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0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law, Land Use & Zoning and Landlord - Tenant for South Carolina on
Q: Can a South Carolina HOA prevent a homeowner from renting out a portion of their home to an non-relative?

Our HOA has defined a “single family residence” to only allow persons related by blood to occupy the residence. We have a fully equipped apartment in our basement, that has a private entrance. The apartment is currently occupied by a blood relative. However, If that relative should move... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Consumer Law and Contracts for South Carolina on
Q: I had bought a car from Carvana, which i returned within the 7-day money-back period, but haven't received my money yet.

Bought car by paying full price via cashier's cheque.

7th day of return = 01/06/2022

As agreed with Carvana, Car actual return date = 01/08/2022 5:30 PM

They promised to return the Cheque within 72 hours via overnight FedEx but it's been 11 days since the day of... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for South Carolina on
Q: What should I do if I have a warrant for failure to appear on child cruelty in sc?

On 3/3/20 I was charged in Lyman South Carolina with cruelty to children. I was able to sign a pr bond On 3/4/20. Both my ticket and my bond paperwork say I am supposed to appear in court on 3/2/20 which would have been the day before the alleged crime happened. Clearly they made a mistake. Courts... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Juvenile Law and Legal Malpractice for South Carolina on
Q: If my charge was dropped from first degree burglary to second degree burglary why is the first degree burglary still on

I was a kid and believe i was railroaded because im black and didnt know any better....

Someone pls help me with this

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Antitrust and Civil Rights for South Carolina on
Q: Is it against the law for a officer who wasn't at the incident on scene to write a false statement as if he was there?

The officer who wrote the incident report in my case wrote it out like he was there the whole time, which isn't true.

Also the inital thing I was being pulled over for was damage to personal property. i was charged with traffecking meth, possession of weed and ecstacy. Although I... Read more »

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jan 17, 2022

Officer cannot write false statements. On the other hand this is personal to you and I would suggest that you have someone else, perhaps a lawyer you might hire, review the reports and see if his review reaches a conclusion which is the same as yours.

0 Answers | Asked in Contracts for South Carolina on
Q: Can I sue for misleading information on my private student loans?

I just graduated college on January 10 2022, and when I go to my loan servicer page, it says I have 3.5 years (1298 days) until my first principal and interest payment is due on my loans. When I click on each individual loan, it says I have the usual 6 month grace period. Can I sue for this... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for South Carolina on
Q: Can I be placed on Community supervision and probation

I was sentenced to 10 years and a consecutive 20 years suspended to 5 years probation. I served 8.5 of the 10. Completed 1.5 of community supervision with all fees paid but was told that I owe over $2000 and wont get off of papers until the end of 2023

0 Answers | Asked in Child Custody and Child Support for South Carolina on
Q: Can father get custody or supervision rights to 4 month old son that he doesn't do anything, buy anything for or see

I have been with my son all day everyday doing everything for him and buying everything for him since he was born. I tried working out supervision and child support with his dad outside the court but he will not pay anything for my son and doesn't want me present during visitations. Everywhere... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for South Carolina on
Q: Speeding ticket 21mph over on I-95 near Manning SC

Hi. I have a question and hopefully someone can help me with good answers. I got speeding ticket in SC ( 21 mph over on I-95 with my car) and that was on December 7. December 8 I called attorney in SC because i am from NYC an attorney said we will put ticket on jury trial. My first court was on... Read more »

Ryan D Templeton
Ryan D Templeton answered on Jan 15, 2022

Depending on the municipality or county where the ticket was written it could be many months before you get a new court date now that your case has been moved to the Jury trial docket.

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for South Carolina on
Q: is someone allowed to tear down my mobile home that is on their property if its not derelict and taxes paid?

i was in the process of getting the permits to move my mobile home from someones property and without ANY notice this person tore down my home. and i havent even been served with any papers either.... i've paid the taxes and was getting everything ready for the move. i called the police and... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents and Insurance Defense for South Carolina on
Q: Can you accept an insurance companies total loss offer but buy your car back with a salvage title with a lien on it stil

I owe $8000 on my car they offered $13000 can I get my car back with a salvage title

Randy Bryan Ligh
Randy Bryan Ligh answered on Jan 14, 2022

Most likely you will have to pay off the lien from your insurance proceeds before you can obtain a salvage title. I doubt the lienholder would agree otherwise but you can ask them if they will do so.

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation for South Carolina on
Q: Can I buy a home in sc without a lawyer??
0 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning for South Carolina on
Q: Q: how do I answer a question about code section 12-24-70 responsible person on an affidavit?

I am having to do an affidavit for my quit claim deed that is transferring my son's father's name off of my deed. We can not figure out how to answer question #8 or 9. As required by code Secrtion 12-24-70, I state that I am a responsible person who was connected with the transaction as?... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning for South Carolina on
Q: how do I answer a question about code section 12-24-70 responsible person on an affidavit?

I am having to do an affidavit for my quit claim deed that is transferring my son's father's name off of my deed. We can not figure out how to answer question #8 or 9. As required by code Secrtion 12-24-70, I state that I am a responsible person who was connected with the transaction... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law, Elder Law and Health Care Law for South Carolina on
Q: Can I sue a doctor/hospital?

for not providing appropriate care to my elderly mom

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