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Free legal help for Massey patients

Close up of a person's hands writing on a piece of paper.We believe in treating the whole patient, which can mean providing more than medical care. We have a special team devoted to addressing legal issues that can impact health and well-being.

Medical Legal Partnership (MLP)-Richmond offers free legal advice and representation for eligible cancer patients in Richmond and surrounding counties.

MLP-Richmond assists patients with:

  • Wills
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Advance Medical Directives
  • Bankruptcy
  • Uncontested Custody/Guardianship
  • Employment
  • Housing
  • Insurance
  • Medicare/Medicaid
  • Mortgage
  • Social Security
  • Financial Planning and Counseling
  • Medical Debt

* MLP-Richmond does not provide services in the areas of medical malpractice, criminal law, immigration, personal injury and divorce.

Eligibility requirements

Patients within these income limits are eligible for free legal services. If income is above these limits, patients may be referred to an attorney to discuss any fee arrangement.

Household Size

Household Income

1

$47,450

2

$54,200

3

$61,000

4

$67,750

5

$73,200

6

$78,600

7

$84,000

8

$89,450

Areas of service

MLP-Richmond serves the following areas: Richmond, Petersburg, Hopewell, Colonial Heights, Amelia County, Caroline County, Charles City County, Chesterfield County, Dinwiddie County, Goochland County, Hanover County, Henrico County, King William County, New Kent County, Powhatan County, Sussex County, and Prince George County.

For more information or to meet with a lawyer, ask a member of your care team to refer you to MLP-Richmond, or contact us directly at (804) 517-9110 or MLP@vcuhealth.org