The Public Safety Officers' Benefits Act of 1976, Public Law 94-430 (PSOB), authorizes the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) to prescribe the maximum fee that a representative may charge a claimant for services rendered in connection with any claim before the Bureau. Contracts for a stipulated fee and contingent fee arrangements are especially prohibited by the PSOB Regulations.
For additional information related to attorney fees, please review the links below or contact the PSOB Office at 1-888-744-6513 or [email protected].
The amount of the PSOB benefit is $389,825.00 for eligible deaths and disabilities occurring on or after October 1, 2021. The amount of the PSOB educational assistance benefit for one month of full-time attendance on or after October 1, 2021 is $1,298.00.