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Category: Criminal Defense

April 4, 2022
What is a Bail Bond?

For a vast majority of people, it is not feasible to spend weeks or months in jail awaiting court dates or a trial. That is why every defendant, except in extenuating circumstances, is offered a reasonable bail they can pay to be released from jail. This bail payment is considered a form of collateral to […]

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March 23, 2022
What is General Sessions Court in South Carolina?

When facing criminal charges in South Carolina for the first time, it can be confusing trying to understand where your case is going next, what kind of courtroom you might find yourself in, and what kind of sentencing you can be facing. The criminal justice process can be long and tedious, and more than intimidating […]

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February 10, 2022
Can You Get Charged With Assault in a Bar Fight in SC?

Bar fights often start between two people over some perceived or real wrongdoing. When alcohol is involved in arguments, it can escalate quickly and become a nightmare. It’s quite easy to get caught up in the emotions of a tense argument, but losing your temper and being involved in a bar fight can result in […]

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January 17, 2022
What is Pre-Trial Intervention (PTI) in SC?

For first time offenders, the thought of prosecutions, fines, and jail time can be daunting. You don't know what to expect, it may be hard for you to understand the legalese you'll be dealing with for the first time, and you might have no where to turn for help. Many people who have never committed […]

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January 3, 2022
Understanding Miranda Rights in South Carolina

The Miranda rights of a suspect can frequently play a pivotal role in criminal cases in South Carolina.  By knowing and using your Miranda rights in an effective way, you can protect yourself from self-incrimination.  In South Carolina criminal cases, suspects' Miranda rights can often play a central role. If you assert your Miranda rights […]

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December 24, 2021
How to Prove Domestic Violence Charges are False

False domestic violence allegations are devastating to process initially, and the defendant must quickly and take legal action to prevent the accusations from causing negative legal consequences in their life. The defendant will need legal representation immediately to mitigate the domestic abuse charges and pursue legal justice both inside and outside of the courtroom. To […]

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October 8, 2021
When Can a Cop Search Your Car in South Carolina?

The Fourth Amendment protects against unlawful seizure and search. Typically, it prohibits arbitrary motor vehicle searches by law enforcement officers. If police officers search your vehicle without your permission, a warrant, or a valid reason, they're violating your legal rights. However, there are some limited scenarios where police officers can search your vehicle without a […]

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