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October 24, 2019

Judith's Story

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When Judith's son, Barry, offered to move in to help her with her home as she started to face difficulties keeping up with her household responsibilities, she was looking forward to the opportunity to get to know each other better. But what started as an ideal situation quickly dissolved, as Barry began to beat Judith and take her limited income.



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October 24, 2019

Wills Clinics for Pro Bono Week 2019

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On Friday, October 18, Legal Aid of WV kicked off Pro Bono Week by holding a free wills clinic for seniors in Elkins, WV.



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September 24, 2019

Staff Highlight: ATLAS

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Those that help Legal Aid of WV applicants get directed to an attorney or informational resources are called the ATLAS department, and this month, we are highlighting them as one of the most important pieces in the LAWV puzzle.



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September 23, 2019

Jane's Story

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When Jane let Brandon back into her life, she thought he had shown he'd changed. Things were different for a while, but when they separated, he used the house they bought together to maintain control over her. So she came to Legal Aid of WV for help.



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August 21, 2019

National Senior Citizens Day

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At Legal Aid of West Virginia, many of our services serve the older populations of West Virginia. Learn more about them as we celebrate National Senior Citizens Day.



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August 13, 2019

Staff Highlight: Deborah Worley

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Deborah Worley is the face of the Princeton front office, which is a perfect position since she believes firmly in creating the best possible experience for LAWV clients.



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August 09, 2019

Reflecting on a Legal Aid Summer

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After working with West Virginia's children and seeing firsthand how their challenges translated into a need for legal help, Emily's compassion and aspiration led her to law school and a summer internship with Legal Aid of WV. Read more about Emily and her thoughts on Legal Aid and serving West Virginians.



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July 03, 2019

LAWV's Princeton Office Hosts Open World Program

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On Friday, June 28, 2018, the Open World Program brought five judges from Mongolia and their facilitator to the LAWV Princeton office to learn more about Legal Aid's work. The visit was part of a larger effort to share information about the U.S. legal system with Mongolian partners.



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June 25, 2019

Staff Highlight: Wheeling's David Estep

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David Estep is our newest Supervising Attorney. He took the reigns in our Wheeling office just this past May and put to use what he learned from his own Legal Aid mentors and from years of serving others in his community--at work and beyond.



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June 17, 2019

Legal Aid Participates in United Way Cup

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June 7-9, LAWV offices joined forces to participate in the United Way Cup for United Way of Mon and Preston Counties.



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