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February 14, 2019

Earned Income Tax Credit, or EITC

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Tax season is here, and an important consideration for many individuals filing their tax returns is the Earned Income Tax Credit, or EITC. The EITC is a tax credit available to anyone who files a federal income tax return, and who earned taxable earned income up to certain limits in the last year.



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March 29, 2018

Committee on Regional Training (CORT) in Wheeling

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Recently, Wheeling hosted CORT’s Basic Lawyer Skills Training (BLST), a three-day seminar aimed at helping newer advocates develop litigation skills from client interviewing to trial, and including motion practice, written discovery and depositions, and negotiation.



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August 03, 2017

SNAP Benefits

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Reduction or discontinuation of SNAP benefits can mean going hungry. SNAP benefits are subject to many rules, and recipients can find themselves in trouble for seemingly innocent actions.



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April 06, 2017

Pro Bono Representation of Clients

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Legal Aid of West Virginia's Wheeling office is fortunate to have a local bar dedicated to pro bono representation of clients who might not otherwise be able to pay for legal services.



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