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CDV Bond Restrictions - Click here to view all posts
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  • What happens if you want to move while your CDV case is pending?
    If you move or change your contact information while your CDV case is pending it is important that you notify your attorney’s office. You should also notify your bail bondsman. Your attorney ...
  • Don't Ride Together to CDV Court
    Most people who are charged with a South Carolina CDV offense are told in bond court that they can have no contact with their alleged victim. A no contact bond restriction means absolutely no contact, ...
  • New Warrant Requirement for CDV Cases
    In a recent decision, the South Carolina Court of Appeals has issued a ruling requiring that CDV 1st cases be prosecuted on the basis of an arrest warrant not a uniform traffic ticket. The opinion, ...
CDV Court - Click here to view all posts
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  • Charged with domestic violence over the holidays?
    No one is surprised that the holiday season results in an uptick in DUI charges. But did you know that this is also the time of year where many people are arrested for domestic violence? A domestic ...
  • How serious is a General Sessions level domestic violence case?
    General Sessions is the name for the criminal court in South Carolina of unlimited jurisdiction. That means that it is the court designed to prosecute major felonies, and dish out severe punishments ...
  • Challenging an Enhanced CDV
    A common issue in defending CDV charges is assisting clients who have been charged with either a 2nd or 3rd offense Criminal Domestic Violence charge. This posting discusses a legal challenge to the ...
Domestic Violence - Click here to view all posts
The latest posts for Domestic Violence are listed below.
  • Dealing With a Flip-Flopping Accuser
    A significant number of our domestic violence cases involve allegations made by accusers who almost instantaneously feel bad and regretful for their role in getting our client arrested. These are ...
  • It just got worse for those accused of DV
    There has been a significant development in South Carolina domestic violence law, and one that is not good for the accused. On March 9, 2017, the South Carolina Attorney General’s Office issued ...
  • Charged with domestic violence over the holidays?
    No one is surprised that the holiday season results in an uptick in DUI charges. But did you know that this is also the time of year where many people are arrested for domestic violence? A domestic ...
South Carolina CDV Law - Click here to view all posts
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South Carolina Criminal Law - Click here to view all posts
The latest posts for South Carolina Criminal Law are listed below.
  • Charged with domestic violence over the holidays?
    No one is surprised that the holiday season results in an uptick in DUI charges. But did you know that this is also the time of year where many people are arrested for domestic violence? A domestic ...
  • Five Popular Myths About CDV Cases
    1. If your partner simply asks to have the charge dismissed it will go away. There is a "no drop" policy in place that applies to domestic violence cases. This rule prevents the police or ...
  • Do police need a warrant to arrest for CDV?
    For many years it was standard practice for law enforcement to write CDV charges on traffic tickets. Then last year the South Carolina Court of Appeals held in a case entitled State vs. Ramsey that a ...
Women and CDV - Click here to view all posts
The latest posts for Women and CDV are listed below.
  • DSS and your CDV case
    Many people are surprised to be contacted a few days after their CDV arrest by social services. Around South Carolina police agenicies are automatically forwarding copies of police reports to ...
  • Why are woman arrested for CDV?
    As a CDV defense attorney representing clients throughout South Carolina, I am seeing a steady increase in the number of woman who contact my office after being arrested. Many times the woman is the ...
  • Can Women be Arrested for CDV?
    The answer to whether or not a woman can be arrested for domestic violence in South Carolina can be summed up in one word. Yes. South Carolina's CDV law makes no distinction between men or woman. ...
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