OCPD: Income Eligibility Guidelines 2017-2018

Income Eligibility Guidelines


 
Misdemeanor and Youthful Offender (misdemeanor)

Felony

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

Income Eligibility Guidelines for 2017-2018. These guidelines were adopted by the Public Defender Services Commission, effective July 1, 2017.

The income guidelines reflect the increase in the federal poverty guideline for 2017, 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

$18,090

Accused with one dependent

$24,360

Accused with two dependent

$30,630

Accused with three dependent

$36,900

Each additional dependent

$6,270
   

 
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

$24,120

Accused with one dependent

$32,480

Accused with two dependent

$40,840

Accused with three dependent

$49,200

Each additional dependent

$8,360
   

   

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

$32,480

Dual Parent Household and Juvenile

$40,840

Each Additional Parental Dependent

$8,360
   
   




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