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June 21, 2018

Lawyer in the School

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Legal Aid of West Virginia’s Lawyer in the School program works to stabilize the lives of children enrolled at Mary C. Snow West Side Elementary School in the West Side Neighborhood of Charleston, West Virginia by providing on-site family legal assistance on issues like eviction, poor housing conditions, disrupted economic support, and lack of secure legal custody for children not living with biological parents.



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May 31, 2018

How Relatives can help kids involved in Abuse and Neglect Cases

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Are you a grandparent, aunt, or uncle who wants to help a child who has been removed from their parents’ home due to child abuse and neglect? If the child is removed, the child’s caseworker from Child Protective Services (CPS) will be actively searching for relatives of the child.



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October 26, 2017

Criminal Offense Reduction of a Felony

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Under a new law, West Virginians can ask a court to change a felony to a “reduced misdemeanor” on your criminal record. This process is called Criminal Offense Reduction.



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June 01, 2017

Legal Aid of West Virginia’s Law Line- Legal Information Available by Phone 24/7

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If you call Legal Aid’s Law Line at 1-866-985-2948, you can listen to FREE recorded phone messages with information on common legal problems.



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