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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Possession of Controlled Substance Charges

Possession of controlled substance is a serious charge. Drug offenses like possession of a controlled substance are not uncommon, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t act quickly to protect yourself if you’ve been charged with a crime involving drugs. You’ll need a criminal defense attorney who’s very familiar with these types of charges, and the…
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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 being charged with simple possession of marijuana in South Carolina isn’t a big deal, given that many other states are relaxing their cannabis laws. You’d be wrong. Pot is still illegal in SC, and simple possession charges are a huge deal. In South Carolina, weed is classified as a Schedule I controlled…
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A Disorderly Conduct Arrest can Ruin Your Tailgate

Have fun at your tailgate; but not so much that you end up with a disorderly conduct arrest in the shadow of Williams-Brice stadium. Every fall the time comes when 80,000 plus garnet and black clad fans make their way to Williams-Brice Stadium on Saturdays to watch their beloved Gamecocks take on the opponent of…
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Ways college students find themselves in need of a local lawyer

The last thing you want to think of while you’re a college student is being arrested, but an MIP charge (minor in possession), simple possession, fake ID, and even driving under the influence (DUI), are just some of the charges college students might find themselves faced with if they’re not careful. For many of you,…
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