SC Department of Transportation Secretary DUI Arrest Video

Do DUI Roadside Videos Accurately Depict What is Reported?
Here is the long roadside DUI arrest video filmed when the secretary was stopped. When arrested for DUI, a roadside video MUST be made by the officer.

DUI Case Video Issues

What are the road conditions here?
Was that the best area to give the field sobriety tests?
Where was […]

By |February 5th, 2014|Criminal Defense, DUI|Comments Off on SC Department of Transportation Secretary DUI Arrest Video

SC Concealed Weapons Permit (CWP) up for Vote

Senate Bill 308 was sent to the SC House of Representative for a concurrence vote after recent amendments were made in the Senate.  If this bill becomes law, CWP holding will be allowed to carry a concealed handgun into an alcohol serving establishment (provided they are not imbibing). One of the other many improvements include: […]

By |January 17th, 2014|Firearms Law|Comments Off on SC Concealed Weapons Permit (CWP) up for Vote

DUI DUAC in Charleston – License Suspension

As a board certified criminal defense lawyer and DUI defense lawyer in Charleston, South Carolina, I find myself explaining license suspension considerations to most new clients charged with DUI or DUAC. The implied consent law can be complicated.

First, DUI is driving under the influence. DUAC is driving with an unlawful alcohol concentration. In another […]

By |January 6th, 2014|Breath Alcohol Testing, DUI|Comments Off on DUI DUAC in Charleston – License Suspension

The “Legal Limit” in South Carolina DUI and DUAC cases

One very important aspect of DUI and DUAC cases in South Carolina, or anywhere for that matter, is what the “legal limit” of alcohol even is!!

It may seem confusing, but in SC thinking of DUI’s and DUAC’s in terms of violating the “legal limit” is wrong. But how can this be? When we watch […]

By |January 2nd, 2014|Blood Alcohol Testing, Breath Alcohol Testing, DUI|Comments Off on The “Legal Limit” in South Carolina DUI and DUAC cases

Charleston’s New Law- the Driver Texting Ban

 
Texting and Driving in Charleston SC – The New Law. Get Ready for Confusion
Our mandatory seat belt law was introduced slowly to the public as a “secondary” offense-that is, an officer was required to detect some other traffic violation authorizing a traffic stop before he or she could write a seat belt ticket.

Not so with […]

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Tim Kulp-the American College of Board Certified Attorneys

I was recently invited to join the American College of Board Certified Attorneys.

American College of Board Certified Attorneys (ACBCA) is a professional organization for attorneys who have been board certified by a recognized accrediting organization. The ACBCA supports activities to identify and recognize those attorneys who have met or exceeded rigorous certification standards relating to […]

By |December 6th, 2013|Criminal Defense|Comments Off on Tim Kulp-the American College of Board Certified Attorneys

Police Pulling Your Cell Phone Data?

The Police and Your Cell Phone
Occasionally, I see something in the news that compels me, as a citizen of this great state and as a Charleston criminal defense lawyer, to blog about-immediately.

I just read an article you should read.

There is a contingent of opinion these days that no one has any privacy anymore. While […]

By |November 28th, 2013|Criminal Defense, News|Comments Off on Police Pulling Your Cell Phone Data?

Mt. Pleasant SC Man Convicted of Felony DUI

Felony DUI Can Put You in Prison.
A Mt. Pleasant man was convicted of felony DUI and sentenced to 15 years in prison. Prosecutors claim the man was drinking while on the job and hit a construction worker while on the way home.

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Kulp Law Firm accepts DUI cases in Charleston, North Charleston, Mt. Pleasant, Summerville, […]

By |November 26th, 2013|DUI|Comments Off on Mt. Pleasant SC Man Convicted of Felony DUI

SCHP Steps up DUI Patrols

Stepped Up Patrols for DUI in South Carolina
In order to reduce deaths on South Carolina roadways, there is an effort under way to combat the three things law enforcement says causes deaths: “not wearing seat belts, speeding, and DUIs.” The SCHP is calling this push “Operation Fourth Quarter. This is a statewide emphasis on […]

By |November 21st, 2013|DUI|Comments Off on SCHP Steps up DUI Patrols

Orangeburg County Man dies after being arrested for DUI

Driver in Orangeburg Dies After Arrest for DUI
A 34-year-old inmate at the Orangeburg County jail was found dead Monday morning after being arrested for his involvement in an accident while driving under the influence, officials say as reported by Channel 5 news.

Authorities told The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg that 34-year-old Thurston Massey was […]

By |October 24th, 2013|DUI|Comments Off on Orangeburg County Man dies after being arrested for DUI