LegalShield, formerly Pre-Paid Legal Services, Inc., is a network marketing company founded in 1972 which sells pre-paid legal plans.
LegalShield members are served by a carefully screened Provider Law Firm. To use the legal plan, members call their Provider Law Firm directly at the toll-free number on their membership card when they have a legal question or problem.
The company also offers Identity Theft Shield, a service designed to detect possible identity theft. Identity Theft Shield provides its members with continuous credit monitoring as well as forensic assistance in restoring their credit should identity theft occur.