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0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for South Carolina on
Q: I got sec degree arrangement for saying something through a text to my ex that I wS never going to actually do

But I wasn't suppose to talk to my son but I texted him to get his email cause my phone broke and had to use his but had to get his email removed now they saying I broke my bond am I screwed

0 Answers | Asked in Juvenile Law for South Carolina on
Q: Can I get my restricted license time extended because I need to drive me and my brother to my dads house and back

I help my parents, who are divorced, by driving me and my little brother to and from each house, but it always cuts our time short with my dad on Tuesday nights because we are supposed to be with him till seven but I can’t drive after 6. I also help babysit my baby nephew who my dad has custody... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law for South Carolina on
Q: I signed papers at closing got the keys. Seller says his attorney hasn’t received papers. Can I move in today

Papers were sent by UPS on Monday to his attorney which says they haven’t arrived. Attorney suggested we vacate the property immediately even though we have signed our papers and have them an paid all closing costs.

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for South Carolina on
Q: Does a certain time have to be set for 2nd court date by the court after the 1st court date in SC Circuit Court?

I was curious if there was a timing deadline that has to be met for a 2nd court date after the 1st court date has happened in South Carolina? Meaning if specified timeline is not met the case would be eligible for dismissal?

0 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury for South Carolina on
Q: What steps can I take in SC to get a correction to 'cause of death ' on death certificate if coroner refuses to correct?

Medical records is consistent with toxicology reports. Person had cancer and died in home and was found 2 to 3 days later partly decomposed. Can I sue for emotional, financial, and mental distress? I have not been able to get benefits left for me and I am in financial hardship because cause of... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law and Civil Litigation for South Carolina on
Q: If I tell my husband's ex wife to stop spreading lies, and leave me alone, could she raise child support?

She's been stalking my Social Media the entire time we've been married, and taking screen shots of anything she thinks is about her to threaten to take us back to court. My husband won't let me stand up to her in a mature manner, because he thinks it'll give her grounds to raise child support again.

0 Answers | Asked in Child Support and Family Law for South Carolina on
Q: Does the custodial parent have to be present in family court for the collection of unpaid child support from the ncp?

My ex was ordered to pay child support at our divorce proceedings. He is now behind $10,000+. I didn't attend the hearing which was titled civil contempt order (non-support) and said to be confined to just talks concerning the child support arrears. Anyway the court ordered him to continue to... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for South Carolina on

TRIAL DATE. WHAT HAPPENED TO MY RIGHT TO A SPEEDY TRIAL. Can't get a job cause this shows up on an inquiry

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for South Carolina on
Q: If a dec bond is set based on a law that didn’t take affect until Jan 1st, what can be done about it?

The person already had a bond for 25k for a drug charge. Got a second drug charge, set in jail for 4 months. Judge said due to a new law and the second charge it will be 50 k cash bond. The law wasn’t affective yet. It showed on sc judicial website now it shows nothing for a bond. What can be done?

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for South Carolina on
Q: If a judge set a bond in December, going by a law that didn’t take affect until January 1st, what can be done about it?

Inmate was already out on a 25k bond on a drug charge. Arrested again on a drug charge of trafficking meth 100-200 gram. After four months judge said due to a new law it would be a 50k cash bond for the second time. The new law took affect Jan 1. It showed on South Carolina judicial website the 50k... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Family Law for South Carolina on
Q: Can someone distribute a private investigator’s report (relating to divorce and custody) to an employer? South Carolina

An ex husband hired a private investigator to conduct an investigation on his ex wife in 2020. In 2024, he is now distributing the report (unsolicited) to the ex wife’s employers, family, friends, and network. The report was made in relation to a child custody dispute and was intended to be used... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Probate for South Carolina on
Q: Does Mom's half of the house go to the estate or to her husband?

I'm the personal representative for my mother's estate in SC. I'm currently creating the inventory for the estate and am not sure whether my mom's ownership interest in her and my stepfather's home is subject to probate.

From my understanding, SC deeds default to... View More

0 Answers | Asked in Child Custody for South Carolina on
Q: I lost custody in 2012 the GAL never followed up with the children that moved to another county and DSS involved 3 times

My ex and I have begun speaking over the past several years and all my children have disowned him and his wife however trying to rationalize the amount of rights I lost and having nothing regarding my case from anyone and when asked I am made to feel as though there was a deal made with my ex and... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Domestic Violence for South Carolina on
Q: Hello, ok so court is 2/16/24 madison county ky but i have a pending dv case in sc. can i use one attorney in 2 states
Casey Brown
Casey Brown
answered on Feb 18, 2024

One attorney can represent a client in two different states as long as the lawyer is licensed or admitted to the Bar in both states.

0 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning for South Carolina on
Q: How can I get a title for a vehicle that was owned by a deceased person?

Hi, my father gave my sister a vehicle. She never titled it in her name, nor had the title. My father passed away in 2020. My mother was the PR and beneficiary of my father's estate, the vehicle in question was never part of my mothers estate, because she assumed my sister had already titled... View More

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law for South Carolina on
Q: I canceled a home warranty because it was shady. And they will not refund half my money unless I take down my review.

Isn't this extortion?

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answered on Feb 13, 2024

In South Carolina, the situation you described raises concerns under consumer protection laws. When a company conditions a refund on the removal of a negative review, it could potentially be considered a form of extortion or a violation of your rights under laws designed to protect free speech and... View More

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