Due to COVID-19, courts may require face coverings for all meetings or hearings. We recommend taking one with you so you are not turned away.

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Board Mtg.
Dates

September 10-11, 2020
Beckley, WV

Friday, December 11, 2020
Charleston, WV

All Board meetings begin at 12 p.m.

Seeking Justice, Changing Lives

With over 100 full-time staff in 12 offices, Legal Aid of West Virginia is the state's primary provider of civil legal aid and advocacy services.  Our mission is to ensure that the most vulnerable among us -  low-income families, seniors, victims of domestic violence, the disabled - have an equal shot at justice, in the courtroom and in their communities. 



Until further notice, Legal Aid's Application Line will be open Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Legal Aid of WV COVID-19 Information: Our Offices Are Closed To The Public, But We're Still Here to Help

LEGAL AID of WV CORONAVIRUS POLICY

***IMPORTANT - PLEASE READ***

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Legal Aid of WV OFFICES will continue to be closed to the public until further notice. Our services are still open online and by phone.

You can apply for help online 24/7 by clicking on the "Apply" button on the upper right hand corner of this screen. To apply by telephone call (866) 255-4370 during our current hours (see below). 

Points to remember:

  • Our Application Line will be open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. 
  • Existing clients will not lose their attorney. Please be sure to contact them directly by phone or email if you have questions about the status of your case, or information about upcoming hearings that may be changed or cancelled. If you do not know how to contact them, call us at 866-255-4370 during business hours.
  • Free legal clinics are cancelled. Please check our website or social media for updates about when these services will resume. 
  • If you are representing yourself in court, without a lawyer, read this article to learn more about going to court during COVID-19.

Client Services


LAWV is committed to continuing to provide the highest level of client services as possible during this uncertain and unprecedented time.

Our legal and advocacy leadership team will be examining the impact on of COVID-19 on vulnerable populations to determine advocacy needs and action. 

We have created free online resources to help you understand how COVID-19 might affect your legal issues, as well as providing some crucial tips to vulnerable groups. See them here.






 
 

Lawyer in the School Program - COVID-19 Response

Currently, all Lawyer in the School on-site legal clinics are suspended until further notice.

 

During this temporary suspension of on-site clinics, we will still be available to assist school families by telephone or email only. You can contact us Monday through Friday, from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the contact information below:

 

If you have a child or children in Cabell County schools, contact:

Phone: (304) 343-3013 ext. 2117


Email:    cabellwayne_lis@lawv.net

 

If you have a child or children in Kanawha County schools, contact:

 

Phone: (304) 343-3013 ext. 2126

Email:    Kanawha_lis@lawv.net

 

 

If you have a child or children in Marion County schools, contact:

 

Phone: (304) 296-0001 ext. 3123

Email:    northcentral_lis@lawv.net

 

If you have a child or children in Wayne County schools, contact:

 

Phone: (304) 343-3013 ext. 2117

Email:    cabellwayne_lis@lawv.net

 

 

Please remember, your call is very important to us, but we cannot always answer. If your call is not answered, please leave a clear message with your name, contact information, and a brief description of why you are calling. We will contact you as soon as possible.