Mount Pleasant South Carolina Criminal Defense Blog

How can a DUI alter your college career?

As someone facing your first DUI charge, you may feel tempted to brush it off. After all, it is only your first one, right? Unfortunately, even one DUI conviction can have permanent repercussions and a big impact on your life.  This is particularly true if you...

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What is statutory rape?

Statutory rape is an often misunderstood charge. It does not always involve violence and may even occur when both parties are agreeable to the sexual contact. According to RAINN, statutory rape is a form of sexual battery, which is any type of sexual activity...

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When you lose hope during a drunk driving case

If you are facing drunk driving charges, you likely have many negative emotions to confront, such as stress or even depression. Unfortunately, many people become hopeless as a result of these cases and feel as if there is nothing they can do to change the outcome of...

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Felony versus misdemeanor fraud charges

South Carolina's statutes classify a fraud offense as a felony when an individual allegedly uses deception to obtain valuable goods or property. Providing a counterfeit document or a forged instrument to receive property or services may lead to a felony charge. When...

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Review the South Carolina DUI penalties

South Carolina law categorizes most DUIs as misdemeanor offenses. However, a conviction can still result in jail time as well as fines and other penalties. Law enforcement can arrest drivers who display impairment or have blood alcohol content of 0.08% or above....

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