CHARLESTON -- Earlier this month, Attorney General Darrell McGraw's office announced a $33 million settlement that offers assistance to West Virginia homeowners who are victims of the recent mortgage servicing fraud and abuse.

The structure of this settlement and how affected homeowners can take advantage of the relief offered will be discussed on the next "The Law Works" on Thursday, March 1 at 8:30 p.m. on West Virginia PBS and West Virginia PBS.HD.

Guests for the program will be McGraw and West Virginia Assistant Attorney General Heather A. Connolly.

Highlights of the settlement can be found at the Attorney General's website.

McGraw has been the state's Attorney General since 1992. He also has experience as a Supreme Court Justice (1976-1988) and was in private practice prior to his election to the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals.

Connolly joined the Attorney General's office in 2010. She previously worked for the West Virginia Department of Administration and the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection. She is a U.S. Army veteran and received her law degree from West Virginia University College of Law in 1997.

"The Law Works" host Dan Ringer operates his own law practice in Morgantown. He received his law degree from West Virginia University in 1976.

"The Law Works" is the state's only weekly television show discussing legal issues that affect the lives of every day citizens.

Episodes of The Law Works may also be viewed in their entirety on the West Virginia Public Broadcasting website and the West Virginia Public Broadcasting YouTube channel the day after the original broadcast. Viewers may also follow "The Law Works" Facebook page.

More information about this week's and recent topics from the program is available at the "The Law Works" website, including YouTube postings of recent programs. There is also a general resource page offering links to a variety of legal sources.

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