Blog Category: Criminal Defense

What To Do If You’ve Been Arrested in South Carolina

Facing arrest can be a terrifying experience, and knowing what to do in the immediate aftermath can make a significant difference in how your case unfolds. This step-by-step guide is designed for those who find themselves in this difficult situation for the first time and are seeking effective guidance. While there are many intricacies to […]

Written by on March 28, 2024

Getting Through a Marijuana Charge in Columbia, SC

In Columbia, SC, marijuana is considered illegal, and possession of the drug can get you in a lot of trouble. Your custody, cultivation, or distribution of marijuana attracts severe charges. As such, being arrested for marijuana possession can be a very confusing experience for you and your family. Your best shot at making it through […]

Written by on December 19, 2023

Crime Victims Have Rights Too

Being a victim of a crime rattles you to your very core. Crime victims often feel hopeless and that they may never receive the justice they deserve after being victimized. Furthermore, as a victim of a crime, you may not feel that the police department or prosecutor’s office is genuinely seeking justice on behalf of […]

Written by on November 30, 2023

Can Police Enter my Home Without a Warrant in South Carolina?

As a criminal defense attorney, one of the most frequently asked questions I encounter is if the police can enter a home without a warrant. This is a critical question, especially for residents of South Carolina. Knowing your rights and understanding how to protect them is essential in any interaction with law enforcement. Your Fourth […]

Written by on November 14, 2023

How to Report Sexual Assault to the Police in South Carolina

Every 73 seconds, an American becomes a victim of sexual assault. Although this is a horrible reality, the frequency of this problem means that it’s important to know how to respond. If you believe you have been impacted by sexual assault (defined as any non-consensual, sexual touching), you have a right to pursue justice. Here’s what […]

Written by on October 11, 2023