South Carolina DUI Law Blog

How An Attorney Can Navigate Your DUI

While no DUI violation is straightforward, some DUIs are inherently more complex than others. That’s because if you are charged with a felony DUI, you have a lot more at stake. Even with simpler DUIs, numerous factors are at play. An experienced DUI lawyer can help...

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Frequently Asked Questions About DUI in South Carolina

As DUI lawyers in Charleston, South Carolina, we have compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions that we get from our clients about DUI in South Carolina. Is a DUI a felony in South Carolina? No, a DUI 1st offense is not a felony. However, if the DUI...

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South Carolina Ignition Interlock Device Program

As DUI defense lawyers in Charleston, we’ve been asked questions about the Ignition Interlock Device (IID) Program in South Carolina. The IID Program is part of “Emma’s Law” that was enacted in October in 2014 and revised June 2015. A significant part of this law...

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The Law of License & DUI Checkpoints in South Carolina

In South Carolina, law enforcement may briefly stop drivers at a checkpoint or a roadblock for the limited purpose of verifying a driver's license, vehicle registration, and proof of insurance. Also, authorities may set up checkpoints to detect drunk drivers....

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Accidents, Air Bags & the Tyndall Effect in DUI Cases

Over the years, our DUI defense lawyers in Charleston have handled many cases involving an auto accident. Under South Carolina law, Section 56-6-6170, "no police officer in investigating a traffic accident shall necessarily deem the fact that an accident has occurred...

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A Detailed Look at Felony DUI in South Carolina

For any Charleston DUI lawyer, defending a felony DUI is much more challenging, and the stakes are higher, than defending a municipal or magistrate level DUI such as a DUI 1st. Essentially, a felony DUI the bodily injury or the death of another person. Therefore, a...

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Emma’s Law & Interlock Ignition Devices in South Carolina

As DUI defense lawyers in Charleston, we keep an eye out for any changes in South Carolina's legislation regarding DUI offenses. One recent change is referred to as “Emma’s Law.” This new law takes effect on October 1, 2014. The purpose of Emma’s Law, named for a girl...

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