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Lake Murray Towers, Lexington, SC

Understanding BUI Charges in South Carolina

Know the Laws and Penalties when it comes to drinking and boating One of the biggest perks of living in South Carolina is that you are near the coast and also have an abundance of lakes and rivers. This location provides easy access to one of the most popular recreational activities; boating. Lake Murray, situated right…
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Do You Have a Shoplifting Addiction? Here’s Why You Need a Lawyer

A shoplifting addiction can get quite serious, resulting in massive punishments. Shoplifting may seem like an innocuous crime, but it costs retailers billions of dollars in losses each year. According to the National Association For Shoplifting Prevention, approximately 1 in 11 Americans shoplift.  Shoplifting losses cost retailers nearly $50 billion annually.  But what happens when…
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Under the Influence: How Do They Tell if You’re Driving on Xanax?

Have you recently been arrested for driving on Xanax? You can be charged with a DUI for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. It doesn’t matter if you’re using medication that’s been prescribed to you for a legitimate reason, or if you’re taking the medication illegally. Being charged with a DUI can result…
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SC Weed Laws: Is it Legal?

In SC Weed Laws are Slow to Change “Pretty soon it’s gonna be legal everywhere, man.” Whether you agree with this prediction or not, it’s important to familiarize yourself with the current marijuana laws in your home state, and any state you might be traveling in. When it comes to marijuana charges in South Carolina,…
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Possession With Intent to Distribute

The difference between possession with intent to distribute, and illegal drug possession, is significant in the South Carolina justice system. If you face PWID charges, you are more likely to face severe charges, requiring a solid criminal defense strategy. You require a criminal lawyer with profound experience with the SC laws as soon as possible…
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Your Guide to Grand Larceny in SC

Legal terminology can sometimes be difficult to understand; there are all sorts of specialized terms that most of us don’t use in our day-to-day life. And if you’re facing an upcoming court case, you may need to understand some of this terminology. One of these terms that you may have heard thrown around is grand…
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