Category: Criminal Defense

June 24, 2022
Should I Plead Guilty?

You may be thinking that pleading guilty to your criminal charges will win you favor with a judge. That if you just admit to your crimes, you're doing the right thing. This is rarely the case. An initial guilty plea can actually do the opposite and prevent you from receiving lesser sentencing or from getting […]

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June 17, 2022
DUI Arrest at DUI Checkpoint in South Carolina

If you've been convicted of a DUI arrest at a DUI checkpoint in South Carolina, you could be in a lot of trouble. South Carolina law enforcement officers use a number of methods to catch drivers operating vehicles while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. One frequently used method is the use of vehicle […]

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June 2, 2022
Can I Get My Criminal Record Expunged in South Carolina?

If you have been convicted of a crime and want to know if you can get your criminal record expunged in South Carolina, the expungement process may be an option for you to have your record cleared and move forward in your life. Expungement law can be confusing and complicated, so it is important to […]

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May 25, 2022
How Much Do Criminal Defense Lawyers Cost in SC?

Do you need a lawyer for help with a criminal charge? If so, you may be concerned about how much criminal defense lawyers cost in South Carolina. Attorneys have a reputation for being costly, but the reality is legal services are often more affordable than you may think. In some cases, such as in personal […]

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May 13, 2022
Questions To Ask A Columbia Criminal Defense Lawyer

When facing criminal charges, hiring a criminal defense lawyer is your best shot at receiving a favorable outcome. But you can't just hire any lawyer. You deserve a lawyer that is the right match for you and your individual case. At TF Law, we pride ourselves on our dedication to our clients, protecting their rights, […]

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May 2, 2022
What Is a Preliminary Hearing in South Carolina?

If you've been arrested or charged with a criminal charge, or charges, in South Carolina, you may be left with a lot of questions. What is the next step? Where do I go from here? When do I go back to court? What is a preliminary hearing and how do I get ready for it? […]

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April 28, 2022
What is Probable Cause for Search and Seizure in South Carolina?

There are three ways in which a police officer is able to search your property: with a warrant, with your permission, or with probable cause. This applies to your home, your car, your business, etc. There is no warrant requirement if an officer feels they have probable cause, or you give your permission. A warrantless […]

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April 12, 2022
Understanding Unlawful Possession of a Firearm in SC

The state of South Carolina is a very friendly state when considering the second amendment. There are many reasons why an individual can opt to have a firearm in their possession. For one, they may want to carry a firearm for their own safety or to use it for self-defense. Also, they may want to […]

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April 4, 2022
What is a Bail Bond?

For a vast majority of people, it is not feasible to spend weeks or months in jail awaiting court dates or a trial. That is why every defendant, except in extenuating circumstances, is offered a reasonable bail they can pay to be released from jail. This bail payment is considered a form of collateral to […]

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March 23, 2022
What is General Sessions Court in South Carolina?

When facing criminal charges in South Carolina for the first time, it can be confusing trying to understand where your case is going next, what kind of courtroom you might find yourself in, and what kind of sentencing you can be facing. The criminal justice process can be long and tedious, and more than intimidating […]

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