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What You Need to Know When Accused of Violating a Restraining Order in South Carolina

August 1st, 2021|Categories: Criminal Defense|Tags: , , , , |

When someone accuses you of domestic violence in South Carolina, you can face a restraining order without the opportunity to defend yourself in court. While cases of domestic violence do need to be taken very [...]

What are the Penalties for Failure to Appear in South Carolina?

July 1st, 2021|Categories: Criminal Defense|Tags: , , , |

When you have a court date in South Carolina, you are supposed to go to court. The judge expects you to be there, and not showing up can have severe consequences. If you have a [...]

What are Your Legal Rights at a Sobriety Checkpoint in South Carolina?

June 1st, 2021|Categories: DUI Attorney, DUI Defense|Tags: , , , , |

While some states have laws that prohibit the police from conducting sobriety checkpoints, South Carolina is not one of these states. Sobriety checkpoints are legal in South Carolina, and police use these checkpoints to stop [...]

Were You Charged with DUI Drugs in North Charleston, SC?

May 1st, 2021|Categories: DUI Attorney, DUI Defense|Tags: , , |

Driving under the influence of drugs (DUI drugs) is a criminal offense under South Carolina law. While the police can’t use breathalyzers to test drivers for drug impairment, they can test drivers through other means, [...]

How Can I Fight My South Carolina DUAC Charge?

April 1st, 2021|Categories: DUI Attorney, DUI Defense|Tags: , , , , |

In South Carolina, driving with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08 percent or more is not considered driving under the influence (DUI). Instead, it is prosecuted as a separate offense called “driving with an unlawful [...]

How Can I Prove My Innocence if I have Been Charged with a Crime in South Carolina?

March 1st, 2021|Categories: Criminal Defense|Tags: , , , |

If you face criminal charges and are innocent, there is no reason you should accept anything less than a full acquittal. You are presumed innocent until proven guilty, and the prosecution must prove your guilt [...]

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