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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 [...]

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 several options regarding how you choose to present your defense. One of these options is to testify on your own behalf. While testifying at trial [...]

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 face depends greatly on the severity of the crime (or crimes) with which [...]

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 [...]

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