South Carolina Criminal Lawyer List


Colin T.L. Spangler Lawyer

Colin T.L. Spangler

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West Columbia Criminal Lawyer
Dedication. Passion. Excellence.

Colin is an experienced trial attorney handling Criminal Charges, Auto Accidents, Workers' Comp, and much more in Columbia, Lexington, and surrounding... (more)

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803-739-1824

Michael Halbert Dill Lawyer

Michael Halbert Dill

VERIFIED
North Charleston Criminal Lawyer

Due to a terrible experience with an insurance company while he was in college, Michael decided that he would make it his goal in life to represent th... (more)

Timothy  Kulp Lawyer

Timothy Kulp

VERIFIED
Charleston Criminal Lawyer
Board Certified Criminal Defense nbta.org

Timothy Kulp proudly serves Charleston, SC and the neighboring communities in the areas of Criminal Defense and General Practice law.

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800-914-6721

James A. Cunningham Lawyer

James A. Cunningham

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Langley Criminal Lawyer

Jim is a proud graduate, magna cum laude, of the Charleston School of Law. Since beginning his legal career, he has worked for law firms, the City of... (more)

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Stephen  Krzyston Lawyer

Stephen Krzyston

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Columbia Criminal Lawyer

We pride ourselves on offering client-centered, results-driven representation. That means we create a narrowly tailored strategy designed to help you ... (more)

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800-952-3840

Greg  McCollum Lawyer

Greg McCollum

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Myrtle Beach Criminal Lawyer

If you have been arrested, do you feel like you are presumed innocent? Of course not! Everyone treats you like you're guilty. We know that. How do ... (more)

Aaron J Angell Lawyer

Aaron J Angell

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Clemson Criminal Lawyer

If you’re searching for an affordable, dedicated, and aggressive attorney in Clemson, then you’ve come to the right place. I know this can be a st... (more)

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800-246-2850

Lloyd Wayne Patterson Lawyer

Lloyd Wayne Patterson

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Greenville Criminal Lawyer

I have over forty five years of business and legal experience. Prior to entering law, I owned and managed corporations involved in various fields of t... (more)

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800-779-0940

Stephanie Vaught Little Lawyer

Stephanie Vaught Little

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North Myrtle Beach Criminal Lawyer

Stephanie Vaught Little practices in the areas of personal injury, family law and criminal defense. Her mission is simple: to help people. She believe... (more)

Dalton B. Floyd Lawyer

Dalton B. Floyd

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Myrtle Beach Criminal Lawyer

Dalton B. Floyd, Jr. is an attorney practicing in the State of South Carolina. His law practice, established in 1973 is a complete source for almost a... (more)

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LEGAL TERMS

CIVIL

Noncriminal. See civil case.

DIRECTED VERDICT

A ruling by a judge, typically made after the plaintiff has presented all of her evidence but before the defendant puts on his case, that awards judgment to the... (more...)
A ruling by a judge, typically made after the plaintiff has presented all of her evidence but before the defendant puts on his case, that awards judgment to the defendant. A directed verdict is usually made because the judge concludes the plaintiff has failed to offer the minimum amount of evidence to prove her case even if there were no opposition. In other words, the judge is saying that, as a matter of law, no reasonable jury could decide in the plaintiff's favor. In a criminal case, a directed verdict is a judgement of acquittal for the defendant.

BATTERY

A crime consisting of physical contact that is intended to harm someone. Unintentional harmful contact is not battery, no mater how careless the behavior or how... (more...)
A crime consisting of physical contact that is intended to harm someone. Unintentional harmful contact is not battery, no mater how careless the behavior or how severe the injury. A fist fight is a common battery; being hit by a wild pitch in a baseball game is not.

BAILOR

Someone who delivers an item of personal property to another person for a specific purpose. For example, a person who leaves a broken VCR with a repairman in or... (more...)
Someone who delivers an item of personal property to another person for a specific purpose. For example, a person who leaves a broken VCR with a repairman in order to get it fixed would be a bailor.

HOMICIDE

The killing of one human being by the act or omission of another. The term applies to all such killings, whether criminal or not. Homicide is considered noncrim... (more...)
The killing of one human being by the act or omission of another. The term applies to all such killings, whether criminal or not. Homicide is considered noncriminal in a number of situations, including deaths as the result of war and putting someone to death by the valid sentence of a court. Killing may also be legally justified or excused, as it is in cases of self-defense or when someone is killed by another person who is attempting to prevent a violent felony. Criminal homicide occurs when a person purposely, knowingly, recklessly or negligently causes the death of another. Murder and manslaughter are both examples of criminal homicide.

AGGRAVATING CIRCUMSTANCES

Circumstances that increase the seriousness or outrageousness of a given crime, and that in turn increase the wrongdoer's penalty or punishment. For example, th... (more...)
Circumstances that increase the seriousness or outrageousness of a given crime, and that in turn increase the wrongdoer's penalty or punishment. For example, the crime of aggravated assault is a physical attack made worse because it is committed with a dangerous weapon, results in severe bodily injury or is made in conjunction with another serious crime. Aggravated assault is usually considered a felony, punishable by a prison sentence.

BEYOND A REASONABLE DOUBT

The burden of proof that the prosecution must carry in a criminal trial to obtain a guilty verdict. Reasonable doubt is sometimes explained as being convinced '... (more...)
The burden of proof that the prosecution must carry in a criminal trial to obtain a guilty verdict. Reasonable doubt is sometimes explained as being convinced 'to a moral certainty.' The jury must be convinced that the defendant committed each element of the crime before returning a guilty verdict.

NOLO CONTENDERE

A plea entered by the defendant in response to being charged with a crime. If a defendant pleads nolo contendere, she neither admits nor denies that she committ... (more...)
A plea entered by the defendant in response to being charged with a crime. If a defendant pleads nolo contendere, she neither admits nor denies that she committed the crime, but agrees to a punishment (usually a fine or jail time) as if guilty. Usually, this type of plea is entered because it can't be used as an admission of guilt if a civil case is held after the criminal trial.

FELONY

A serious crime (contrasted with misdemeanors and infractions, less serious crimes), usually punishable by a prison term of more than one year or, in some cases... (more...)
A serious crime (contrasted with misdemeanors and infractions, less serious crimes), usually punishable by a prison term of more than one year or, in some cases, by death. For example, murder, extortion and kidnapping are felonies; a minor fist fight is usually charged as a misdemeanor, and a speeding ticket is generally an infraction.

SAMPLE LEGAL CASES

McKnight v. State

... II. Jury instructions. a. Criminal intent under the Homicide by Child Abuse statute. McKnight argues that counsel was ineffective in failing to object to the trial court's charge on the measure of criminal intent required for conviction under the Homicide by Child Abuse (HCA) statute. ...

Zurcher v. Bilton

... The trial court granted Respondents' motion for summary judgment as to each claim on the grounds that Appellant's Alford plea in a previous criminal proceeding collaterally estopped Appellant from litigating a civil claim based on the same facts as the criminal conviction. ...

Price v. Turner

... of Meghan, Rohling, Kelly, Dechert, LLP, of Philadelphia, Susan King Dunn, of Charleston, for Amici Curiae, The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, South Carolina National Office, the Brennan Center for Justice, The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers ...