DUI LAYWER

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What is a Preliminary Hearing

In any criminal case in South Carolina, a defendant is entitled to a preliminary hearing if the charge is “not triable by a magistrate.”  What this means is that for any criminal offense in General Sessions Court, the defendant may request a preliminary...

Point system for traffic offenses in South Carolina

I wanted to put together a list of the traffic offenses and points that are associated with the charges.  Below is the table of offense that are subject to the “point” system. 56-1-710  Conviction means a plea of guilty, nolo contendere or, bail forfeiture. 56-1-720 –...