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Self Checkout theft charges on the rise in South Carolina and elsewhere With the proliferation of self-checkout lanes at WalMart and other retail stores across the country, charges for self-checkout shoplifting are on the rise. What used to be a very simple process of having a cashier scan your items and you pay for them…Read More →
Today, roughly 30% of adults in the United States own a gun, and another 36% are open to the idea of owning one. Whether you’re an avid gun owner or a novice, it’s your responsibility to understand the gun laws where you live. South Carolina recently passed a law that allows gun owners to open carry. Read the points below…Read More →
Over half a million people are incarcerated for drug offenses in the United States of America. Additionally, the police make over a million arrests on drug possession charges alone in a given year. Other drug offenses include drug trafficking, manufacturing of drugs, distribution of drugs, and DUIs. This article looks at the most common drug offenses in…Read More →
When you receive a DUI for drugs in South Carolina, it may result in administrative penalties by the Department of Motor Vehicles including suspension of your driver’s license. Do not assume that having a prescription medication in your system will clear you of wrongdoing. Regardless of its necessity for your health, if your driving is…Read More →
Do you have a misdemeanor or felony on your criminal record? Are you worried that your legal issues will ruin your FAFSA eligibility? Consequences of a criminal conviction can have a major impact on juveniles and college students. In some cases, they can strip you of any potential financial aid. These consequences differ based on…Read More →
Fake ID possession is often associated with college students, especially underage drinkers. Most states, including South Carolina, Tennessee, and Maryland, have strict laws governing underage clubbing, drinking and smoking. As a result, many minors resort to obtaining fake ID cards to buy alcohol, gain entry into bars and operate vehicles. This is one of the…Read More →