Posts Tagged "PTI"

South Carolina’s Pre-Trial Intervention Program (PTI)

If you have been arrested for a crime in South Carolina there are a few programs that may help you if you are a first time offender.  Part of what we do as Charleston criminal defense attorneys involves working with prosecutors to get first time offenders enrolled in these programs. Pre-Trial Intervention (PTI) PTI is a diversionary program designed for…read more →

Effects of Underage Drinking and Drug-Related Tickets on Your LIFE Scholarship

Things have changed in South Carolina in recent years regarding the consequences of an underage drinking or drug-related citation on a LIFE Scholarship.  Under the previous version of the law, students with the LIFE Scholarship would be ineligible if they were found guilty or pled guilty to an alcohol or drug-related misdemeanor offense.  Currently, according to the South Carolina Code…read more →