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August 16, 2018

Mold, No Heat, And a Collapsing Roof: One Family's Search For Decent Rental Housing

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Julia and her two young children endured mold, a collapsing roof, and then finally a long winter waiting for their landlord to install a heating system.  Constantly buying propane for space heaters was causing this single mom to run low on money, and unfulfilled promises from the landlord were draining her patience.  She turned to Legal Aid for help



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August 16, 2018

Staff Highlight: Paralegal Cathy Jo Estep

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Hot off a hard-fought win for a client, Cathy Jo Estep is the person at Legal Aid you want to run



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August 15, 2018

Kate White Presents at LSC Board Meeting

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Just last month, LAWV's Access to Services Manager Kate White was asked to speak at the National Legal Services Corporation board meeting on an innovative service delivery program started in Charleston's West Side neighborhood.



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August 15, 2018

Staff Highlight: Sam Kasley, Lewisburg Office

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We all know someone whose life takes turns and tumbles, whose moves in careers and locations form



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August 02, 2018

DHHR Extends Deadline for Clothing Vouchers

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The WV DHHR has extended its deadline to apply for clothing vouchers to August 10, 2018.



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July 31, 2018

LAWV Princeton Office Participates in Mongolian Judges Visit

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On July 27, 2018, five Mongolian judges visited Princeton, WV. Among their stops to learn about the legislative process in the U.S., they visited the Legal Aid of WV office to learn more about civil legal service programs in Southern West Virginia.



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July 30, 2018

Ashley's Story - A Client Testimony

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Ashley suffered from a health disorder since she was a toddler, so she didn't expect a devastating diagnosis when she wasn't feeling quite right. She reached out to Legal Aid of WV to help figure out what she could do for her family.



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July 11, 2018

LAWV Welcomes Six New Employees

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Legal Aid of West Virginia welcomed six new employees at its staff orientation July 11-12,



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July 06, 2018

Financial Exploitation: A Growing Form of Elder Abuse

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West Virginia has the largest percentage of elderly people (aged 65 years or older) of any state in



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July 06, 2018

Get to Know LAWV's Summer Fellows

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In late May, LAWV welcomed nine summer fellows and four volunteers to its staff to help with



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