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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, there are approximately 27 million shoplifters in the United States today, with 10 million caught within the last…
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How to Get a Simple Possession Charge Expunged in SC

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…
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What Can You Do to Get Misdemeanor Charges Expunged?

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…
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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 drug possession 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 defense. 1. What You Say…
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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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