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Lawyer Referral Service Reduced Fee Program
Income Guidelines

 

Clients who seek assistance through the Reduced Fee Program must NOT have:

  • Income greater than 250% of the official poverty threshold (OPT), as established by the Federal Government (amounts listed below);
  • Liquid assets over $4,000.00;
  • Own more than one home per family; and
  • Own more than one car per adult.

Family Size
Weekly Income
Monthly Income
Annual Income
1
$ 561
$ 2,431
$ 29,175
2
$ 756
$ 3,277
$ 39,325
3
$ 951
$ 4.123
$ 49,475
4
$ 1,147
$ 4,969
$ 59,625
5
$ 1,342
$ 5,815
$ 69,775
6
$ 1,537
$ 6,660
$79,925
7
$ 1,732
$ 7,506
$ 90,075
8
$ 1,927
$ 8,352
$100,225
Add for each add'l member
$ 195
$ 846
$10,150

 

Clients who do not meet these qualifications CANNOT participate in the Reduced Fee Program and must be:

  • Referred back to the MCBA Lawyer Referral Service at (732) 828-0053; or
  • Handled as a LRS Percentage Fee Program referral, IF the attorney is a member of the LRS Program.

If you have any questions regarding the Reduced Fee Program, please call the Bar Office at (732) 828-0053, ext. 100.

 

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