Criminal Law Blog

When you are armed with information about criminal law, you can better protect yourself. This blog is designed to provide you with valuable information on legal issues you might encounter. It may even help you avoid an unpleasant disruption in your life. Remember, this site and any information contained in it is intended for informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice. Seek competent legal counsel for advice on any legal matter. Attorney David Tarr is available 24/7 to answer your questions, so please don't hesitate to reach out by using our chat feature, our contact form, or calling 803-238-7967 directly, for further clarification of any topics covered in the website, or problems you might be having with the law. Check back regularly for new topics.

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What to Do if You Receive Assault Charges in SC

If you get into a drunken bar fight and punch someone in the nose, you may be charged with criminal assault. If you touch someone sexually without their consent, you may be accused of assault. If you threaten to blow up someone’s house, you could be brought up on assault charges. Depending on the circumstances…
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Why You Need a Criminal Drug Lawyer

Being charged with possession of marijuana or another controlled substance in the state of South Carolina is serious business. If you are facing this kind of criminal charge, you need the help of an experienced drug lawyer. Here are four reasons why you need to retain an attorney with a strong background in criminal drug…
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Shoplifting Charges in South Carolina: What You Need to Know

If you have recently been picked up for shoplifting charges in South Carolina, you are likely wondering how to dig your way out of this problem and move on with your life. You probably have several concerns, ranging from flashbacks to what you should have done differently to fear of what the future holds. Several…
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More Than a Fine: Possession of Controlled Substance as a College Student

Possession of controlled substance as a college student is a serious charge. If you’re one of  the nearly 170,000 college students in the state of South Carolina, this may be your first time out on your own. With keeping up with studies and a social life, college can be a challenging new environment for many…
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Have you been charged with a DUI in College?

Is a DUI in College going to ruin your life? If you’re a college student who has just been charged with a DUI first offense you’re probably feeling many things: scared, angry at yourself, and maybe even disappointed. Most of all, you don’t know what to do next, or what to expect. First, let’s talk facts.…
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Charged with Simple Possession in South Carolina

You might think that since marijuana laws are getting more relaxed, and even eliminated, in other states, that being charged with simple possession in South Carolina isn’t a big deal…but you’d be wrong; it’s still a huge deal. You could end up spending time in jail, in addition to paying massive fines and court costs.…
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