All prospective clients are screened for eligibility by MVLP. Eligibility for MVLP’s services is determined by federal poverty guidelines, including income and assets and citizenship status. Eligibility is further determined by the organization's thorough review and assessment of a prospective client's legal matter for rejection or acceptance. MVLP reserves the right to reject a prospective client's legal matter if the prospective client has an income which exceeds the program's guidelines and/or if the prospective client presents a legal matter which falls outside of the program's case priorities. Furthermore, even after an individual's matter is accepted by MVLP, the program may terminate its representation should the individual's financial situation or legal matter change such that he or she is no longer eligible for MVLP's services.
Federal Poverty Guidelines
|Federal Poverty Guidelines|
|Persons in family/household||Poverty guideline at 200%|
|Annual Household Income|