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Elder Law Project

The NMRLS Elder Law Project provides services at no charge to elderly Mississippians, age 60 and over, and works in partnership with six area agencies on aging to provide legal assistance to clients in 39 counties in the northern half of the State of Mississippi. Learn more about our Elder Law Project

Highlights: 2015 Elder Law Conference

2015 Elder Law ConferenceThe 2015 Elder Law Conference was held Friday, August 7, 2015, and sponsored by North Mississippi Rural Legal Services and Three Rivers Area Agency on Aging.

Co-Sponsors:

  • Golden Triangle Area Agency on Aging
  • North Delta Area Agency on Aging
  • North Central Area Agency on Aging
  • Northeast Mississippi Area Agency on Aging
  • South Delta Area Agency on Aging

Technical assistance was provided for simultaneous webcast and on-line availability of the conference through a partnership with the University of Mississippi School of Law Center for Continuing Legal Education.

Online Intake

In addition to our Intake Call Center, NMRLS offers an online form to apply for legal services. You should only apply online if you have a case that is not an emergency.

If you have an emergency such as a case that has a hearing date or a case that needs an answer to be filed, you should not apply online. You should contact the Intake Call Center.

You may also access specific legal information online by visiting our statewide websites at www.mslegalservices.org

Mississippi Tax Payer Assistance Project

The Mississippi Taxpayer Assistance Project (MTAP) is a project of North Mississippi Rural Legal Services (NMRLS), and provides assistance to low income and English as a Second Language (ESL) taxpayers throughout Mississippi. It provides low income taxpayers with free legal assistance on federal and some state tax matters. Read More

Mississippi Foreclosure Prevention

Bank of America Settlement for Mississippi

On August 20, 2014, the United States Department of Justice, six states and Bank of America reached an agreement to settle claims that Bank of America, Countrywide, Merrill Lynch and First Franklin violated federal and state laws in connection with the packaging, origination, marketing, sale, structuring, arrangement and issuance of residential mortgage-backed securities and collateralized debt obligations. Read More

Disaster Relief

Tornado & Wind Damage Information

North Mississippi Rural Legal Services (NMRLS) is available to help residents of north Mississippi with legal issues resulting from your loss related to the recent tornadoes, that have devastated north Mississippi. Read More