Because drinking is so socially acceptable in American society, it can be hard to draw the line between acceptable and risky behavior. This is even more of an issue when it comes to someone who you don’t see all the time. Even if you’re with the person a lot, they may be hiding irresponsible drinking from you.
Domestic violence laws in SC cast a wide net, meaning they often trap the innocent as well as the guilty. In many cases, prosecutors will refuse to dismiss domestic violence cases despite a lack of evidence.
If police seized evidence from you, your home, or your vehicle in violation of the US or SC Constitutions, that evidence can be excluded from your trial – which could result in an acquittal or even a dismissal before trial.
Have a loved one in a South Carolina jail? Don't know how to get them out? Do you have traffic violations in South Carolina? You accumulate points for these violations that can result in a suspended license. Find out how it works here.
Have you ever wondered what happens when someone gets hold of your social security number, driver’s license, date of birth, passwords, login usernames, or other information?
For the purposes of this article, we are focusing on someone being in jail for reasons other than as a result of a conviction. In other words, someone has just been arrested and you want them out of jail. Or, someone was picked up on an arrest warrant and is awaiting their trial. Maybe the person was arrested by police after an investigation was conducted and an arrest warrant was issued. Either way, the person is now in jail as a result of a criminal charge but before any trial.
Confidential informants are one of those things that seem to lurk around in the underground of criminal activity. The idea of the police working with someone who is facing criminal charges is a very sketchy concept to some, but a reality in the criminal justice system. When police are working with people who they are locking up or threatening to lock up, you may start to wonder if the police are looking out for “the Government’s” confidential informants, or is their first priority obtaining convictions …
If you are facing Domestic Violence criminal charges in SC, at your bond hearing, the judge may have ordered as a condition of your bond that you have no contact with the victim in the Domestic Violence case. Since your arrest, things may have changed dramatically and you and your wife, girlfriend or partner are ready to resume living together again.