LL Legal Settlements
 
(01/01/18 - 12/31/18)
Legal Settlements are countable as a resource.
 
Key the LS Resource Code in the TY field on LIAS.
 
CA EXCEPTION
Legal Settlements received in payments, less any attorney fees, are countable as income in the month received.
 
Key the OA Unearned Income Code in the INC TYPE field on UNIC.
PY TANF EXCEPTION
Legal Settlements are not countable as income for Pascua Yaqui Tribal TANF.
Key the OX Unearned Income Code in the INC TYPE field on UNIC
NA EXCEPTION
Any portion of the settlement that is designated to pay for the budgetary unit’s expenses should be treated as a reimbursement.
 
Key the OX Unearned Income Code in the INC TYPE field on UNIC.
NOTE This does not include any expense that is considered a normal living expense as defined in Standard of Basic Needs(g).
 
Legal settlement payments made by any of the following are exceptions to this policy and have their own specific policies that must be followed:
 
USA Patriot Act of 2001