South Carolina's criminal law has various specifications of certain crimes and how they are handled. For instance, the sale of marijuana is still punishable and is classified as a felony while possession is a misdemeanor. South Carolina also uses capital punishment, or the death penalty, for cases— usually reserved for cases involving murder.
Criminal Cases Our Firm handles
With extensive experience in defending individuals charged with felonies and misdemeanors, our firm has handled cases involving:
- DUI Defense
- Felony Charges
- Misdemeanor Charges
Primarily focused on DUI cases, our attorneys have sharpened their skills and developed an intense skill set that can benefit you and the pursuit of a just outcome in your case.
DUI Charges in South Carolina
Currently, South Carolina DUI law states that penalties are dependant on any prior DUI charges the defendant may have. Examples of jail time incurred by a DUI are:
Each example is based on a blood alcohol content (BAC) level over .08%
- First offense - a minimum of 48 hours in jail and a maximum of 30 days in jail
- Second offense - a minimum of 5 days in jail and a maximum of 1 year in jail
- Third offense - a minimum of 60 days in jail and a maximum of 3 years
Other possible penalties include community service, fines, ignition interlock, license suspension, and mandatory enrollment into a substance abuse program.
Get the Attorney You Deserve
Whatever your case or charges are, you deserve the best legal representation in Anderson, South Carolina. Our team of lawyers can provide you with top-level service and tough representation as they fight to protect your rights and freedom. Don’t wait to get the legal counsel and advocacy you need. Call our office today and schedule a consultation.