OCPD: Income Eligibility Guidelines 2016-2017

Income Eligibility Guidelines


 
Misdemeanor and Youthful Offender (misdemeanor)

Felony

Youthful Offender (felony), Juvenile Matters, Family Matters and Child Protection 

Income Eligibility Guidelines for 2016-2017. These guidelines were adopted by the Public Defender Services Commission, effective July 1, 2016.

The income guidelines reflect the increase in the federal poverty guideline for 2016, and replace the income guidelines currently in use.
 


 

Misdemeanor and Youthful Offender (misdemeanor)
 
An accused, whose gross annual income is at or below the following amounts may be found eligible:
   
If the most serious charge is a Misdemeanor
   
  Gross Annually
   

Accused without dependents

$17,820

Accused with one dependent

$24,030

Accused with two dependent

$30,240

Accused with three dependent

$36,450

Each additional dependent

$6,240
   

 
Felony  
   
An accused, whose gross annual income is at or below the following amounts may be found eligible:
   
If the most serious charge is a Felony
   
  Gross Annually
   

Accused without dependents

$23,760

Accused with one dependent

$32,040

Accused with two dependent

$40,320

Accused with three dependent

$48,600

Each additional dependent

$8,320
   

   

Youthful Offender (felony), Juvenile Matters, Family Matters and Child Protection

   
A prospective client whose parent(s) gross annual income is at or below the following amounts, may be found eligible for representation in any delinquency matter:
   
  Gross Annually
   

Single Parent Household and Juvenile

$32,040

Dual Parent Household and Juvenile

$40,320

Each Additional Parental Dependent

$8,320
   
   




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