Blog Posts in 2015

How can video be used to challenge your DUI case?

One of the first things that we do when we take on a new DUI case is to request copies of the video evidence produced by the police department. S.C. Code § 56-5-2953 requires that the police make ...
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What are the first things that anyone arrested for DUI needs to do?

The first think you need to do is make sure you understand both deadlines that initially apply to your case. Many DUI charges are actually two separate cases, and when a deadline is missed in either ...
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Who is charged with DUI? Are they all guilty?

There are two things that I can say with definite certainty about DUI defense law: There is no “type” of person who is more or less likely to be charged with DUI. Many people who are ...
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Tips from a South Carolina criminal defense lawyer next time you get pulled over

Knowing your rights can help in not only avoiding false or unfair charges, but can also help you avoid the inconvenience associated with the delays caused by aggressive police questioning and other ...
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What if you have a CDL license and are arrested for DUI?

If you hold a CDL license you should be advised that if your license is suspended up front by either refusing a test or providing a high sample, that the Temporary Alcohol License does not restore CDV ...
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What if you are from out of state and receive a South Carolina DUI?

If you are from out of state and receive a South Carolina DUI you may face additional complications pertaining to your driver's license. Although a South Carolina DUI can only suspend a South ...
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Will you automatically lose your license if arrested for DUI in South Carolina?

One of the most common questions that I receive is whether or not a driver's license will be suspended by virtue of a South Carolina DUI arrest. The first thing to understand is that an arrest ...
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Arrested for DUI over the Memorial weekend?

A three day holiday weekend is a great opportunity to spend time with friends and family. You might have felt that you were fine to drive, but still have yourself pulled over, and arrested for DUI. ...
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Reducing a DUI to Reckless Driving

DUI arrests and convictions are an important metric for the area of law enforcement and prosecutors. Although they know that many DUI cases are not solid, they still want to obtain convictions the ...
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