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Assault and Battery Third 3rd Degree in Myrtle Beach

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Assault and Battery Third 3rd Degree in Myrtle Beach

Friday, February 13th, 2015

Assault and Battery Third 3rd Degree in Myrtle Beach Elements Of The Offense of Assault and Battery Third 3rd Degree in Myrtle Beach: The accused unlawfully injured another person, or offers or attempts to injure another person with the present ability to do so. Note: There is no requirement that a battery be committed. Penalty: Fine of not more than $500 or imprisonment for not more than 30 days, or both. The Myrtle Beach, SC criminal defense lawyers at the … Read more

Juvenile Criminal Defense Lawyers

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

The moment your child is charged with a crime in Myrtle Beach may be the most frightening day of your life. When your child is charged with a crime, emotions run high. In Myrtle Beach and Horry County, Juveniles under the age of 17 are prosecuted for offenses in the Family Court in South Carolina by the Horry County Solicitor’s Office. The Juvenile Criminal Defense Lawyers at The Lovely Law Firm represent juveniles charged with a crime. Juveniles can be … Read more

Fraudulent Check Charge

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Fraudulent Check Charge The Lovely Law Firm can help you if you have been charged with a fraudulent check charge in Myrtle Beach or any part of Horry county. You need a Myrtle Beach criminal defense lawyer to handle your property crimes case and assert your rights and defenses. Elements of a Fraudulent Check Charge in Myrtle Beach There are 4 elements that the Horry County Solicitor’s Office must prove beyond a reasonable doubt in order to convict on a … Read more

Simple Possession of Marijuana

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Simple Possession Charge of Marijuana Drug Possession in South Carolina carries severe legal penalties. Simple Possession of Marijuana is a common charge in Myrtle Beach. Justin Lovely and Amy Lawrence can inform you of your rights and possible ways to keep these charges off your permanent record. Drug convictions will follow you for a lifetime and impede your ability to gain employment. People often have the misconception that Marijuana charges are not a big deal due to the fact that … Read more

Criminal Domestic Violence Lawyers in Myrtle Beach

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Criminal Domestic Violence Lawyers in Myrtle Beach are required with a Criminal Domestic Violence (CDV) charge. Have you been charged with a CDV or criminal domestic violence in Myrtle Beach or Conway? A simple dispute could snowball into an argument and then may or may not become physical. Alcohol consumption is almost always a factor, but when the police are called, the police often arrest first and let the Court sort it out in order to protect potential victims of … Read more

Bond Hearings in Horry County

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

  Bond Hearings in Myrtle Beach Detention Center After you are processed into J. Reuben Long Detention Center, for most charges you will be given a brief appearance in front of the Magistrate Judge to have your bond set. It is important to get a criminal defense lawyer to handle your bond hearing in order to attempt to obtain a reasonable bond or personal recognizance bond for your charges. Serious Felonies require a bond set by the General Sessions judges … Read more

South Carolina DUI Offenses and Penalties

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

South Carolina DUI First Offense Blood Alcohol Levels – Refusal or .09 or Less $400 fine & 2 to 30 days in jail, or 48 hours community service (CS). Blood Alcohol Levels from 0.10 to 0.15 $500 fine or 3 days in jail up to 30 days, or 72 hours of CS. Blood Alcohol Levels of 0.16 and above $1,000 fine or 30 days to 90 days or 30 days CS. South Carolina DUI Second Offense Blood Alcohol Levels – … Read more

Myrtle Beach DUI

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Pulled Over For A Busted Tail Light But Ultimately Arrested On Myrtle Beach DUI Charges? If a police officer sees you have a busted taillight, are speeding, changing lanes without a signal or swerving all over the roadways, he has reasonable suspicion to stop you; reasonable suspicion is required by law in order to make a valid stop. Often times, a stop turns into an arrest. For example, the officer approaches your vehicle, asks for your license and registration and … Read more

New DUI Law Signed by Governor Haley

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

A new addition to the South Carolina DUI Code has gone into effect. This new change in the DUI law relates to interlock devices. Known as “Emma’s Law”, first time offenders blowing .15 or higher who are convicted or plead guilty will have to have an ignition interlock device installed on their vehicle for 6 months. A Second DUI conviction, regardless of BAC, will require an ignition interlock device for 2 years, a third DUI, 4 years, and finally a … Read more

Have You Been Pulled Over by Police for Suspicion of a Myrtle Beach DUI?

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

Pulled over by Police Pulled over for a Myrtle Beach DUI? So you’ve been pulled over by law enforcement. You are anxiously waiting in your car for the officer to approach your vehicle. Your mind is running a million miles a minute while you try to figure out what you’re going to say to the officer. You know you probably had one too many drinks at your favorite local bar. You ask yourself, should I be honest and admit to … Read more

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