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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 [...]

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

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

There are two main reasons people think about pleading guilty after being charged with a crime: Those who believe they are guilty and there are those who don’t think it is worth it to put [...]

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

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

If you face 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 Sixth [...]

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