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September 25, 2020

Getting Your Driver’s License Back while Owing Court Fines & Fees

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On July 1, 2020, HB 4958 went into effect, creating a way to set up a payment plan to get your driver’s license back while paying off court fines and fees!



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September 17, 2020

Legal Aid helps with unemployment benefits!

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Are you experiencing problems getting unemployment benefits? If you became unemployed in 2020, you may be having problems getting your benefits. Legal Aid of West Virginia has many resources online if you have questions about unemployment compensation.



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September 10, 2020

Protecting Your Personal Information in an Internet Connected World

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In a world where more and more devices and services are interconnected, it may seem impossible to keep your personal information secure. With a little preparation and knowledge, you can actually do a lot to protect this important information.



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September 05, 2020

Huntington Opioid Abuse Services

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It’s no secret that Huntington is a community struggling with severe opioid abuse, and, as a result, sees above-average rates of drug use, overdose deaths, and drug-dependent newborns. Below are three of our most well-known community partners and the services they provide.



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August 13, 2020

Recent Changes in Expungement Law

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Are you in need of an expungement of convictions in the state of West Virginia? Are you afraid that your out of state convictions will get in the way? In the past few years, the West Virginia legislature has reformed the way West Virginia handles expungements and has made it easier for people to get expungements of criminal convictions in the state of West Virginia.



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July 23, 2020

Divorce Informational Videos

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Due to COVID-19 concerns, our offices are closed to the public and all family law clinics have been cancelled. Although these classes are cancelled, our website has videos to assist you in completing your divorce packet and it comes with legal information that can help you better understand the law as it relates to filing your divorce.



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July 17, 2020

MODIFY Program

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In the State of West Virginia, there is a big need for foster families. Recently while doing research on community support programs, I learned about a program called MODIFY.



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June 11, 2020

Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) Funds to Support the Nutrition Needs of Children During the Pandemic

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P-EBT will provide each qualifying child a one-time payment of approximately three hundred and thirteen dollars ($313.00) for the purchase of groceries this time.



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May 29, 2020

Lawyer in the School - Marion County

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Since the Lawyer in the School program expanded into Marion County schools more than a year ago, we have seen tremendous success in helping to stabilize the lives of families impacted by the ongoing opioid crisis. Before the pandemic cut short the school year, we were providing free and direct legal services in three schools.



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May 26, 2020

Unemployment Benefits and Workplace Safety in the Time of Coronavirus

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Going back to work during the COVID-19 pandemic might be dangerous. Can you still get unemployment benefits if you feel your safety is compromised? Hear more on the topic from a Legal Aid of WV attorney.



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