The penalty for voluntary manslaughter (16-3-50) in South Carolina is 2-30 years. The presumption under SC law is that a sentence may be suspended unless expressly states otherwise(16-1-30(B)). In the case of Voluntary Manslaughter it is within the sentencing judges discretion to suspend even the...Read more »
Husband is accusing wife of taking check addressed to him out of the mailbox at their marital home and depositing it on her personal bank account with his endorsement on the back.he is pressing Petit larceny charges
The person on probation has an enhanced misdemeanor for driving under suspension. I am a firearms dealer, all firearms are kept in a room with two locks. South Carolina Code Section 16-23-500 makes it a crime to possess any firearm, including handguns, if you have a conviction for any crime that... Read more »
When a person is placed on probation one of the standard terms is that they can not around a weapon. Although it may not be unlawfully for the person on probation to own a weapon once they are off of probation it could be a violation of probation which could result in revocation of probation.
She received "postal money orders for 3k, she was to cash and send $300.00 keep the balance. She recently sent $200.00 towards $2500.00 needed to release funds of 80k held in ApexCreditUnion.US. I'd like to find someone to help her.
Bonded out peobation violation went to hearing judge gave me 90 days to pay off. I go see probation for scheduled meeting amd get violated and arreated for illegal dumping and probation violation.. Now i bond out ..do i ha e to still report between bond and hearing?
Thank you answering my previous question about my brother and his victim's family. His victims family members wrote the clerk of Court and the solicitors office stating that they request a time modifications and/or any relief the court may grant. The clerk of court/solicitors office sent a copy of... Read more »
This is an information sheet provided on SCPPP’s website regarding the criteria that is considered in the granting or denial of a pardon or parole. I don’t know of anyone that does this work on a pro bono basis but you can certainly reach out to the S.C. bar or S.C. legal services to see if...Read more »
The incident happened 4-6 years ago when the child was between the ages of 6-8. The child seems to have been coached by the stepmother and father. The defendant has never been in trouble and doesn't have a criminal record. Her bond was denied though I suppose for unpaid child support. What can my... Read more »
My Brother was convicted of murder in 1995. Since then, the victim's family has written the judge and solicitors office to have his sentence reduced or pardoned. Can or do the victim's family have this authority since the solicitor is their attorney? Letter of forgiveness was sent in to the court... Read more »
As a former state prosecutor I have never heard of a sentence reduction based on the request of the victim through the court system. Your best bet would be for the victim to contact the department of probation parol and pardons to request a pardon from the governor.
Marijuana was purchased from a middle schooler by an adult at a middle school. It is my understanding that a 1 year old was in the car during the drug deal on school property. The marijuana was brought to the adult's home and smoked with a middle schooler, and the 1 year old was in the home while... Read more »
There is no statute of limitations in SC on the distribution/purchase of illegal drugs so there is not a set amount of time to report. That being said, unless the drugs are still in existence this is a case that would be very hard to prosecute.
Then you need to call a criminal defense attorney in your area to arrange a consult. While I do not know the allegations or potential facts, generally speaking I wouldn't talk about the case with anyone until you can retain or at least consult with an attorney to get some advice on how to proceed.
My fiance's step sister ditched her kids on us sept 28th and Sept 29th she demanded us to bring her kids back but was told that she would have to come get them or give me gas money she refused both and started to talk trash and threaten me and my fiance and her mother well my fiance's step sister... Read more »
It depends on what the actual charge was, if you have had anything expunged in the past, what if any record you have from the three years after the conviction, etc. You can either contact the clerk of court and ask to speak to someone in expungements or call a local criminal defense attorney....Read more »
The possible penalties for breach of trust with fraudulent intent depends on the amount of the fraud. If the amount of the fraud is less than $2000 the maximum possible penalty is $1000 (plus additional court fees) or 30 days in jail. If the amount is $2,000-10,000 the maximum penalty is 5 years...Read more »
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.
My son 12 years old got stabbed in the hand by a girl in his class, she drew blood and lead is still stuck deep in his hand. The principal tried to brush it off as horse playing. My son was not playing.
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 »
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