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DUI and Felony DUI cases can benefit from strong representation

Across the state, people are arrested for DUI related incidents on a daily basis. Law enforcement officers are constantly on the lookout for individuals who are driving while impaired. The level of enforcement is particularly strong around holidays and summer vacation, as well as in popular vacation areas -- such as Myrtle Beach. While the need to keep roads safe for everyone is certainly understandable, those actually convicted of DUI charges typically face some pretty harsh penalties, whether the charge is a felony DUI charge or not.

Felony charges filed against man accused of sex with a minor

Police in South Carolina recently arrested a young man accused of having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a minor. As crimes committed against children are taken very seriously, the charges in this case are pretty severe. Several felony charges have been filed and, if convicted, this individual could be looking at a lengthy prison sentence. With so much at stake, this individual would likely benefit from a strategic criminal defense presented on his behalf.

South Carolina man facing 2 felony DUI counts after accident

A 19-year-old South Carolina man was recently arrested and is being held at the Aiken County Detention Center following a car accident. He is facing two counts of felony DUI for the incident, that left him and two passengers with serious injuries. With charges like this on the table, the right to defend himself will be of vital importance.

Felony charges may be issued for certain sex crime allegations

Being accused of committing a sex crime against a child is a grave accusation, in South Carolina or anywhere else. Depending on the circumstances surrounding the alleged incident, felony charges may be issued which can potentially lead to fines, prison time and other penalties. As the consequences associated with a sex crime conviction can be quite severe, defending oneself against the accusations must necessarily focus on achieving the best possible outcome for the situation at hand.

South Carolina man booked in jail for suspicion of DUI

A South Carolina man was recently arrested and is facing charges for an alleged DUI incident. The penalties for a DUI conviction vary, typically based on the number of offenses on a person's record and any other circumstances specific to the charge at hand, but typically include fines and/or jail time. On top of the DUI charge, this individual supposedly had children in his vehicle at the time of his arrest and is also charged with placing those children at risk.

South Carolina woman taken to jail for alleged DUI and neglect

Motherhood can certainly be one of the greatest, yet stressful jobs out there. It is understandable that any mother may need to take a break and step away for a bit to recharge. Unfortunately, one South Carolina mother’s need for a break ended with a trip to jail, and she will now begin the fight to keep her child.

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