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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.


2016 Annual Report

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Dates 

  • Dec. 15, 2017, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.: Legal Aid Board Meeting, Charleston (Legal Aid main office at 922 Quarrier St., 5th Fl.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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. 

               

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Children: Youngest Victims of the Opioid Crisis

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Free Self-Help Legal Clinics 

 

Ronceverte

For veterans: 

Every 3rd Weds. of the month 9 am - noon.
Greenbrier VA Center, 250 Shamrock Ln., Ronceverte.  
Questions? Call Legal Aid attorney Art Wolf, 304-255-0561, ext. 2228

Walk-ins welcome.


Parkersburg

For family law (custody and parenting modification):

In 2017 - 9/8, 10/13, 11/3, and 12/8.
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 2017 - 9/22, 10/27,  11/17, and 12/15.  
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.