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Criminal defense to fight hit-and-run charges in South Carolina

Pedestrian accidents are pretty common, particularly those that occur at night. Roads that are poorly lit or pedestrians in dark clothing can make them difficult to see. Recently, a South Carolina woman was arrested and is facing charges for her supposed involvement in a night-time hit-and-run accident that occurred earlier this year. Though it is uncertain what led police to her as a suspect in the incident, she has the right to a criminal defense that is ready to fight on her behalf.

South Carolina man facing indecent exposure charges

It's no surprise that sex crimes involving children are considered very serious in South Carolina. Those accused of such activity could face severe consequences if validity is formally established with respect to the associated claims -- such as fines, imprisonment and mandatory sex offender registration. Recently, a man was arrested in York Country and is facing several charges, including indecent exposure and criminal sexual conduct -- both involving a minor. With so much at stake, the ability to effectively fight charges like this in court is critical.

Felony charges possible in South Carolina for using laser-pointer

Pointing lasers at any form of aircraft is something some South Carolina residents may do for fun, but may possibly not understand the negative effects it can have on a pilot if the laser hits their eyes. Because of the issues caused by laser-pointing, the FBI has started a national campaign in hopes of stopping this practice. Those accused of pointing lasers at an aircraft may face federal felony charges.

South Carolina mother facing felony charges for possible neglect

While being a parent can be an extremely rewarding path to take in life, it can also be very difficult. Children can get a hold on things that could cause them harm in a matter of seconds. Parents do their best to baby-proof their homes, but sometimes accidents happen. A South Carolina mother is currently facing felony charges for child neglect after her child supposedly gained access to a prescription painkiller in their home.

South Carolina man has right to criminal defense for DUI charges

It is summer time and that means police are out in full force looking for impaired drivers. DUI checkpoints will start popping up throughout the state, particularly over holiday weekends. Recently, a South Carolina man was charged for supposedly trying to flee one of these checkpoints. While he may be facing several charges for this incident, he has the right to employ a strategic criminal defense to fight the allegations against him.

South Carolina couple facing charges in drug court

With illegal drugs continuing to be a growing problem in South Carolina, police are constantly on the lookout for those possibly involved and ask all citizens to report any suspicious activity. Recently, a couple was arrested and is now facing drug-related and weapons charges for their supposed connection to a meth lab. They will most likely have cases that will eventually be heard in drug court and, while drug offenses are not taken lightly, the couple reserve the right defend themselves while seeking the best solution for their specific circumstances.

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