Blog

 Search
April 26, 2018

LITC we get the job done…

2000px-Go-home.svg.png

Low Income Taxpayer Clinics and Legal Aid of WV can help with Tax Court. The mission of the United States Tax Court is to provide a national forum to expeditiously resolve disputes between taxpayers and the IRS.



Continue Reading→
April 19, 2018

Ask-a-Lawyer Clinic at the Beckley VA Medical Center

LibraryShelves.jpg

On the first Wednesday of each month, the Beckley office of LAWV is pleased to host an Ask-a-Lawyer clinic at our local VA Medical Center.



Continue Reading→
April 12, 2018

Harrison County United Way Partnership

Hammer-Paragraphs-Books-Law-Lawyer-Rule-Court-719066.jpg

This year, the Clarksburg Office of Legal Aid of West Virginia received a grant from the Harrison County United Way to hire part-time attorney, Molly Russell, to represent victims of domestic violence at Domestic Violence Protection Hearings.



Continue Reading→
April 05, 2018

Kinship Care Relationships and Possible Benefits

Grandfather-Grandchild-Grandparents-Grandpa-Family-1017825.jpg

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



Continue Reading→
March 29, 2018

Committee on Regional Training (CORT) in Wheeling

LibraryShelves.jpg

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.



Continue Reading→
March 22, 2018

Social Security Administration Reviewing Additional Eric Conn Cases

Hammer-Paragraphs-Books-Law-Lawyer-Rule-Court-719066.jpg

In February 2018, the Social Security Administration announced that they would be reviewing nearly 2000 additional cases of persons who were former clients of disgraced Kentucky attorney Eric Conn.



Continue Reading→
March 01, 2018

West Virginia Division of Rehabilitation Services

DRS_logotype1.png

I wanted to highlight a program BHA Unit staff have utilized regularly that would be beneficial for everyone to know about.   The West Virginia Division of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) has 30 offices across WV and is the state’s primary vocational rehabilitation resource for individuals with disabilities who desire to become employed.



Continue Reading→
February 08, 2018

West Virginia Aging and Disability Network (ADRN)

nurse-2683782_960_720.png

One of the key programs we partner with is the West Virginia Aging and Disability Network (ADRN).



Continue Reading→
February 01, 2018

Public Presentations On Legal Topics

LibraryShelves.jpg

Legal Aid performed a needs assessment and determined that unfamiliarity with the law had negative consequences for many West Virginians. To address this issue one of the goals of our strategic plan is the development of public presentations providing legal information on subjects not otherwise routinely provided to the general public.



Continue Reading→
December 15, 2017

West Virginia Fund for Law in the Public Interest Grant for Resources for Child Caregivers

FatherSon_960_720.png

West Virginia ranks 4th in the nation for the number of children who are raised by grandparents or other relatives – about 40,000 children under the age of 18. These grandparents and other kinship caregivers face a series of legal, financial, and personal challenges.



Continue Reading→
1 2 3 4 5 6 7