Pursuant to the West Virginia Constitution, the Attorney General is the chief legal officer for the State of West Virginia. Patrick Morrisey was elected as the Attorney General for the State of West Virginia on November 6, 2012, and was sworn into office on January 14, 2013. As a resident of Harpers Ferry, Morrisey is the first Attorney General from Jefferson County in our state's history.
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Part of the state executive branch, the Office of the West Virginia Attorney General handles the various legal matters impacting our state, including, but not limited to, important areas such as consumer protection, civil rights, tax & revenue, criminal appeals, and other critical litigation involving the state.
Consumers who believe that they have been the victim of unlawful practices in the purchases of goods and services are encouraged to contact the Office of Attorney General for a Consumer Complaint Form. Individuals with questions about a complaint, or in need of further assistance, are encouraged to contact the Attorney General's Office by calling 304.558.8986.
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Action is urgently needed to improve West Virginia's business climate, and it is the goal of Attorney General Patrick Morrisey to help West Virginia reach its economic potential. During the next several months, the Office of the Attorney General will travel the state to talk with citizens, business groups, labor organizations and others to hear first-hand from them about what they would like to see changed.