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Home Incarceration, Home Detention, and Electronic Monitoring

Written on October 18th 2018.

 

What is Home Incarceration?

 

Home incarceration is a form of incarceration wherein a person is confined in their home instead of in jail or prison. Home Incarceration was created by the South Carolina Legislature as an alternative to incarceration for low risk, nonviolent adult and juven… read more

Posted in Criminal Law

Football Season in South Carolina

Written on October 4th 2018.

It's That Time of Year!

 

Fall in Upstate South Carolina means the leaves are changing, deer season, and football!

 

Football in the South is a tradition like no other. Whether it is tailgating at Clemson, Furman, or Wofford; or driving home from a Carolina Panther’s game, too much fun c… read more

Posted in Criminal Law

Clearing Your Criminal Record

Written on July 27th 2018.

Expungement Update

 

One of the most common areas of law that I receive phone calls about is the expungement of criminal convictions.

 

What is an expungement?

 

An expungement removes an arrest and/or a conviction from an individual’s state and federal criminal history. A federal … read more

Posted in Criminal Law

The Guardian ad Litem

Written on July 5th 2018.

What you need to know about the Guardian ad Litem

In South Carolina, a Guardian ad Litem is often times appointed by the Family Court in cases where child custody or child visitation is contested.

The case could be a divorce case where both parents disagree over who should have custody of the… read more

Posted in Divorce and Family Law

What you need to know about Marijuana and DUI in South Carolina

Written on April 11th 2018.

Can you be charged with DUI for driving under the influence of marijuana?
Yes, in South Carolina you can be charged with DUI for driving under the influence of marijuana. Under South Carolina Code § 56-5-2930, it is unlawful for any person to drive a motor vehicle while under the influence of alco… read more

Posted in Drug Charge

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