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Legal Aid helps low-income people.   People with income less than 125% of the federal poverty guidelines are eligible and  may qualify for assistance. Sometimes people with less than 200% of the federal poverty guidelines can qualify.

Family size: Annual Income (125%) Annual Income (200%)
1 $14,713 $23,540
2 $19,913 $31,860
3 $25,113 $40,180
4 $30,313 $48,500
5 $35,513 $56,820
6 $40,713 $65,140
7 $45,913 $73,460
Each additional person add: $5,200 $8,320

Because of our limited staff , everyone is not able to receive help from Legal Aid.    Contact us to see if your case is one we can handle.

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