Fourth Access To Justice meeting Sept. 26 in Wheeling, West Virginia

September 25, 2011 at 7:57 pm Leave a comment

The West Virginia Access to Justice Commission will hold the fourth of six public forums to discuss access to justice barriers in West Virginia Sept. 26 in Wheeling. Some of the barriers that will be discussed are: language, illiteracy, lack of sign language interpreters for the deaf, cognitive impairments, income just above poverty guidelines yet still prohibitive of obtaining legal services, attorney fees, court costs, lack of transport to courthouses,

The forum will be from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at West Virginia Northern Community College. The forum will be held on the first floor of Railroad (Main) Building, 1704 Market Street, Wheeling.

Information gathered from the hearing will be used to conduct a needs assessment regarding civil legal representation in the state.

The hearing panel will consist of West Virginia Access to Justice Commissioners.

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