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February 14, 2019

One of Legal Aid's Many Love Stories

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Though it wasn't planned, husband and wife Amanda Gavin and Dane Henry both found themselves working in LAWV's Martinsburg office. The couple shares a dedication to making a difference, and what better fit than using their legal knowledge to serve their hometown?

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February 13, 2019

Flight then Fight: A Veteran Client Story


When veteran, Richard, needed transportation to a VA facility, a communications mix-up at his local hospital left him with a $45,000 bill he had no hopes of paying. That's when Legal Aid's veteran attorney stepped in.

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January 30, 2019

Warming Stations Located Across WV


Counties throughout West Virginia have opened warming shelters for those who need them during severely cold temperatures.

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January 10, 2019

Did You Get Inaccurate Information from Trans Union Credit Reporting?


Class action monies could be available to those who received inaccurate information from Trans Union Credit Reporting Company regarding a tax lien or civil judgment.

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December 18, 2018

Sienna's Story


Sienna's Grandma Agnes took care of her granddaughter and provided a loving home, so why was Sienna missing so much school? Our Lawyer in the School program uncovered the heartbreaking reality for Agnes and Sienna.

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November 28, 2018

Arranging Non-Emergency Medicaid Transportation through WV DHHR and LogistiCare


Do you need to help arrange non-emergency transportation? WV DHHR and LogistiCare have a program that might suit your needs if you are on Medicaid.

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November 14, 2018

Staff Highlight: Phillip Pham, Clarksburg


Phillip Pham has been preparing for his position as a CEDLAW attorney at Legal Aid of WV his whole life, and it took him quite a while to realize it. Growing up, he worked alongside his parents, creating a family business from the ground up, and now, he uses what he learned to help West Virginia's nonprofits and businesses navigate their legal needs.

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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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