Failure to Stop for Police in SC: Fines, Penalties, Defenses

October 25th, 2022|Criminal Defense, Criminal Offenses|

Failing to stop for a police in South Carolina is a serious crime with serious consequences. If you attempted to lose a police officer, an experienced criminal defense attorney can help you fight the charges you are facing. While every case is different, there are defenses to this charge. In this article we'll cover the [...]

Embezzlement in SC: Charge, Penalties, Sentencing

October 18th, 2022|Criminal Defense, Criminal Offenses|

In Union County, South Carolina, a court clerk in the county’s child support office stole more than $10,000 over five years from the Domestic Relations account. After an investigation uncovered her crime, she lost her job and was arrested on felony charges and held on a $30,000 bond while awaiting trial. The Union County court [...]

Criminal Sexual Conduct/Rape Charges in SC: 10 Most Common Questions

October 12th, 2022|Criminal Offenses|

In a separate article (Sexual Assault, Rape & Criminal Sexual Conduct Charges in SC) we go into great detail discussing the charges associated with CSC/Rape in SC.The attorneys at Kulp & Elliott understand that you probably have additional questions that go beyond the basic charges.In this article we're going to cover the most commons questions [...]

15 Questions About Burglary Charges in South Carolina

October 5th, 2022|Criminal Offenses|

If you have been charged with burglary in SC, or if you think you are under investigation for burglary, you probably have some pressing questions surrounding the facts of the case. If you want to read specifically about the fines, penalties and jail time associated with burglary in South Carolina then check out this article. [...]

Shoplifting vs. Retail Theft Charges in SC: Is There a Difference?

October 5th, 2022|Criminal Offenses|

When it comes to shoplifting and retail theft charges in South Carolina, it's all too easy to assume the two are one and the same. They sound similar enough, so surely there cannot be much of a difference—right? The two charges are often confused with each other. However, shoplifting and retail theft are separate charges [...]

DUI License Suspensions in SC

March 23rd, 2022|Criminal Defense, Criminal Offenses, DUI|

If you have been charged with driving under the influence (DUI) in SC, there is a good chance your license has been suspended for an implied consent violation or a BAC violation (Blood Alcohol Violation). And, if you are convicted of DUI, your license could be suspended again. The FIRST THING we do for our [...]

Sexual Assault, Rape & Criminal Sexual Conduct Charges in SC

March 21st, 2022|Criminal Offenses|

Sexual assault, rape, or criminal sexual conduct (CSC) charges are serious allegations that can destroy a person’s life. Even if you are 100% innocent, the simple accusation carries a stigma that can follow a person for the rest of their life. The consequences for a conviction can be severe as well, and could include mandatory [...]

South Carolina DUI Laws: Offenses, Fines, & Jail Time

March 8th, 2022|Criminal Defense, Criminal Offenses, DUI|

DUI charges in SC can happen to anyone. Politicians, police officers, lawyers, doctors, school teachers, you name it - the list goes on. In fact, some police officers will arrest a person for DUI just because they detect the odor of alcohol – regardless of how the person performs on the field sobriety tests. Whatever [...]

20 Questions About Probation in South Carolina

August 23rd, 2021|Blood Alcohol Testing, Breath Alcohol Testing, Criminal Defense, Criminal Offenses, Drug Offenses, DUI, Federal Crimes|

If you get into a scrape with the law, you may end up on probation as a result of a conviction or plea agreement. Maybe you were convicted of simple possession. Perhaps you were caught vandalizing a building. Whatever the case may be, now you have landed a probation sentence and are stuck having to [...]

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