Legal Services Corporation August 8, 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Financial Eligibility
Document Number: 05-15553
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-08-08
Agency: Legal Services Corporation, Agencies and Commissions
The Legal Services Corporation (``LSC'' or ``Corporation'') is amending its regulations relating to financial eligibility for LSC- funded legal services and client retainer agreements. The revisions are intended to reorganize the regulation to make it easier to read and follow; simplify and streamline the requirements of the rule to ease administrative burdens faced by LSC recipients in implementing the regulation and to aid LSC in enforcement of the regulation; and to clarify the focus of the regulation on the financial eligibility of applicants for LSC-funded legal services.