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Drug Possession Penalties Depend on the Drug Classification Approximately 1,155,610 individuals are arrested every year for drug law violations in the United States. However, 86.7% of these arrests are for possession of a controlled substance. More importantly, possession of a controlled substance, especially in South Carolina, will have different penalties depending on the drug classification…Read More →
Unfortunately, getting a DUI is a problem many people have to deal with; every year, police arrest around 1.4 million people in the United States for driving under the influence. A charge of DUI means you are behind the wheel with more than the legal blood alcohol level, or you have drugs in your system.…Read More →
If the police charge you with drug possession in South Carolina, you may worry that this situation will be on your permanent record. It’s true that getting arrested for a drug-related offense can cause trouble later in life. Criminal records can come up when you are applying for academic programs, jobs, or loans. A possession…Read More →
Misdemeanors are less serious crimes than felonies, but this is small comfort if you are charged with one. If you are facing criminal charges for a misdemeanor offense, you may be facing monetary fines or even jail time. A misdemeanor on your record can also pose a problem for you in the future if you…Read More →
You should know that there are different types of assault charges in SC There are three types of assault charges in South Carolina: simple assault, assault and battery, and assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature. All of them are serious and can cause you to do jail time. Simple assault (also known…Read More →
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…Read More →