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When does theft become a felony in South Carolina?

Most states set a certain dollar amount to differentiate between misdemeanor theft and felony theft. South Carolina has one of the highest thresholds in the nation for grand larceny (felony) charges. This prevents filling our prisons with low-level offenders and...

Are cellphones fair game for law enforcement?

Mobile phones were once the exclusive domain of business moguls. Today, even 10-year-old kids have cellphones. Increasingly, law enforcement is using that fact to track the whereabouts of suspects and obtain data about private communications.But civil rights defenders...

Before you respond to a letter from the IRS …

The Internal Revenue Service has issued a list of helpful tips for taxpayers who receive letters in the mail. Their “don’t panic” reassurances are hardly reassuring. Some of the advice is conflicting.And one piece of advice is conspicuously missing...

Is Your Door Lock Protected By The Fourth Amendment?

Seemingly good detective work sometimes crosses a line. Police must follow leads and clues and hunches to solve crimes, but they also must follow the law.A federal appeals court recently ruled that police went too far when they inserted a key into a door to determine...

How to challenge a DUI charge in South Carolina

Were you recently arrested under suspicion of drunk driving? Are you facing a charge of driving under the influence (DUI) or driving with an unlawful concentration (DUAC)? It is important to fight back in order to keep a conviction off of your permanent record.Avoid...

‘Just passing through’

Lots of people arrested in the Greenville area don’t live here. They are drawn to Falls Park, to Bon Secours, to Centre Stage, the Greenville Zoo, or our Shakespeare festival. Or they are just passing through, and they happen to have bad luck here.Some visitors...

How much do you really know about South Carolina DUI?

Think you know a lot about DUI laws in South Carolina? If you find yourself pulled over or facing charges of driving under the influence, it pays to be well-informed. Here are some questions (and answers) you can use to test your knowledge. In South Carolina can...

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When can people be charged with insurance fraud?

Unexpected events occur in people’s lives in South Carolina. Many of these unexpected events can be very costly as well. This could be a car accident resulting in damage to vehicles and injuries. There could be a hurricane or other weather event that damages people’s...

If you don’t fight, you could end up facing these penalties

There’s certainly a lot at stake when you're facing criminal charges. So, it’s completely normal to feel nervous about the outcome of your case. You shouldn’t let your nerves push you toward accepting a plea deal that isn’t right for you, though. Instead, you need to...

The damage a DUI conviction may do to your career

A DUI conviction promises ramifications beyond criminal penalties. On the surface, you understand that you face incarceration, probation, steep fines, restitution, loss of your driver’s license as well as your vehicle. But digging deeper, you also face stark...

South Carolina man pleads guilty to federal charges

A convicted felon faces seven years in federal prison after pleading guilty to possession of a firearm as well as marijuana possession with intent to distribute. James Eric Hampton, Jr., of Columbia, admitted to selling marijuana when the University of South Carolina...

Here’s how to block the prosecution’s evidence

Drug charges can quickly derail your life, especially if you’re convicted and slapped with the harsh penalties sought by prosecutors. Jail or prison time, enormous fines, a lingering criminal record, and haunting damage to your reputation can all leave you feeling...

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