March 2018 Archives

Traffic stop results in arrests for other charges

People in South Carolina who have been arrested may well know that their ultimate arrests might have little or nothing to do with the original reason that law enforcement officers initially approached them. Even though that can happen it is also important for people to know that their rights should always be protected and any investigation or search process should respect those rights and follow the laws associated with those.

The severity of a misdemeanor charge

When South Carolina residents are charged with a misdemeanor, they may think that this is not a serious offense. A misdemeanor charge can have far-reaching consequences, though, and it is important to understand how a seemingly simply offense can affect someone's life for years.

What is drug diversion?

Have you or a family member been arrested in South Carolina and charged with a criminal drug offense? If so, you may understandably be upset and one of the concerns on your mind might be how your life will be impacted with a criminal conviction on your record. You will be pleased to know that there may be an opportunity to avoid having a permanent criminal conviction on your record if you are eligible for what is called a drug diversion program.