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May 25, 2017

Morgantown Photo Opportunities

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Recently, the Morgantown Legal Aid of W.Va. staff members had some public appearances, which resulted in photo opportunities.

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May 11, 2017

How Legal Aid is Helping to Strengthen Charleston’s West Side Community


The West Side Community Economic Development (West Side CEDLAW) Program is an initiative designed to support economic development by providing legal education, resources, and direct legal services to low-income small business people and non-profit organizations.

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May 04, 2017

Legal Aid of West Virginia's Partnership with the WVU College of Law


The Clarksburg Office of Legal Aid of West Virginia partners with the WVU College of Law to provide one-on-one assistance to low-income clients to complete divorce packets. Through this partnership, qualifying clients, who would not otherwise receive services due to limited resources, receive one-on-one assistance in completing all paperwork necessary to file for divorce. The program is coordinated by Diane Young, Private Attorney Involvement Specialist, who has worked for Legal Aid for 40 years.

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April 27, 2017

A Little About This Website


In 2015, Legal Aid of West Virginia launched a completely redesigned website that works well on mobile devices. The new website, which you are viewing now, contains much more accessible content, new self-help tools, and new ways to communicate with Legal Aid.

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April 20, 2017

Grandparents’ Rights in West Virginia


West Virginia is different than many other states in that it has a specific code section that is dedicated to this very topic.

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April 13, 2017

How Legal Aid Helps Veterans


Are you a veteran who is having a hard time getting by? Do you know one? Legal help can make a difference in a veteran’s life.

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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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March 30, 2017

Legal Aid of West Virginia is a Non-Profit Law Firm


Many people think that Legal Aid of West Virginia is a government agency. We are not. Legal Aid of West Virginia is a non-profit law firm dedicated to assisting clients who are vulnerable or unable to afford an attorney.

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March 23, 2017

West Virginia State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)

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The West Virginia State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) is a federally funded program which “provides free, objective and confidential help to West Virginia Medicare beneficiaries.”

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February 23, 2017

Grandparents as Caregivers


Are you currently a grandparent raising your grandchild? Did you know that there is a federal law that can help assist you in getting your grandchild enrolled in school without formal guardianship on an emergency basis?

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