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Individuals who are arrested in Lexington County by the Sheriff's Department will have their cases originally referred to the Lexington County CDV Court. This Court is located in downtown Lexington and is in the old County Courthouse.
CDV Court is presided over by a Magistrate Judge. The police will be represented by a professional prosecutor. When you are charged with your first offense for criminal domestic violence the date written on your ticket or given to you in Bond Court will be for your trial.
There are some important things you should know about the Lexington County CDV Court:
You have an absolute right to be represented by an attorney in your CDV case. At the
Law Office of James R. Snell, Jr., LLC, we will decide during our first meeting with you if your case should stay in the Lexington CDV Court or if we should seek a change of venue for your case. CDV is a serious criminal charge - and the consequences of a CDV Conviction can last the rest of your life. It is critical for success in your case that you contact a defense attorney as soon as you can after your arrest and before your Court date. If you didn't hire an attorney before going to CDV Court and now you are convicted you have a right to
appeal your CDV conviction.
Lexington County CDV Court
139 East Main Street
Lexington, South Carolina 29072
James Snell is a criminal defense attorney in Lexington, South Carolina, representing clients charged with CDV. If you or a loved one has been charged with any crime, including CDV or CDVHAN contact our office about your case at