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DUI Arrest Turns Deadly In A South Carolina County

Highway Patrol Trooper B.O. Stokes is on administrative duty while investigators examine why he shot and killed a suspect that he described as turning violent during a DUI arrest on July 14, 2012.  Sumter County Coroner Harvin Bullock says the motorist, Devin Taylor (25), was shot in the chest and abdomen. The shooting allegedly occurred after Taylor stated struggling with…read more →

Court Ordered Bible Study: SC Woman’s Odd DUI Punishment

A South Carolina woman was given an unusual sentence for felony driving under the influence last month – a mandatory Bible Reading.  Circuit Court Judge Michael Nettles sentenced Cassandra Tolley to eight years in prison, ordered she undergo substance abuse counseling, and also ordered she read the Old Testament Book of Job and write a summary of it.  Ms. Tolley…read more →

Charleston County Deputy Sheriff Has DUI Charge Reduced to Reckless Driving

A Charleston, South Carolina municipal court judge reduced a DUI charge against a Charleston County Deputy Sheriff to reckless driving at a recent court hearing.  Nicholas Wagner, 37, was scheduled to appear in court May 24. Instead, he appeared in front of a judge on May 17 and paid the $445 reckless driving fine on May 23. Charleston police arrested Wagner…read more →

Should I Take The Breathalyzer If Arrested for DUI?

Should I Take The Breathalyzer If Arrested for DUI? As attorneys who handle DUI charges, this is one of the most frequent questions we are asked.  The answer, of course, depends on the situation, but there are some important things you need to know about your right to refuse the breathalyzer test and the consequences that you will face if…read more →

Supreme Court Decision on Health Care Law

The Supreme Court's highly anticipated decision regarding Obama's Health Care law was released today. Check out the links below for a New York Times article on the subject as well as a link to the full opinion. For a New York Times article on the subject visit: For full text of the opinion visit:  

DUI Convictions and Your Car Insurance Premiums

DUI Convictions and your Car Insurance Premiums If you are convicted of a DUI in South Carolina, that DUI will be put on your driving record for ten years.  Once this happens, expect to see an increase in your auto insurance rates.  According to a report in Fox Business, a DUI can cause premium amounts to increase by 30 to…read more →

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