Being charged with driving under the influence (DUI) in South Carolina is a serious matter. Even a first conviction could leave you facing heavy fines and a potential jail sentence. In addition to these penalties, you will be facing the loss of your driving privileges and requirements to complete drug and alcohol counseling through the courts. This is no simple matter. It is important to understand the programs in place and how your attendance impacts your driving privileges.
When rushing to get to work, school, or to finish errands, it is not uncommon for drivers to cut corners in an effort to reach their destination quickly. Failing to yield the right of way is a prime example. Unfortunately, while they may save a minute or two by being aggressive in these situations, not stopping or slowing down to allow another driver to take their rightful turn could have potentially dangerous repercussions. Failure to yield the right of way is one of the lea
With the holidays fast approaching, many people capitalize on the busyness of the season to get an additional part time job. While this can be a great way to pick up some extra cash for gifts or other expenses, it does carry a certain amount of risk. Juggling two jobs puts a burden on your body physically, making you less likely to get the rest you need. It can also lead to a certain amount of chaos in your regular schedule, making you more likely to be distracted. When on th
Thanksgiving is a favorite time of year for get-togethers with loved ones. People enjoy time off work and make travel plans to visit with family or friends, while festive feasts are being prepared. As the official kickoff to the holiday season, it’s only natural to want to make it a major event and to worry that everything will go as planned. Unfortunately, there are several situations at this time of year that could put you and those you care about at risk. Car accidents and
With the holidays fast approaching, many people will be busy planning get-togethers with family and friends. If you are going through a marital separation or divorce, this can be an emotional time. Cherished traditions may no longer apply—and if you have children, you likely have concerns about dividing time between you and the other parent. In this situation, it is important to realize you are not alone. Many couples end up going through the same thing each year. Here are so