LegalShield has been a leader in the industry of providing consumers with help from attorneys on a wide variety of different aspects of the law. With their program IDShield, they provide exceptional support and help for consumers to also protect their identity from identity fraud and identity theft. With a $5 million service guarantee, consumers can feel assured that they are covered for all aspects of their identity.
LegalShield has been established for a long time and they are an organization that has maintained an impressive A+ BBB grade for 15 years and going. LegalShield provides their restoration services through Kroll. Kroll Advisory Solutions is one of the world’s leading consulting companies in identity theft restoration.
LegalShield provides the following features through IDShield:
Extensive and Comprehensive Restoration through Kroll Advisory Solutions
Individual and Family Coverage Options at a low price point
Your quarterly One-Bureau Credit Report and Score for TransUnion
TransUnion Credit Monitoring and Activity Alert
Exceptional and Unlimited Consultation Related to Identity Theft Services and your Identity Theft Protection plan
Their full service for you, your spouse and up to eight children for only $19.95 a month.
$5 Million Service Guarantee
IDShield also provides consumers with a $5 million Service Guarantee for both their individual and family plans, which helps set them apart from other identity theft protection plans. Essentially, in the event of identity theft or identity fraud, LegalShield’s IDShield will spend up to $5 million of its own resources to restore you, your spouse or your children (whoever was affected) to pre-theft status.
With the Better Business Bureau, LegalShield has over 180 complaints with 64 closed in the past 12 months. Although they have quite a few complaints, keep in mind that they do have millions of customers. Additionally, LegalShield has ben very proactive to try and solve the complaints for customers.
Additionally, another negative is that they only provide one credit bureau report and one score, which is updated on a quarterly basis. This doesn’t allow you to check your credit monthly, but since the protection is so high with their $5 million guarantee, it adds to their reputation and shows that they feel confident that they can protect your identity.
Unlimited Consultation on your Identity Theft Protection Plan
Complete monitoring to protect from Identity Theft and Identity Fraud
$5 Million Service Guarantee
LegalShield collects non-public information about members through:
Information taken from your applications or other forms (including name, address, Social Security number and payment instructions)
Data you provide during your visit on LegalShield
Data about your transactions with LegalShield, their affiliates or others
Kroll Advisory Solutions Limitations and Exclusions
In order to receive Kroll’s comprehensive identity restoration, the victim must provide:
A copy of the police report citing the identity theft case
A signed and notarized copy of Kroll Advisory’s Limited Power of Attorney
Copies of government issued ID
Other identifying information (utility bills, SSN)
Completed Federal Trade Commission Identity Theft affidavit form
Additional items related to the identity theft event
Kroll Advisory Solutions does not provide its coverage for the listed events:
Individual Plans Offer ($9.95/month):
Unlimited Counseling with Licensed Private investigator
SSN Fraud Detection
Monthly ID Theft Updates
Sex Offender Search
Emergency Assistance 24/7/365
Live Member Support
Data Breach Notifications
Identity Alert System
Lost & Stolen Wallet Assistance
Reduced Pre-Approved Card Offers
Licensed Private investigators
$5M Service Guarantee
Medical Identity Theft Restoration
Complete Identity Restoration
Financial Identity Theft Restoration
Quarterly Score Tracker
Credit Inquiry Alerts
Payday Loan Monitoring
Credit Card Number Monitoring
Bank Account Number Monitoring
Court Records Monitoring
Minor Identity Protection
and much more.
Family Plans Offer ($19.95/month):
The family plans offer the same as the individual plans offer, but it also protects your spouse and up to 8 children.
LegalShield’s IDShield is a national provider of legal safeguards, and they offer one of the industry’s most affordable identity theft protection plans with one of the highest service guarantee in the business. LegalShield offers their services to companies and organizations across the US and they protect millions of customers on a monthly basis.