Services Plan is here to assist you on your journey. For more information, feel free to contact the Union. 

Empower yourself with the legal support you deserve!


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