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Q: If convicted on a DUI in a non-sr22 state (i.e.; Pa) do I need sr22 in South Carolina when I get my license here? Now SC

I've complied with all conditions of Pennsylvania criminal code and DMV. Scheduled restoration on April 6, 2017 by Pennsylvania. But, I'm now (and have been since February 2016) a SC resident. SC requires sr22 if convicted of dui, and Pennsylvania does not. I have no driving history in SC, but will... Read more »

Freddy Woods answered on Jul 7, 2017

Yes, South Carolina will require that you get SR-22 insurance and may require that you take an ADSAP course. Contact the DMV in South Carolina to find out what additional requirements they may have for you.

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Q: Is there anyway to get a wreck less homicide conviction expunged? It was from a dui accident that happened when I was 20

Freddy Woods answered on Jul 7, 2017

A Reckless Homicide is outside the classes of crimes that normally can be expunged. In rare cases, you can get a pardon. Consult a lawyer that deals with pardons and expungements.

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Q: My DUI was dismissed but the DMV told me I couldn't get my DL back. What can I do

I took a breathelazar and blew 0.00 I wasnt under the influence my passenger was on the other hand and wasn't even asked any questions. Was told I was pulled over for one thing but got arrested for DUI

Freddy Woods answered on Jul 7, 2017

The DMV will require that you complete the ADSAP (Alcohol & Drug Safety Action Program) in South Carolina. If you complete this program then you can get your license back as long as you don't have any other holds on your license.

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Q: What am i facing for a 1st dui and 3 child endangerment in sc

Freddy Woods answered on Jul 7, 2017

Here is the short answer. The DUI could land you in jail for up to 30 days and the child endangerment charges could have you in jail for up to 15 years. It is important for you to consult a lawyer as soon as possible to defend you on your charges.

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Q: Can a dui in South Carolina be dropped for racial profiling?

I was put down as white but my primary race is American Indian. I am registered through my tribe.

Freddy Woods answered on Jul 7, 2017

The short answer is "yes" but racial profiling that is not accompanied by a criminal act can be dismissed at the evidence phase of the case if certain factors are present. However, if during a stop based upon racial profiling there is found to evidence of a crime, then it is more difficult to... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for South Carolina on

Q: My husband is charged with criminal solicitation of a minor and posetion of meth in sc will he do time in jail

Freddy Woods answered on May 2, 2017

Yes, jail time is possible. It is important for him to consult a criminal defense lawyer of his own choosing and find out what his options are based upon the facts of his case.

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI and Traffic Tickets for Iowa on

Q: If I got any DUI and I got my license back in January I behave gotten two speeding tickets will this affect my probation

It says in the paper they sent me I can't get any kind of moving violations.

Freddy Woods answered on May 2, 2017

Any subsequent arrests that you have while on probation could result in a probation violation. Consult a lawyer to defend you at the hearing. If you do not have counsel and you are violated at the hearing, the judge could sentence you to serve the amount of time hanging over your head that was... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI and Car Accidents for South Carolina on

Q: A friend git charged with DUI she wasn't under the influence at that time she fell asleep at the wheel and wrecked her

Vehicle but they found a pipe in her pants pocket what should she do

Freddy Woods answered on May 2, 2017

She definitely needs legal help. A lawyer could challenge the arrest and the video.

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2 Answers | Asked in Workers' Compensation and Employment Law for South Carolina on

Q: Can I be let go from my job because I'm having surgery and I'm under workers comp at this time

Freddy Woods answered on May 2, 2017

Yes, you can be let go. South Carolina is one of the states that will allow an employer to fire you for no cause, good cause or any cause. However, you cannot be retaliated against for filing your workers compensation claim.

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