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South Carolina DUI Checkpoints: What You Need to Know

Law enforcement officers use a number of methods in South Carolina to apprehend motorists driving while driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. A common law enforcement approach is to establish DUI checkpoints for vehicles. These checkpoints can be an important tool for law enforcement, as vehicles passing through the checkpoint can be stopped, …

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7 Questions About Assault Charges in South Carolina

Facing assault charges in South Carolina is a scary experience. You face the loss of your freedom and possible damage to your reputation. You likely have many questions. Attorney Freddy Woods is frequently contacted by people facing serious criminal charges. Here are the most common questions he receives about assault charges and their answers. If …

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Understanding the Assault and Battery Charge in South Carolina

Whether it’s spur-of-the-moment fight at the bar or a planned attack, the crime of assault and battery can take on many different forms. While many states separate assault and battery into two charges, the state of South Carolina combines them into one. Here’s what you need to know about the offense and its penalties in …

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