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1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for South Carolina on
Q: Does a 3rd offense driving under suspension, non-dui related, carry an automatic jail time?
William James LaLima
William James LaLima
answered on Apr 17, 2019

Yes. 90 days in jail (or house arrest) It is mandatory. I *have* persuaded the arresting officer to rewrite a DUS 3rd ticket to a DUS 2nd offense ... It saves the 90 days in jail, BUT the DOT will still punish you as if it is a DUS 3rd.

56-1-460(A)(2) ...

(c) for a third or...
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Q: My mom passed away she had a will to sell the house and divide. One passed away who will receive her share!

My sister passed away after my mother the will said to her six children.

Thank you

William James LaLima
William James LaLima
answered on Apr 17, 2019

It really depends on the will. It also depends on when the other beneficiary died. Did they die before your mother or after? If the will does not specify, then usually the other beneficiary's heirs will inherit their share. But it 100% depends on the language used in the will.

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