Can DSS Take My Children Because I Smoke Pot?

Can DSS Take My Children Because I Smoke Pot?

Will DSS take your children because you smoke marijuana?  A lot of people smoke pot in SC – even though it is still a crime here, and law enforcement is likely to treat it like any other illegal drug (you will be arrested and jailed for possession of marijuana...
Is DUI a Felony or a Misdemeanor In SC?

Is DUI a Felony or a Misdemeanor In SC?

Is DUI a felony or a misdemeanor offense in SC?  DUI 1st, 2nd, and 3rd offenses are classified as misdemeanors under SC law, but DUI 4th is a felony offense, as is the separate offense of “felony DUI.”  In this article, we will look at what makes driving under the...
Out of State Car Accident in Myrtle Beach, SC?

Out of State Car Accident in Myrtle Beach, SC?

What should you do if you are in Myrtle Beach for vacation and you are in a car accident? What should you do if you are in a car accident anywhere out of state?  A car wreck is bad enough – stress, time away from work, medical bills, recovering from injuries, or even...
SC Car Accident Statistics

SC Car Accident Statistics

Where do you find SC car accident statistics?  According to the SC Department of Public Safety’s most recent Traffic Collision Fact Book, there were 1006 traffic fatalities, 141,096 total collisions, 165 pedestrian deaths, and 27 bicyclist fatalities in SC in 2019. ...
How Can Crime Victims Get Compensation or Restitution?

How Can Crime Victims Get Compensation or Restitution?

Can a criminal defense lawyer also represent a crime victim?  At Coastal Law, we aggressively represent defendants who are accused of crime, doing everything that is legally and ethically in our power to ensure that our client’s rights are protected, to get their case...
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