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
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.
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.