Facing your first criminal charge brings with it confusion, fear and uncertainty. These feelings, along with unfamiliarity with the South Carolina criminal system, lead to numerous questions. Our hope is that we can address some of your immediate questions here. Should you need further answers or require additional help, we encourage you to call our Summerville-based criminal defense lawyer at (843) 261-7026 or to send our law firm an email for your free client-centered consultation.
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If you have been arrested for driving under the influence, you need a qualified and experienced attorney in your corner to make sure your rights are protected.
But even more than that, you want a DUI attorney that will dig deep into every little detail of your case and uncover opportunities that will hopefully minimize your charges or possibly get your case dismissed altogether.
Personal Injury Law
If you've been injured in a fall, or hurt on the job as a result of someone else's negligence, you are entitled to fair compensation.
You shouldn't have to pay for other peoples' mistakes, nor should you have to pay for medical bills or wages lost as a result of your injury. Unfortunately, insurance companies aren't always so diligent about paying claims. And many establishments and corporations will fight tooth and nail to avoid a personal injury lawsuit. A personal injury lawyer will fight for you and help you get the compensation you deserve.
As you know, the United States constitution guarantees everybody a fair trial, and assumes all accused persons innocent until proven guilty. If you are an adult charged with a CDV or a juvenile facing criminal charges, you need a criminal defense lawyer to protect your constitutional rights.
Whether you’ve been charged with strong arm robbery, possession of drugs or criminal domestic violence, it doesn’t matter. What does matter is that you retain an experienced criminal defense attorney to protect your rights and your future.
Real estate transactions have a lot of moving parts. Things can happen prior to closing that could delay the sale. Whether you’re the individual buyer or seller, real estate agent, mortgage broker or investor, it’s important to have all the bases covered. You need our experienced real estate closing attorney to uncover and resolve potential issues so that your closing is problem and pain-free.
Drug Crime Defense
The severity of the punishment for a drug crime depends on the type of substance, the quantity, the intent of possession, and local, state and federal laws. If you or someone you know has been arrested for a drug-related crime, we urge you to contact our experienced drug charge attorneys for representation and counsel. We're here to help.
If you follow AMC’s fictional drama Breaking Bad, then you know how methamphetamine ruined the characters’ lives. And you don’t have to be a drug kingpin for methamphetamine to seriously damage yours. Not only does the production, use and distribution of meth put your freedom at risk, getting caught puts your employment, finances and good name in jeopardy.
And that’s no fiction.
Whether you’ve only experimented with cocaine recreationally or are struggling with addiction, if you’ve been arrested with this controlled substance in your possession, your finances, career, reputation and freedom are seriously at risk.
And if you want a chance at protecting the life you’ve worked so hard to build, then you’re going to need the help of an experienced drug lawyer.
Everyone makes mistakes. Unfortunately, if you’ve gotten behind the wheel after drinking even a little too much, it’s too late to change what happens once you see lights flashing in your rearview mirror.