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Possession of Controlled Substances in South Carolina

By Ed Martin | Jul 27, 2021 | Comments Off on Possession of Controlled Substances in South Carolina
Possession of Controlled Substances in South Carolina

We previously discussed South Carolina’s definition of simple possession of marijuana and the penalties and consequences of that type of charge.  Possession of other controlled substances – like cocaine, methamphetamine, and heroin – carry their own charges, penalties, and consequences.  Cocaine Possession Under South Carolina law, it is unlawful to knowingly or intentionally possess a…

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Domestic Violence in South Carolina: Charges & Penalties

By Ed Martin | Jul 16, 2021 | Comments Off on Domestic Violence in South Carolina: Charges & Penalties
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Being charged with domestic violence is a serious offense, and it can have long-lasting effects on not only your relationship but your personal rights. Many times, domestic violence charges can have an impact in family law, and family court, so it is very important that your criminal charges are handled with the utmost care.  In…

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3 Things You Need To Know About Custody in NC

By Missy Foard | May 26, 2021 | Comments Off on 3 Things You Need To Know About Custody in NC
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During a divorce, the topic of child custody is sensitive and emotional for many parents. If you are going through separation or divorce and are able to agree on how you and your spouse will co-parent, you do not have to file a custody order with the Court.  However, if there is a disagreement between…

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Owning a Gun in South Carolina: What You Need to Know

By Ed Martin | May 17, 2021 | Comments Off on Owning a Gun in South Carolina: What You Need to Know
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South Carolina is not an open-carry state, meaning it is a crime to walk around and openly carry a gun or firearm. In May 2021, South Carolina’s governor signed into law legislation that will allow a concealed weapons permit holder to carry their firearm openly while in public. The Open Carry with Training Act will…

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What You Need To Know About Cryptocurrency and Divorce

By Izzy Vaughan-Jones | May 11, 2021 | Comments Off on What You Need To Know About Cryptocurrency and Divorce
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Are you worried that your spouse might be hiding assets or income? Gone are the days of hiding money under the mattress. The new method to squirrel away the assets: Cryptocurrency.  During a divorce, dividing the property between the parties can be a difficult process. Property is not limited to real estate or permanent fixtures;…

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10 Years of Law, Lessons, and Leadership

By SeiferFlatow Team | Apr 21, 2021 | Comments Off on 10 Years of Law, Lessons, and Leadership
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The law firm of SeiferFlatow is celebrating 10 years of client advocacy in Charlotte. On April 21, 2011, we opened our doors as a partnership committed to treating each client as more than a case number. We had both experienced the giant legal machines and broke away to serve people differently. Of course we had…

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Things That Make Arc Bark: Unreviewed Employment Agreements

By Arcangela Mazzariello | Apr 14, 2021 | Comments Off on Things That Make Arc Bark: Unreviewed Employment Agreements
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In her 24 years as an aggressive advocate and skilled litigator, Arcangela Mazzariello, partner at SeiferFlatow and head of the litigation department, has encountered many unfortunate situations that could have been avoided if her clients had been more aware of their rights. In the “Things That Make Arc Bark” blog series, Arc offers solid advice…

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Things That Make Arc Bark: Inaccessible Employee Handbooks

By Arcangela Mazzariello | Mar 29, 2021 | Comments Off on Things That Make Arc Bark: Inaccessible Employee Handbooks
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In her 24 years as an aggressive advocate and skilled litigator, Arcangela Mazzariello, partner at SeiferFlatow and head of the litigation department, has encountered many unfortunate situations that could have been avoided if her clients had been more aware of their rights. In the “Things That Make Arc Bark” blog series, Arc offers solid advice…

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How do I collect my money once a trial court awards a judgment?

By Arcangela Mazzariello | Mar 17, 2021 | Comments Off on How do I collect my money once a trial court awards a judgment?
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Your civil lawsuit went to litigation or mediation, and, with the help of an experienced attorney, you won your case and were awarded a judgment by the court. Now what?  Despite what you may think, winning your court case is only half the battle. Collecting on a judgment – known as judgment execution – is…

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Understanding Simple Possession of Marijuana in South Carolina

By Ed Martin | Mar 8, 2021 | Comments Off on Understanding Simple Possession of Marijuana in South Carolina
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While states across the country have passed legislation to legalize marijuana, South Carolina has not. Marijuana is still a crime punishable by fines and potential jail time.  The Legal Definition of Marijuana in South Carolina In South Carolina, marijuana has a lengthy legal definition. It is so much more than just the physical weed you…

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