There is a one-year statute of limitations for post-conviction relief in South Carolina.

Post Conviction Relief SCIf you've been convicted of a crime and are considering challenging the conviction, it's vital that you contact a qualified PCR attorney today. South Carolina has a one year statute of limitations for post conviction relief. This means that a challenge to your conviction must be made within one year of being convicted it. Time is of the essence in these matters and an attorney experienced in handling post conviction relief can make sure your case is timely filed and runs smoothly.

The full-service South Carolina Law Office of David B. Tarr focuses exclusively on criminal defense. If you have already been convicted in a criminal trial, we can assist you in seeking an appeal or other type of post-conviction relief.

Grounds for a PCR Challenge after a Criminal Conviction

Post Conviction Relief matters are generally based on claims of ​ineffective assistance of counsel. It may be that your representation at the trial level was ineffective by recognized state standards, or their approach caused ​your case undue prejudice. At the Law Office of David B. Tarr, we represent individuals wrongfully convicted due to instances of the following:

  • Counsel's failure to object to inadmissible evidence
  • Prosecution arguments that lacked credibility
  • Improper instructions to jury, from a judge
  • Attorney failure to object to court trial error
  • Deficient subject matter jurisdiction
  • Discovery of new evidence, post-trial
  • Prosecutorial misconduct
  • Illegal or expired sentence

Attorney David Tarr can help with your post conviction relief case

​If you feel your conviction was the result of one or more of prejudicial circumstances like those listed above, don't allow the one year statute of limitations to pass you by. The Law Office of David B. Tarr is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, ready to provide you with experienced legal representation for your post conviction relief challenge.