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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

Family Court Mediation

Written on January 26th 2018.

Whenever I meet with a prospective client to discuss a Greenville Family Court matter, I chart out a map of how his or her case may work its way through the Family Court system in South Carolina. One possible destination on that map is mediation.

What is mediation?

Mediation is a process by wh… read more

Posted in Divorce and Family Law

2018 NCDD Winter Session - Drugged Driving

Written on January 21st 2018.

I had a great weekend in Atlanta attending NCDD's Winter Session 2018.  The session focused on Drugged Driving, which is becoming the future of DUI cases in South Carolina.  While the majority of the class focused on prescription drug DUI cases, there was also a session on Marijuana DUI cases taught… read more

Posted in DUI

What is a DUI in South Carolina?

Written on January 10th 2018.

In the State of South Carolina, there are two driving under the influence type criminal offenses: Driving Under the Influence (DUI), and Driving with an Unlawful Alcohol Concentration (DUAC). You can be charged for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) if an officer believes you are driving under the in… read more

Posted in DUI

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