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Anniversary of the Social Security Act of 1935

On August 14, 1935, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act and became the first United States president to advocate federal assistance for retirees and the unemployed. The act was drafted and signed in the midst of the New Deal, a series of programs enacted between 1933 and 1936 and in the years...

Attorney Bernie Layne Helping the Community - Covenant House

On June 24, 2013, my law partner, Bernie Layne, and I had the pleasure of presenting Covenant House with $11,500 in donations raised from trial lawyers around the State. Covenant House is a community-based organization, physically located in Charleston, West Virginia, with the following mission: Covenant House is dedicated to social justice through our efforts...

WV's Receiving SS Disability/SSI Must File Returns for Rebate

West Virginians who are currently receiving Social Security Disability, SSI, or Veterans Affairs benefits must file a federal tax return in order to receive a tax rebate from the federal government. A recent article estimates that nearly 50,000 disabled and retired West Virginians still have not filed their tax returns for 2007. The good news...

Kanawha County, WV Indoor Smoking Ban In Bars/Restaurants

In recent months, bar and restaurant owners in Kanawha County, West Virginia, have been up in arms about the county-wide indoor smoking ban. Their argument: the indoor smoking ban is keeping smoking patrons from utilizing their establishments because they cannot smoke indoors. While we feel sorry for the owners of these establishments, the simple fact...

Charleston, WV

Mani Ellis & Layne, PLLC
10 Hale St Suite 501
Charleston, WV 25301
Phone: (304) 720-1000

Columbus, OH

Mani Ellis & Layne, PLLC
20 E Broad St Suite 1000
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 587-8423