November 2017 Archives

Avoid letting a college pastime turn into a DUI

For you and many other South Carolina residents, the beginning of this school year has been an exciting and busy time. Life in college is different from life at home as a high school student. You are treated as an adult now, and you can take part in adult activities that may have been frowned upon when you lived at home – particularly social drinking. While our team at the Parham Law Firm, LLC, believe you should be able to have fun with your friends, we feel it is important to warn you about the risks you face when alcohol is involved.

Man successfully defends against DUI charge

South Carolina residents may understandably feel concerned that if they are arrested for and charged with a drunk driving offense. Reports about tough laws and harsh penalties seem to give little reason for people to believe they could successfully defend themselves against the charges. This is one reason that people need to be made aware of times when a defense does manage to lead to a person's charges being dropped or to a not guilty verdict.

Uniform traffic tickets in South Carolina

If you are a licensed driver in South Carolina, understanding the rules of the road is important for you. This involves having a good grasp on the types of citations that may be issued and what may lead to those. As explained by the South Carolina Legislature, a uniform traffic ticket may be issued for a myriad of reasons far beyond exceeding the speed limit or failing to make a complete stop at a stop sign.