Blog Posts in 2016

Does anyone care about a criminal record?

It really is unfair, but there is a major distinction made between people who have a clean record and one that contains even a minor blemish. There is even a bigger distinction if that blemish is a ...
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How Much Jail Time Can You Get for DV 3rd?

The first question we are asked by most clients arrested for DV 3 rd is how much jail time they are facing. I don't think we have ever encountered a client that was anxious to return back to the ...
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What is the difference between DV 1st, DV 2nd, and DV 3rd degree?

There remains a lot of confusion involving the differences between South Carolina's new domestic violence offenses. This began in mid-2015 with the passing of the South Carolina Domestic Violence ...
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No Contact Violations in DV Cases

One of the biggest changes caused by the 2015 Domestic Violence Reform Act was moving many first offense CDV cases into General Sessions. As a result many cases that before could have been prosecuted ...
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