The ticket that you were issued should state if you are required to appear or if you can just pay the fine. On your ticket there should be red writing where it indicated if your appearance is required.
When a warrant is placed into NCIC (National Crime Information Center) database the issuing agency set the area from which they are willing to extradite. For instance, some warrants will be issued for Nationwide extradition some will be instate pickup only. It really just depends on the agency that...Read more »
The chain of custody of any evidence can always be called into question but normally with out a failure of the state to call the necessary witnesses the evidence will be admitted into evidence. It is up to a good defense attorney to make sure to bring those issues to the jury to call that evidence...Read more »
As long as you voluntarily provided the sample the officer was legally able to take the sample and use it in his investigation as well as any subsequent prosecution. If law enforcement comes back to talk to you any more you really should have an attorney present with you before you answer any...Read more »
If you are looking at the charges on the public index it is more likely than not that one is an entry from bond court/prelim court which is in magistrate court and the second entry is the actual pending charge in general sessions court.
SECTION 62-3-719. Compensation of personal representative.
(a) Unless otherwise approved by the court for extraordinary services, a personal representative shall receive for his care in the execution of his duties a sum from the probate estate funds not to exceed five percent of the...Read more »
This was his 3rd DUI and it appears he'll be jailed for a while. I have no idea how long. He doesn't have anyone to throw his bail and I declined myself. I don't want to be financially responsible. He is on a month-to-month agreement and has been here just over a year. We've had past issues... Read more »
I have sole custody of my soon to be 12 yr old son. We have a court order for standard visitation and child support. We live in SC and dad lives in NC. Never married. My son hasn't gone for a visit since before April. Dad has agreed to that. I have been offered a promotion in TX. Can we have a... Read more »
This is a complicate issue that you will likely have to go before a judge to amend the current custody order. Even if the father agrees to the move the best course of action is to contact an attorney to amend the current custody order.
I was not charged with anything other than a first DUS, non DUI related, but am apprehensive that a magistrate could pull my record and bump it up to General Sessions and a lot more problems can occur... I'm just having a hard time understanding the law on this....So it would be helpful to know if... Read more »
The age of consent in the State of South Carolina is 16. Therefore, so long as all sexual contact between the 17 year old and the 26 year old occurred after she turned 16 it would not be criminal sexual conduct with a minor (some states call this statutory rape).
South Carolina State law (Section 56-1-148)requires that the DMV place a code on the drivers license or identification card of any person that has been convicted of a crime of violence. Burglary is defined as a crime of violence under South Carolina Law(Section 16-23-10(3))
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