CHARGED WITH DUI IN SOUTH CAROLINA?

CHARGED WITH DUI IN SOUTH CAROLINA?

You need a lawyer to help you work through the issues and possible defenses that may apply to your situation.

Whether you are charged with Driving Under the Influence or Driving with an Unlawful Alcohol Concentration, the state has to prove all elements of the charge beyond a reasonable doubt.

It is illegal in South Carolina to drive a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol to the extent that your faculties to drive a motor vehicle are materially and appreciably impaired or if you are under the influence of any other drug or substance.

For a First Offense, the fine is four hundred dollars plus court costs and up to 30 days in jail. S.C. Code 56-5-2930.

In addition, you will be facing a license suspension or revocation if you have more than one offense, requirement to complete an alcohol program, you may have to carry SR-22 insurance for up to 3 years. A DUI is a permanent criminal record that cannot be expunged.

Call Jordan Law Firm for a consultation to see if we can help!