When Do Police Officers Need A Warrant?

When Do Police Officers Need A Warrant?

The fourth amendment of the United States Constitution grants citizens protection from unreasonable government intrusion into their lives. Each state also has its own statutes that provide similar if not identical protection as the fourth amendment. Perhaps a police...
Understanding South Carolina’s Dog Bite Law

Understanding South Carolina’s Dog Bite Law

South Carolina dedicates Section 47-3-110 specifically to dog owner liability and the rights of people injured by a dog bite. The state maintains strict liability for dog bites, which means that the owner is responsible for damages even if the dog had never bitten in...
Think Again, Is it Worth It?

Think Again, Is it Worth It?

The minimum age to purchase or consume alcohol in South Carolina is 21, and the state takes a tough stance against any underage person accused of an alcohol-related violation. When you’re this young with your whole life ahead of you, it’s important to consider what an...
Should You Plead No Contest to Criminal Charges?

Should You Plead No Contest to Criminal Charges?

When a prosecutor in South Carolina charges you with a crime, you have a few options for how to plea beyond guilty or not guilty. You may wish to plea no contest or use the Alford plea defense when you feel the prosecution doesn’t have enough proof and you don’t want...