The Process of Discovery in a South Carolina Lawsuit

The Process of Discovery in a South Carolina Lawsuit

Our trial lawyers at Futeral & Nelson are regularly involved in both circuit court (civil court) and family court lawsuits. In nearly every case, it is important to make sure we have the evidence necessary to prove or defend our case in the event it doesn’t settle...
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...