Can You Get House Arrest in SC?

Can You Get House Arrest in SC?

House arrest in SC could mean one of two different things: 1) electronic monitoring as a condition of bond before a person is convicted, or 2) house arrest with monitoring as an alternative to prison after a person is convicted of a crime. Although it is not required,...
What is a Lesser Included Offense?

What is a Lesser Included Offense?

What is a lesser included offense? Sometimes, a person will plead guilty to a lesser included offense, or a jury will find a person guilty of a lesser included offense instead of the more serious offenses presented at trial. But what qualifies as a lesser included...
Are There Mandatory Minimum Sentences in SC?

Are There Mandatory Minimum Sentences in SC?

Do we have mandatory minimum sentences in SC? Although SC does not have formal sentencing guidelines like the federal courts or some other states, we do have mandatory minimum sentences in SC. A lot of them… To determine whether an offense has a mandatory minimum...
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