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Going to Trial in South Carolina Criminal Court: Should You Request a Jury?

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

If you are facing a criminal charge in South Carolina, you have the right to have your case tried by a jury of your peers. This right to a jury trial is rooted in the [...]

Going to Trial in South Carolina Criminal Court: Should You Testify?

December 1st, 2020|Categories: Criminal Defense|Tags: |

When going to court on a criminal charge, you have a number of options when it comes to how you choose to present your defense. One of these options is to testify on your own [...]

What are the Penalties for Felonies and Misdemeanors in South Carolina?

November 1st, 2020|Categories: Criminal Defense|Tags: |

In South Carolina, facing any criminal charge means facing the possibility of jail or prison time. However, the amount of time you are facing depends greatly on the severity of the crime (or crimes) with [...]

When Can You Assert Your Right to an Attorney in South Carolina?

October 1st, 2020|Categories: Criminal Defense|Tags: |

If you have been arrested and charged with a crime in South Carolina, are you entitled to the representation of counsel in your criminal case? Many people are surprised to learn that, in some cases, [...]

What are Defenses to Criminal Domestic Violence (CDV) in South Carolina?

September 1st, 2020|Categories: Criminal Defense|Tags: |

In South Carolina, criminal domestic violence (CDV) is a serious charge that can lead to jail time and other penalties. Individuals who claim to be victims of domestic violence can also obtain emergency protection orders [...]

When Can You Be Charged with Boating Under the Influence (BUI) in South Carolina?

August 1st, 2020|Categories: DUI Attorney, DUI Defense|

Charleston’s harbor and the surrounding waterways are heavily patrolled, especially during the Summer months, and there is a good reason why. While most local boaters operate their vessels safely, there are many reckless boaters, including [...]

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