What to Do If You Receive a Deposition Notice in South Carolina

What to Do If You Receive a Deposition Notice in South Carolina

As a criminal lawyer in Charleston, SC, we’re involved in depositions in family court cases, personal injury claims, and many more types of cases. In a previous post, “Surviving a Deposition – A Witness’s Guide,” we examined how to...
A Charleston Lawyer’s BEST Answer to EVERY Legal Question

A Charleston Lawyer’s BEST Answer to EVERY Legal Question

I’ve been a lawyer in Charleston, South Carolina for 20 years and I’ve  been asked THOUSANDS of legal questions. Family law, personal injury, criminal defense, DUI, employment law, business law – you name it, and someone has asked it. Of course,...
How to Collect Your Legal Fees in South Carolina

How to Collect Your Legal Fees in South Carolina

Oftentimes our lawyers in Charleston, South Carolina are asked if a client  can collect their attorney’s fees if they win their case. In South Carolina, attorney’s fees can only be recovered by contract, statute, or (less commonly) for “equitable...
Surviving a Deposition in South Carolina – A Witness’s Guide

Surviving a Deposition in South Carolina – A Witness’s Guide

Because our lawyers in Charleston, South Carolina handle auto accident claims, personal injury lawsuits, and family law cases such as divorces, we’ve been involved in hundreds of depositions. If you’re ever involved in a lawsuit, whether it is a divorce in family...
How to Deal with a Difficult Attorney

How to Deal with a Difficult Attorney

In a previous post, we examined whether an aggressive lawyer is an effective lawyer. In this post, we discuss how to deal with an aggressive / difficult lawyer on the other side of a case. If you do enough litigation work, whether it is family, civil, or criminal,...
Are “Aggressive” Lawyers “Effective” Lawyers?

Are “Aggressive” Lawyers “Effective” Lawyers?

Practicing law in the South, especially in Charleston, SC, is remarkably genteel. In fact, the practice of law in Charleston is so well-mannered that in 2001 the ABA Journal ran, as its cover story, an article regarding southern collegiality and practicing law here in...