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South Carolina Traffic Violations
Traffic violations are criminal acts that violate the rules of driving. Most violations are considered minor infractions. They usually won't have serious consequences. However, some violations, such as driving while under the influence, can be considered major criminal offenses. Also, minor violations ... READ MORE

SC Small Claims Trials
In South Carolina, a small claims court may schedule a pretrial hearing, which is also referred to as a pretrial conference, before your trial. You'll need to go to trial only if an agreement doesn't occur during the pretrial hearing. A trial date is scheduled by the court if the dispute can't be settled ... READ MORE

SC What Is Small Claims Court?
In South Carolina, a small claims lawsuit is filed in the magistrate court. It provides a quick, informal and inexpensive way of resolving many types of disputes. Small claims cases are filed with the clerk of court in the appropriate county. The person or business that files a claim to sue another is ... READ MORE

South Carolina Personal Injury Law: The Facts
Whether an incident involves an animal bite or a complication from a surgical procedure, individuals who believe they have suffered as a result of someone else's negligence might have grounds for a lawsuit. South Carolina laws governing personal injury litigation have unique requirements, although many ... READ MORE

Criminal Law Processing in South Carolina
The details in state criminal statues vary, but the general outline of the criminal process is similar across the country. Here are some things to know if you are accused of a crime in South Carolina. Arrest Procedures Before arresting you, officers need probable cause. This means they have a good reason ... READ MORE

South Carolina Employment Law Basics
Learn about the federal and state employment laws that protect your workplace rights in South Carolina. ... READ MORE

South Carolina Civil Statutes of Limitations
How much time do you have to bring a legal action the Palmetto State? ... READ MORE

South Carolina Small Claims
What is Small Claims Court? In South Carolina, a small claims lawsuit is filed in the magistrate court. It can provide a quick and inexpensive way of resolving many types of disputes you may have with particular individuals or companies. Small claims court can hear only lawsuits in the amount of $7,500 ... READ MORE

SC Witnesses at a Small Claims Trial
Witnesses are people who come to court to tell what they've seen or heard. These people should either be witnesses who saw what happened or experts on the subject of your small claims court case. Before you bring any witnesses to your trial, discuss the case with potential witnesses who have personal ... READ MORE

The South Carolina Expungement Process
Sometimes it is possible to erase the past, at least as far as various public documents are concerned in South Carolina. Under state law, expungement of criminal records is permitted for a variety of first offenses, minor violations and charges that did not result in convictions. Those convicted of serious ... READ MORE

 

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