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U.S. Legal Contact Info

How do you reach U.S. Legal?

Toll-free dedicated CCPOA Member Care line:
844-896-LAWS(5297)

When you call you will be matched with an appropriate attorney for your location and legal issue.

Member Care
Monday-Friday – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST

Best Money Moves Financial Crisis Manager: 833-997-1232

Pathwise Financial Advising & Tax Assistance:
800-668-8045

Identity Theft:
866-205-5951

After Hours Service
Weekends and Monday-Friday

After Hours Emergency:
844-896-LAWS(5297)

Staff members are always on call.

Privacy Forms

These forms are used to protect your privacy as a California Elected or Appointed Official as outlined in California Government Code §6254.21 and California Penal Code §146.e.

Retired Members

Print and fill out the application. Return the application to the CCPOA Benefit Trust Fund.

The Family Defender Plan® Highlights

All Active CCPOA members have a legal program. It comes with your dues, and covers a wide range of legal services.

CCPOA Members, Spouse/Partner, and unmarried dependents up to age 26 are covered for all their personal legal needs.

Covered legal services include, but are not limited to:
  • Plaintiff or Defendant
  • Administrative Hearings
  • Trial Coverage up to $15,000
  • Small Claims
  • Name Change
  • Civil Injunctions
  • Landlord/Tenant Matters as Tenant
  • Uncontested Divorce
  • Contested Divorce
  • Annulments
  • Spousal Support
  • Paternity Action
  • Child Support/Custody
  • Post-Decree Enforcement Action
  • Post-Decree Modification Action
  • Equitable Distribution of Marital Assets
  • Pre/Postnuptial Agreements
  • Domestic Adoption
  • Domestic Violence
  • Elder Law Matters
  • Visa Extension
  • Naturalization
  • Deportation (Removal)
  • Moving Traffic Violations
  • First Offense DUI
  • License Revocation & Suspension
  • Review and/or Preparation of Purchase
  • Agreement, Mortgage, and Deed
  • Purchase of Primary Residence
  • Sale of Primary Residence
  • Refinancing of Primary Residence
  • Attorney Attendance at Closing
  • Real Estate Disputes
  • Neighbor Disputes
  • QDRO – $400 flat rate discounted fee paid by Member
  • Felony Defense (Participant only) – 33 1⁄3% discounted fees
  • All other Non-Covered Matters – 33 1⁄3 % discounted fees
  • Online Legal Library
  • DIY Legal Documents
  • 24/7 Emergency Line
  • Mobile App
  • Misdemeanor Defense
  • Juvenile Defense
  • Habeas Corpus
  • Trial Coverage up to $15,000
  • Living Will
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Wills & Testamentary Trusts for Minors
  • Codicils
  • Estate Administration/Probate
  • Uncontested Guardianship or Conservatorship
  • Debt Collection
  • Garnishment Defense
  • IRS Audit Protection
  • Foreclosure
  • Limiting Creditor Harassment
  • Ch. 7 & 13 Bankruptcy
  • Consumer Protection Matters
  • Personal Property Protection
  • Trial Coverage up to $15,000
  • Personal Injury
  • Auto Accidents
  • Slip and Fall
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Demand Letters
  • Quit Claim Deeds
  • Personal Affidavit
  • Promissory Note
  • Bill of Sale
  • Personal Contract
  • Lease Agreement
  • Insurance Law
  • Standard Business Incorporation

*Contested matters subject to 20-hour limitation, discount thereafter.

**First $1,000 exempt from fee. Subject to State and Federal Statutes.

Attorney’s fees are paid in full for all covered legal matters when you utilize a Network Attorney. Receive a 33.3% discount off attorney’s fees for pre-existing and other non-excluded legal matters. Coverage does not include fines, court costs, or other incidentals relating to the legal matter. Out-of-network benefits available. 

CCW Defender

Benefit offered to CCPOA Members

Members shall be entitled to legal representation for administrative and criminal actions brought against them resulting from a self defense incident involving duly licensed and in good standing concealed carry weapon permit.

  1. Shooting and/or occurrence in a location that recognizes your concealed carry permit or firearm license.
  2. Use of deadly force in any location that recognizes your permit(s) or license(s).
  3. Shooting or use of force with any weapon, object or any legal firearm, even outside of your concealed carry permit occurring in your residence during the commission of a crime against you, your family or any occupants in a place you can legally possess a firearm. (A legal firearm meets the legal description of state and federal laws.)
  4. Administrative action resulting from the use of force incident taken against your concealed weapon license in the state which issued your license.

Up to 25 Hours of Legal Representation of the above described Administrative Law Matters including:

• Skelly Hearing
• State Personnel Board (SPB)- California Only
• After 25 hours the member will be billed directly at the discounted rate of 33 1/3% off of the attorneys normal hourly rate.

Up to 100 Hours Representation for Defense of the above described Civil and Criminal Matters pretrial and trial in a court of competent jurisdiction, not including other felony charges other wise covered under the plan.

• After 100 hours the member will be billed directly at the discounted rate of 33 1/3% off of the attorneys normal hourly rate.

Representation will include securing legal services from U.S. Legal Services participating or network attorneys. To be entitled to these services from U.S. Legal you must have a valid State Concealed Weapon Permit issued. U.S. Legal will provide legal representation and pay legal fees associated with a use of force incident, however, the member will be responsible for any monetary judgments or fines rendered against a member. (Subject to limitations as described below). 

  1. Representation will not be provided if the use of force incident is an intentional and/or criminal event.
  2. Service will not be provided if a member is intoxicated, under the influence of alcohol, marijuana or drugs, conditions defined by a blood level of .04 or higher, or have any illegal substances in the member’s
    system, or the member has been publicly consuming alcohol, illegal drugs, or prescribed medications that may alter one’s judgement.
  3. USL will not provide any of the above services for any domestic violence occurrences, criminal investigations or prosecutions as a result of illegal usage of a firearm or unlawful weapon by a member against the member’s current or former family member, household or dating relationship, defined by the applicable state law.

Financial Wellness Suite

Benefit offered to CCPOA Members

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Best Money Moves is an award-winning financial wellness platform that works with your legal plan to help you make better decisions about your money.
Your personal Money Coach works directly with you on the following:
  • Personal Tax Return Preparation – State and Federal
  • Free tax return and no cost filing
  • Unlimited telephone and email advice and consultation on federal tax matters
  • Free review of your prior year’s tax return
  • Professional, unbiased, confidential, trustworthy
  • Certified experts in budgeting, debt management, financial planning, and more
  • No sales environment – focus on helping you with financial goals, challenges, and life events
  • Help increase savings, lower debts, improve credit, and decrease financial stress
  • Telephonic consultations to save you time and money
  • 3-5 minute comprehensive financial wellness assessment
  • Book a telephone or Zoom meeting with a financial professional to review your assessment, questions and concerns
  • Review tailored education based on your individual assessment plus, group webinars hosted and other educational opportunities
  • Financial planning resources for major life events including, income, investment, tax, healthcare, legacy and estate, and retirement planning
  • 1,000+ pieces of written and video content
  • Interactive journeys, tools and calculators
  • Budgeting module that helps you set savings goals
  • Webinars with money experts let you ask your questions

Your Financial Wellness Suite Dashboard

The Best Money Moves interactive dashboard makes it easier than ever to help you on your journey to financial freedom.
  • Easily access with single sign on (SSO) through your USL Member Portal
  • Confidential online interaction with your Financial Crisis Manager
  • Privacy Promise – personal information is NEVER shared or sold
  • Track your financial well-being score over time and review personalized content, resources, and tools based on your unique interactions within the dashboard

Identity Theft Services

Benefit offered to CCPOA Members

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The Identity Theft Embedded Enhanced Fully Managed Program is a confidential and easily accessible service that provides an administrative structure for dealing with identity theft. By simply contacting Member Care, each member has access to fully managed identity theft restoration and monitoring services that will be supported as necessary by a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and a Certified Identity Theft Risk Management Specialist.

Monitoring Services include:
Alerts include:
Recovery Services include:

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