February 08, 2018

West Virginia Aging and Disability Network (ADRN)


One of the key programs we partner with is the West Virginia Aging and Disability Network (ADRN).

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February 01, 2018

Public Presentations On Legal Topics


Legal Aid performed a needs assessment and determined that unfamiliarity with the law had negative consequences for many West Virginians. To address this issue one of the goals of our strategic plan is the development of public presentations providing legal information on subjects not otherwise routinely provided to the general public.

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December 15, 2017

West Virginia Fund for Law in the Public Interest Grant for Resources for Child Caregivers


West Virginia ranks 4th in the nation for the number of children who are raised by grandparents or other relatives – about 40,000 children under the age of 18. These grandparents and other kinship caregivers face a series of legal, financial, and personal challenges.

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November 30, 2017

Homes for Harrison


Housing affects every aspect of a person’s life. In Harrison County, Homes for Harrison was created to end homelessness and serve those who are experiencing homelessness.

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November 16, 2017

Family Refuge Center


The Family Refuge Center is a community based domestic violence and sexual assault service center providing services in Greenbrier, Monroe and Pocahontas Counties.

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November 09, 2017

“I think my ex is spying on me through my phone.”


I had a client a few years ago who thought her phone was being hacked, and so she asked her much younger niece to look at her phone. Her niece determined that her phone had indeed been hacked.

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November 02, 2017

Getting Unemployment Benefits If You Quit Your Job Because Of A Medical Condition


Can I get unemployment benefits if I quit my job because of a medical condition? Yes, BUT ... there are two very strict requirements you must meet.

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October 26, 2017

Criminal Offense Reduction of a Felony


Under a new law, West Virginians can ask a court to change a felony to a “reduced misdemeanor” on your criminal record. This process is called Criminal Offense Reduction.

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September 29, 2017

Hackers Infiltrated Equifax – Now what?


The credit reporting company Equifax was breached by hackers. The breach lasted from May 2017 to July 2017. The breach exposed the information of over 140 million Americans. The hackers gained access to names, Social Security numbers, birth certificates, addresses, driver’s licenses numbers and credit card numbers. Find out what to do about it here.

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September 07, 2017

Resources For Starting Your Own Business


Are you considering starting your own business? Are you unsure where to begin? Here are some resources.

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