NPLS may take into account some expenses (for example, employment-related expenses, child support paid out, and unusually high medical expenses) for households above these guidelines. 2022 Poverty Guidelines as issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (125% of poverty) are listed below.
|# Persons in family unit||Gross annual income|
|For families/households with more than 8 persons||add $5,900 for each additional person|
Accepted Case Types
NPLS can only assist with civil legal matters and does not handle criminal, personal injury, or traffic court matters.
- For criminal offenses: Find a Public Defender
- For traffic violations or other legal issues, contact: Lawyer Referral Services
Unfortunately, we cannot accept every case.
In order for your case to be reviewed, you must go through our intake process. You are not a client until the local office has accepted your case following the intake process.
We are not responsible if your application is not received due to server or Internet problems. We are not responsible if you miss a deadline while you are waiting for us to determine eligibility.