What We Do

The Mississippi Legal Services Programs and the Mississippi Volunteer Lawyers Project (MVLP) conducted a statewide needs assessment to identify and establish legal needs in an effort to establish uniform priorities. The following are examples of priorities reviewed and adopted by MCLSC’s Board of Directors as a result of th~ assessment. The priorities are reviewed annually and amended from time to time as warranted. It should be noted that within each general priority listed below, are specific limitations which may further restrict MCLSC’s ability to accept a case.

  • Populations with Special Vulnerabilities
  • Elder Law Issues
  • Disabled/Handicapped Issues
  • Domestic Violence
  • Support for the Family
  • Consumer Matters
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Divorces
  • Custody and Visitation
  • Adoption
  • Termination of Parental Rights Defense
  • Maintaining Economic Stability
  • Social Security Disability
  • Supplemental Security income
  • Unemployment Compensation
  • Health
  • Medicaid
  • Advance Directives
  • Power of Attorney
  • Preserving the Home
  • Evictions
  • Foreclosures Land matters involving principal residence
  • Housing Counseling
  • Fair Housing Issues
  • Deeds & Wills
  • Advice, Counsel and Referral

Casehandlers may provide advice, counsel, and referral pursuant to telephone intake procedures on all cases and matters not specifically prohibited by LSC or Congressional rules, policies, regulations and/or restrictions.

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