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...
DUI and Child Endangerment in SC

DUI and Child Endangerment in SC

Seeing the blue lights flashing in your rearview mirror, you put on your blinker and pull over to the side of the road. When the cop comes to the window, he asks for your license and registration, and then, with a very serious expression on his face, he asks, “how...
What is the Legal Limit in SC?

What is the Legal Limit in SC?

What’s the legal limit for driving under the influence (DUI) in SC? How much alcohol is too much?  Although most people will tell you that the legal limit is .08, it’s not that simple. DUAC (driving under an unlawful alcohol concentration) charges can be brought if...
Can I Get a DUI Dismissed in SC?

Can I Get a DUI Dismissed in SC?

Can you get a DUI dismissed in SC?  If you’ve been arrested and charged with driving under the influence, you probably don’t want to go to trial. You also don’t want to plead guilty to DUI, and you probably want to avoid pleading to a lesser traffic violation if...
What are the Alcohol Laws in SC?

What are the Alcohol Laws in SC?

Alcohol laws in SC cover a broad range of situations – use of alcohol while driving, use of alcohol while boating, alcohol sales, underage drinking and possession of alcohol, and SC liquor laws are some of the most common.  Although there are common themes, alcohol...
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