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Q: Is South Carolina state statute 16-11-620 appealable?

I was issued a trespass after notice form, even though I have not been on the properties in question for years (ome is a busimess we own 10% of, isnt this a civil rights issue to not allow me i.to a public place since I have never caused any type of trouble, etc?) and never did anything at their... View More

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answered on Dec 24, 2023

South Carolina State Statute 16-11-620, which pertains to trespassing after notice, can be subject to appeal under certain circumstances. If you believe the trespass notice was issued wrongly or violates your rights, particularly if it involves a property in which you have a legal interest, you may... View More

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Q: My camper was stolen found now but don't have vehicle to retrieve it from where it was left can I get in trouble

My stolen camper was left at a house and the homeowner was told I said to bring it there. I did not. They want it gone but I don't have a way to go get it. I can't even get a ride to the home to talk to homeowners to ask for a few days to arrange way to have it moved police are telling me... View More

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answered on Nov 30, 2023

In South Carolina, if your stolen camper has been recovered and left on someone else's property without your consent, the situation is understandably frustrating and complex. First, it's important to recognize that the homeowner has the right to request the removal of the camper from... View More

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Q: Good Morning, I have a question regarding donating to a charity when a policy is issued to a client.

In reference to 2012 South Carolina Code of Laws

Title 38 - Insurance

Chapter 57 - TRADE PRACTICES

Section 38-57-130 - Misrepresentations, special inducements, and rebates prohibited on all insurance contracts.

3) No person may pay, allow, or give or offer to pay,... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Sep 30, 2023

Only a South Carolina attorney could advise, as you ask about a specific South Carolina statute. But your question remains open for two weeks. In terms of general commentary on your post, the gift to charity might be called into question as being an "indirect" payment or allowance. This... View More

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Q: How many cars can I sell through an LLC?

I live in SC and I currently sell cars on the side as a hobby and I always stay under the limitations in regards to how many I'm allowed to sell without a dealers license. I got a bit curious today and I have a standing LLC under my name and was wondering if technically since my business is... View More

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answered on Sep 26, 2023

In South Carolina, the number of cars you can sell without a dealer's license is typically limited, and this limit applies regardless of whether you're selling them as an individual or through an LLC of which you're the sole owner. Generally, if you're planning to sell more than... View More

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Q: why wont any attorney fight for someone when the state converts a right into a privilege and charges a fee for it?
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answered on Sep 14, 2023

Attorneys decide whether to take on cases challenging the conversion of rights into privileges with associated fees based on factors like legal viability, costs, expertise, precedent, client goals, and ethical considerations. Legal viability and costs are crucial, while attorneys with expertise in... View More

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Q: If I can no longer afford insurance for a period of time due to financial difficulties and I want to keep my car until I

am in a better financial situation to afford my insurance, what are the requirements in SC to take my car off the road temporarily. And, I am aware that I would not be able to drive my car until I can once again pay for car insurance. Thank you very much for your time.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Sep 25, 2023

A South Carolina attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Until you're able to consult with a local attorney, it's possible you could get guidance from your state's department of motor vehicles. I hope things take a turn for the better and you're... View More

2 Answers | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law, Car Accidents and Insurance Defense for South Carolina on
Q: In 2015 we were told by our State Farm agent we could reduce our premiums by dropping underinsured motorists coverage

At the time, I was being hospitalized to have a stem cell transplant to survive an aggressive form of non Hodgkin lymphoma. We agreed to drop the underinsured coverage at a time when I was I jeopardy of dieing if I did not undergo the procedure. Arguably we were not thinking clearly to agree to... View More

Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik
answered on Jul 1, 2023

Have the signed form reviewed by experienced personal injury attorneys in your state.

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Q: I am a reserve deputy in training in Richland county and a private security company would like to hire me is it lawful?

I just would like to know if there is a possibility to do both because SLED is telling me I’d have to quit my reserve position. Thank you for your time! Have a blessed day!

Rhiannon Herbert
Rhiannon Herbert
answered on May 17, 2022

More information is needed to answer this question. However, if you signed an agreement or contract as a reserve deputy, this is the first place you should turn regarding whether you are permitted to pursue other employment.

Q: Can the law legally hold my truck and impound when it wasn't part of my charges or fines for being arrested

What I was trying to say and not so many words is I got charged with the drugs but there's no charge or fines or tickets if anything to do with the truck how can they hold it

Peter David Brown
Peter David Brown
answered on Sep 2, 2021

IF the arresting agency alleges that the vehicle was used in the futherance of the "criminal enterprise" they can seize it.

(for example: you were stopped with the drugs in the vehicle)

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Q: A convicted felon have a saw off shotgun and kill a man with the saw off shotgun what are the state charges
Jonathan Edmond Bennett Lewis
Jonathan Edmond Bennett Lewis
answered on May 30, 2021

Hello,

The likely charges are as follows:

Murder;

Possession of a Weapon during the Commission of a Violent Crime.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Gov & Administrative Law and White Collar Crime for South Carolina on
Q: If a case was dismissed am I a convicted felon

I'm applying for an insurance license n I have a dismissed case. Legally what should I do

Michael Hajarizadeh
Michael Hajarizadeh
answered on Sep 25, 2017

I am an attorney in Oregon so keep in mind that SC law is likely different there. First, there may be a difference on what you need to and can do depending on what occurred in your case. Most legal matters are fact specific. For instance, if the prosecutor brought charges against you and then... View More

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