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Sexual assault charges filed against a South Carolina teacher

Being a teacher is not an easy task, especially for teachers of junior high and high school students. However difficult the job can be, the rewards often outweigh the cons for most teachers. Unfortunately, being in a position of authority also puts teachers at risk for allegations of misconduct. Sadly, a South Carolina teacher is facing accusations of sexual assault by a student.

South Carolina teens facing felony charges for burglary

Burglary is considered a very serious offense in South Carolina, which carries harsh penalties for those convicted in a court of law. Those accused of such a crime could face felony charges, and the punishment for a second degree burglary charge can carry a sentence of up to 10 years in prison. Recently, two teens in Florence were arrested for their supposed connection to a home burglary.

South Carolina woman facing felony DUI resulting in death charge

Being accused of DUI is a serious matter in South Carolina. Particularly DUI cases that result in the death of another. If convicted of a felony DUI charge resulting in death, the person accused could face some very serious and life-altering consequences under South Carolina laws. The maximum penalty for such a charge includes 25 years of prison time and over $25,000 in fines.

Man charged with sexual assault in South Carolina and 2nd state

Sex crimes involving children are significant offenses which are taken very seriously in South Carolina and nationwide. Local authorities do not take accusations of these crimes lightly and those accused of the sexual assault of a minor could face extremely negative consequences under state law. Thankfully, even with such a claim, those accused have the right to defend themselves in a court of law.

Possible increase of drug court penalties in South Carolina

The possession and trafficking of illegal prescription drugs is becoming a very real problem in South Carolina. With an increase in this type of drug possession, local authorities are looking to increase the penalties that would be imposed by the state's drug court. For those accused of such crimes, this could mean longer prison terms and higher fines. A strategic criminal defense could help those accused of drug activity defend themselves against the charges they face.

South Carolina woman faces felony DUI charges

Unfortunately, drunk driving is the cause of far too many injuries and deaths in South Carolina every year. While intoxicated drivers do not intend to harm anyone, accidents happen and those responsible could face felony DUI charges as a result. Thankfully, those faced with these types of charges have the right to a criminal defense to plead their cases.

South Carolina man facing sexual assault charges

Cases involving sex crimes and/or violent crimes are all too common in South Carolina. Those accused of any kind of sex crime could face serious consequences under state laws. When sexual assault is combined with other violent crimes, the severity of those consequences increases. Local authorities take these types of crimes very seriously and will do all they can to catch and punish those responsible.

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