November 14, 2018

Constance's Story


West Virginia is seeing non-parent family members care for children more than ever. At our Lawyer in the School Program, our volunteer attorneys help relatives navigate the sticky custody situations that can sometimes arise, and Constance's story is one that shows a dedicated family member working hard to provide a stable home for her great niece.

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November 08, 2018

How Legal Aid Provides Services to Our Veterans


We believe it's important to honor and serve our veterans, and with legal issues making up many obstacles that face veterans today, we want West Virginia veterans to know we are here to help.

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November 02, 2018

Samantha's Story


Samantha's husband, Ryan, was violent and volatile. When she came to Legal Aid, it wasn't an easy path. In the end, a form of justice prevailed, but some actions can't be fixed.

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October 12, 2018

Support Residents' Rights through Kroger and Amazon

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October is Residents' Rights Month, and Amazon and Kroger have two simple programs to help support West Virginians in long-term and elder care.

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October 05, 2018

Staff Highlight: Michele Good, Elkins

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Michele Good is our Elkins office's legal assistant, and she goes above and beyond every day. She is an experienced attorney, and a former Circuit Court Judge, and Magistrate, so not only is she a friendly face for clients but an invaluable mentor and cheerleader for staff. 

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September 26, 2018

Faith's Recovery: Finding Stability, Finding Her Daughter


Faith's ex took their daughter and moved, all the while sending messages he was teaching her to forget about Faith. Every time they found an address, he would move and slip through their fingers again, until one day, his carelessness caught up with him.

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August 16, 2018

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


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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Cathy Jo Estep is one of those people that helps hold our office together, but she also helps clients bring together the pieces of their lives, moving toward stability.

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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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Meet Legal Aid's international man of mystery, Sam Kasley, an attorney in our Lewisburg office.

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