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What Are Your Rights When Pulled Over By the Police?

At Bailey Law Firm, Attorney Tyler D. Bailey knows that a charge does not have to mean a conviction, and there is no such thing as a minor criminal charge. When you contact Bailey Law Firm, Attorney Tyler D. Bailey will fight to get your charges dropped, ensure that your constitutional rights are protected and that the criminal justice system treats you fairly.

Attorney Tyler D. Bailey will fight for you throughout the state of South Carolina in circuit, magistrates’ and federal courts by:

Discovering the government’s case against you

• Ensuring that the proper criminal procedure was applied in your arrest
• Filing motions to get inadmissible evidence excluded
• Negotiating your charges down
• Taking your case to trial and requiring the government to prove that you are guilty beyond a reasonable

If you, a friend or a loved one has been accused of committing a crime, contact Attorney Tyler D. Bailey for a free consultation.

Criminal Defense FAQs

I was recently arrested, what should I do?

Firstly, you should contact a Criminal Defense attorney in South Carolina and retain their services as soon as possible.

Secondly, you should refrain from saying anything to anyone about your alleged charges, especially to police or any law enforcement personnel. If the police ask you any questions, you should exercise your constitutional rights under the 5th and 14th amendments and state that you are exercising your right to remain silent.

Additionally, it is important that you refrain from discussing you case with a cellmate or a friend under any circumstances.

In short, you should not say anything to anyone and you should contact a South Carolina Criminal Defense Attorney as soon as possible.

My loved is currently in jail and is being accused of committing a crime. Are they eligible for bail/bond?

Most likely yes. Under South Carolina law, the right to bail pending trial is guaranteed to all person unless they have been charged with capital cases or offenses punishable by life imprisonment.

Bond is tool used by courts to ensure that you will return to court by the trial date. The amount of the bond set depends on certain factors of the case.

I received a DUI/DUAC in South Carolina, what should I do?

Firstly, you should immediately contact a South Carolina DUI attorney. In South Carolina, there are certain actions that you must take immediately to preserve your licenses during the pending outcome of your case.

Additionally, the evidence and procedure may vary in your case depending on whether a field sobriety test was administered and whether you took or refused a Breathalyzer test.

It is imperative that you retain a South Carolina DUI attorney because a DUI/DUAC conviction can have a detrimental impact on your life, affecting your current or future job applications, insurance premiums, college and graduate school admissions and child custody arrangements.