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What Are South Carolina’s DUI Penalties?

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

Whether you live in South Carolina, you are going to school here, or you are visiting the Charleston area from another state, getting a DUI in the Palmetto State is a serious matter. Drunk driving [...]

What Does it Take to Prove Drug Possession in South Carolina?

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

Drug possession is a serious crime in South Carolina. Even possessing an ounce or less of marijuana can land you in jail for up to 30 days, and possessing larger amounts of “more serious” drugs [...]

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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 domestic violence cases do need to be taken very seriously, [...]

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, [...]

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