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Author: Mike Prascik

February 14, 2019

Earned Income Tax Credit, or EITC


Tax season is here, and an important consideration for many individuals filing their tax returns is the Earned Income Tax Credit, or EITC. The EITC is a tax credit available to anyone who files a federal income tax return, and who earned taxable earned income up to certain limits in the last year.

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March 29, 2018

Committee on Regional Training (CORT) in Wheeling


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.

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August 03, 2017

SNAP Benefits


Reduction or discontinuation of SNAP benefits can mean going hungry. SNAP benefits are subject to many rules, and recipients can find themselves in trouble for seemingly innocent actions.

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April 06, 2017

Pro Bono Representation of Clients

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Legal Aid of West Virginia's Wheeling office is fortunate to have a local bar dedicated to pro bono representation of clients who might not otherwise be able to pay for legal services.

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