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August 23, 2018

If you or someone you know has been sexually assaulted, there are ways that Legal Aid of West Virginia can help.

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Victims of rape and sexual assault can benefit from Legal Aid’s help, even if they decide that they do not wish to contact the police or press criminal charges. With funding from a Victims of Crime Assistance (VOCA) grant, Legal Aid provides critical services.



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April 05, 2018

Kinship Care Relationships and Possible Benefits

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Are you taking care of a relative’s child? You could be eligible for support benefits!



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August 17, 2017

Are you a caring for a child who is not your birth child?

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Legal Aid can assist relatives and other third party caretakers with questions and concerns such as: What legal steps do I need to take to enroll the child who is living with me in school, or to get medical care for that child? What is the difference between infant guardianship and adoption? What if I want to adopt a child who is in currently in foster care? How would adopting a child affect my taxes?



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April 13, 2017

How Legal Aid Helps Veterans

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Are you a veteran who is having a hard time getting by? Do you know one? Legal help can make a difference in a veteran’s life.



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