Legal Assistance

Legal Assistance

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Family Court

213 Court Street
Fayetteville, WV 25840
(304) 574-3393

Family Court makes decisions in child custody and divorce cases.


Fayette County Prosecuting Attorney

108 East Maple Avenue
Fayetteville, WV 25840
(304) 574-4230

Fayette County Prosecuting Attorney prosecutes all violations of state law, both felonies and misdemeanors for adults and juveniles.


Fayette County Public Defender

102 Fayette Avenue
Fayetteville, WV 25840
(304) 574-2583

Fayette County Public defender provides defense for indigent citizens in West Virginia.


Legal Aid of West Virginia

103 North Kanawha Street
Beckley, WV 25801
(304) 255-0561
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Legal Aid of West Virginia provides free legal services for victims of domestic violence, such as obtaining divorce, and for individuals referred by DHHR who are dealing with landlord/tenant issues, problems with utility companies, and appeals regarding denial of SSI, Social Security Benefits.


Local Programs West Virginia


1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

Women's Law provides information for outreach programs throughout the state of West Virginia on behalf of persons with domestic violence issues.


Mountain State Justice

922 Quarrier Street
Suite 525
Charleston, WV 25301
(304) 344-3144 or 1-800-319-7132

Mountain State Justice is a non-profit public interest law office dedicated to pursuing litigation on behalf of low-income West Virginians.


WV Bureau for Child Support Enforcement

Fayette District DHHR
1400 Virginia Street
Oak Hill, WV 25901
(304) 465-9613 or

1 (800) 835-4683

WV Bureau for Child Support Enforcement provides assistance in child support issues such as establishing support payments, locating parents, securing support from parents who live in another state, enforcing the payment of support and collection methods.


WV Human Rights Commission

1321 Plaza East
Room 108 A
Charleston, WV 25301

(304) 558-2616
1 (888) 676-5546

WV Human Rights Commission provides information on legal action to be taken if discrimination due to sex, race, color, ancestry, national origin, age, disability, religion, blindness and familial status has occurred.


West Virginia Office of Attorney General

812 Quarrier Street
Charleston, WV 25305

WV Capitol Building Room 26-E
(304) 558-2021
1 (800) 368-8808

The Attorney General provides free consumer protection for all citizens.


Women’s Resource Center

206 Church Street,
Fayetteville, WV 25840
(304) 574-0500

The Women's Resource Center provides temporary shelter for battered women and their children. Also, assistance in obtaining violence petitions. Confidential and no charge for services provided.


West Virginia Senior Legal Aid

West Virginia Bureau of Senior Services

1900 Kanawha Blvd East

Charleston, WV 25305

(304) 558-3317 or

1 (877) 987-3646

WV Senior Legal Aid provides free civil legal services to WV seniors age 60 or older with focus on economics or social issues.