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Anderson, SC Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
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Murrells Inlet, SC Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
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Mr. Brough graduated from Syracuse University College of Law in 2003. During his time at Syracuse, Mr. Brough served as the managing editor for the...
While in college at University of Georgia and George Washington University, David marched for civil and workers’ rights. After obtaining his law degree from the University Of South Carolina...
Travis Newton is a graduate of T.L. Hanna High School and proud Clemson Alumni. Travis spent three years as a Fortune 500 logistics and marketing manager before resigning to accept an academic scholarship to attend The Appalachian School of Law located in The Commonwealth of Virginia. As a law student, Travis Newton was a founding member...
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Michael was drawn to the Steinberg Law Firm because of its long history, dedication to helping injured workers and strong reputation in personal injury trials. He especially recognized the importance of the firm’s reputation for delivering proven results for the injured people of South Carolina.
Dayne is the 2018 President of the South CarolinHa Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and is a former circuit representative on that organization's Board of Directors. He is also a graduate of the National Criminal Defense...
While practicing law for over 25 years, Steven has represented clients with on the job injuries and automobile wrecks. He has had successful trial appearances as well as settlements totaling over several million dollars. Over the past...
-Robert J. Reeves is a seasoned trial attorney with over 29 years of litigation experience in...
I represent parents in their fight to ensure that their children are provided a free and appropriate public education as guaranteed by Federal law. IEP plans, 504 plans, expulsions and suspensions. Certified by the William and Mary Law School Institute for Special Education Advocacy.
I have worked as a criminal defense attorney since my admission to the Ohio Bar in 1993 and the South Carolina Bar in 1997. I...
I also handle personal injury cases. If you have been injured due to someone else's negligence, you need an experienced lawyer to help you navigate the complicated justice system and...
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Arrested or facing criminal charges?
Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.
Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.
Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.
When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.
Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.
Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.
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