Blog Posts in October, 2011

How should I plead in Court to CDV?

In South Carolina you can be technically guilty of domestic violence even in cases where there was no physical harm suffered by the alleged victim. There are however numerous legal and factual ...
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What happens if the alleged CDV victim changes their mind and wants to dismiss the charges?

Often times after the police respond to reported CDV and make an arrest the alleged victim wants to seek to have the charged dropped. The one arrested may not have been the only one involved in the ...
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What happens when someone calls 911 for a domestic dispute?

Whenever someone calls 911 in regards to a domestic abuse South Carolina's CDV laws and procedures immediately come into play. Even if the caller hangs up, or later asks 911 to disregard their ...
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What are my rights when arrested for CDV?

If you are placed under arrest for any South Carolina Domestic Violence charge you have important legal rights that come into play immediately. First and foremost: you have a right to remain silent. ...
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Do the police have to give Miranda rights as part of a CDV arrest?

Anyone who has ever watched a police TV show will be familiar with Miranda rights: You have a right to remain silent. Anything you say can and may be used against you in Court. You have a right to ...
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Can senior citizens be charged with domestic violence?

Criminal domestic violence is now a widely prevelant charge in South Carolina. Anyone can be charged with CDV. Unfortunately I am seeing more and more senior citizens being charged. There is no ...
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