LEGAL REFERRAL RESOURCES AND LEGAL INFORMATION

  • American Bar Association Commission on Disability Rights

    The Commission carries out an array of projects and activities addressing disability-related public policy, disability law, and the professional needs of lawyers and law students with disabilities.
     

  • American Civil Liberties Union of West Virginia

    A non-partisan, non-profit membership organization whose mission is to fulfill the promise of the Bill of Rights for all West Virginians and expand the reach of its guarantees to new areas.
     

  • Bazelon Center

    Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law.
     

  • Cornell University Law School Legal Information Institute

    A small research, engineering, and editorial group housed at the Cornell Law School in Ithaca, NY. Our collaborators include publishers, legal scholars, computer scientists, government agencies, and other groups and individuals that promote open access to law, worldwide.
     

  • Disability Law Handbook

    This handbook is a broad overview of rights and obligations under federal disability laws. Individual state laws may impose more stringent obligations. This handbook is intended to inform rather than to advise, and the information provided is of a general nature. You should consult an attorney for advice about your particular situation.
     

  • FindLaw.com

    FindLaw provides legal information, lawyer profiles and a community to help you make the best legal decisions.
     

  • LawHelp.org

    LawHelp helps low and moderate income people find free legal aid programs in their communities, and answers to questions about their legal rights.
     

  • Legal Aid of West Virginia

    Legal Aid of West Virginia provides free advocacy services to West Virginians.
     

  • Legal Aid of West Virginia – Guardianship/Conservatorship Information

    Contains information about guardianship and conservatorship in West Virginia.
     

  • Managing Someone Else's Money Guides

    The guides help you to be a financial caregiver in three ways: They walk you through your duties; they tell you how to watch out for scams and financial exploitation, and what to do if your loved one is a victim; and, they tell you where you can go for help.
     

  • National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives

    Whether you are claiming benefits or providing representation, NOSSCR offers you services, information and support.
     

  • National Veterans Legal Services Program

    The National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP) is an independent nonprofit organization that has worked since 1980 to ensure that the U.S. government keeps its pact with our nation's 25 million veterans and active duty personnel by providing them the federal benefits they have earned through their service to our country.
     

  • Office for Civil Rights (OCR)

    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights Federal homepage. Civil rights laws and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule, together protect your fundamental rights of nondiscrimination and privacy. This site has links and information to file an OCR complaint.
     

  • Pine Tree Legal Assistance

    Provides a list of organizations listed by state that provide free legal assistance to eligible clients.
     

  • The National Legal Aid and Defender Association (NLADA)

    This country?s oldest and largest nonprofit association of individual legal professionals and legal organizations devoted to ensuring the delivery of legal services to the poor.
     

  • U.S. Department of Justice

    To enforce the law and defend the interests of the United States according to the law; to ensure public safety against threats foreign and domestic; to provide federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; to seek just punishment for those guilty of unlawful behavior; and to ensure fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.
     

  • U.S. Department of Justice Guide to Disability Rights Laws

    This guide provides an overview of Federal civil rights laws that ensure equal opportunity for people with disabilities.
     

  • UPSOLVE

    Our nonprofit helps you file for bankruptcy for free, guiding you every step of the way.
     

  • West Virginia Advance Directive Planning for Important Healthcare Decisions

    Caring Connections provides free advance directives and instructions for each state that can be opened as a PDF (Portable Document Format) file. These materials are copyrighted by Caring Connections. Permission is granted to download a single copy of any portion of these texts. Use by individuals for personal and family benefit is specifically authorized and encouraged. Further copies or publication are prohibited without express written permission.
     

  • West Virginia Court System Self-Help Center

    This on-line self-help center has been designed to provide valuable information to those persons wishing to represent themselves in court.
     

  • West Virginia Guardianship and Conservatorship Handbook

    A Guide For Court-Appointed Guardians and Conservators
     

  • West Virginia Judicial Investigation Commission Complaints

    To file a complaint concerning a justice, circuit judge, family court judge, magistrate, mental hygiene commissioner, juvenile referee, special commissioner or special master.
     

  • West Virginia Legal Services

    This site is a cooperative project of civil legal services providers in West Virginia. It is designed to help clients, practitioners and members of the public to understand our legal system and use it to pursue their just claims.
     

  • West Virginia Legal Services – Pro Se Forms and Information for Clients

    Self-help materials.
     

  • West Virginia Office of Disciplinary Council

    The Lawyer Disciplinary Board, with the assistance of the Office of Disciplinary Counsel, has jurisdiction to investigate complaints regarding violations of the Rules of Professional Conduct; to hold hearings; and to make recommendations with respect to disciplinary action to be taken against lawyers.
     

  • West Virginia Social Security Lawyers

    A directory of Social Security lawyers across West Virginia and the country.
     

  • West Virginia State Bar

    The homepage of West Virginia's State Bar.
     

  • West Virginia State Code

    A direct link to the searchable portion of the West Virginia Legislature website for locating sections of the State Code.
     

  • West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals

    Homepage of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals.
     

  • West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Access to Justice Office – Interpreters

    Contains information on the West Virginia Supreme Court’s Access to Justice office, which coordinates the provision of sign language services in West Virginia courts.
     

  • West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Accessibility Information

    This page provides information on how to request an ADA accommodation to access a state court.


     

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