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Criminal Offense Reduction

Under a new West Virginia law, certain felonies may be changed to a “reduced misdemeanor” on a criminal record through a civil court process called Criminal Offense Reduction. The intent of the law is to improve employment opportunities for people who may qualify. Read our new article to learn more.


2017 Annual Report

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Friday, December 14, 2018 from noon to 3:00 pm
Legal Aid Charleston office - 922 Quarrier St., 5th Fl.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Seeking Justice, Changing Lives

With over 100 full-time staff in 12 offices, Legal Aid of West Virginia is the state's primary provider of civil legal aid and advocacy services.  Our mission is to ensure that the most vulnerable among us -  low-income families, seniors, victims of domestic violence, the disabled - have an equal shot at justice, in the courtroom and in their communities. 


 


Legal Aid Scam Alert 


We have been made aware of several incidents where individuals have been cheated by scammers claiming to be Legal Aid organizations.  Legal Aid of West Virginia DOES NOT charge for the legal services it provides to clients.  In some cases, clients may be asked to contribute to court filing or service fees, but these amounts are modest, and Legal Aid will never request payment by phone or money order.  
If you have been victimized by this scam, you are encouraged to contact the West Virginia Attorney General- Consumer Protection Division.  You may also want to contact your local police.


Free Self-Help Legal Clinics 


Parkersburg

For family law (custody and parenting modification):

In 2018: 4/13/18, 5/11/18, 6/8/18, 7/13/18, 8/10/18, 9/14/18, 12/12/18, 11/2/18, 12/7/18. 

All sessions begin at 1:30 p.m. in the Parkersburg Legal Aid office.  
You must register in advance by calling 304-485-7522 or 800-675-7970.

 


Parkersburg 

For family law (divorce):

In 2018: 4/27/18, 5/25/18, 6/22/18, 7/27/18, 8/24/18, 9/28/18, 10/26/18, 11/16/18, 12/14/18 .  

All sessions begin at 1:30 p.m. in the Parkersburg Legal Aid office.  
You must register in advance by calling 304-485-7522 or 800-675-7970.