Elder Law Information

Legal FAQ

Legal Questions Frequently Asked By Seniors In West Virginia (Also known as “The Manual” or “The Purple Book”). This manual contains only general legal information and is intended to provide an overview of the law for senior citizens. Complex laws and regulations have been simplified. Because your particular situation may warrant different actions and/or results, you should contact a lawyer about specific questions. For further assistance, please call West Virginia Senior Legal Aid at 1-800-229-5068.


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Mental Capacity Handbook

Mental Capacity Standards in West Virginia: A Handbook on Legal Decisionmaking Authority.

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