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The indigency calculator assumes the following:
Section 1. Definitions.The following definitions apply in this rule:
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(f) Indigent -- A party who is:
(g) Indigent but Able to Contribute -- A party who
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Section 27A. As used in sections twenty-seven A to twenty-seven G, inclusive, the following words shall have the following meanings:
âIndigentâ, (a) a person who receives public assistance under aid to families with dependent children, program of emergency aid for elderly and disabled residents or veteransâ benefits programs or who receives assistance under Title XVI of the Social Security Act or the medicaid program, 42 U.S.C.A. 1396, et seq.; (b) a person whose income, after taxes, is 125 per cent or less of the current poverty threshold established annually by the Community Services Administration pursuant to section 625 of the Economic Opportunity Act, as amended; or (c) a person who is unable to pay the fees and costs of the proceeding in which he is involved or is unable to do so without depriving himself or his dependents of the necessities of life, including food, shelter and clothing, but an inmate shall not be adjudged indigent pursuant to section 27C unless the inmate has complied with the procedures set forth in section 29 and the court finds that the inmate is incapable of making payments under the plans set forth in said section 29.
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See Federal Register, 79 FR 3593, 3593 -3594 (January 22, 2014) (listing of 100% values).
For the purpose of estimating a party's after tax income, this calculator assumes:
The sentencing calculator assumes the following:
Regular Household Income?
Exclude the complaining witness.
†Specifically: Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC), Emergency Aid to Elderly, Disabled and Children (EAEDC), poverty related veterans' benefits, food stamps, refugee resettlement benefits, Medicaid, or Supplemental Security Income (SSI).