Is a DUAC the same as a DUI in South Carolina?

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In South Carolina, there are two serious drunk driving charges that drivers can face if pulled over while intoxicated: DUI and DUAC. While most drivers know what a DUI charge is, many clients question whether a DUAC is the same thing.    Is DUAC the same as DUI? DUAC stands for “driving with unlawful alcohol concentration,”…

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Fast FAQs: South Carolina DUI

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The team at SeiferFlatow believes that an informed driver is the best driver. We feel it’s important to educate drivers about traffic laws in South Carolina – especially DUI – because we know that being under-informed can lead to unfortunate and serious consequences.  Most drivers in South Carolina know what Driving Under the Influence (DUI)…

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FAQ: Does a DUI carry jail time in South Carolina?

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Most people know that driving under the influence (DUI) is a serious offense in South Carolina, but we still find that people are severely underinformed on the subject. This can lead to unfortunate and serious consequences.  South Carolina law defines driving under the influence/DUI as driving under the influence of a substance (ie, alcohol or…

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Everything You Need to Know About DUI in South Carolina

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In South Carolina, a DUI (driving under the influence) is defined as driving with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .08% or more or driving while under the influence of any drug, intoxicant, or alcohol. If a driver’s faculties to drive a vehicle are materially impaired, that driver is considered “under the influence” of a…

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Impact of a DWI Charge for CDL Holders in North Carolina


Those who hold a Commercial Driver’s License (also known as a “Class A” license or “CDL”) are well aware that they are held to higher standards and greater scrutiny on the road. This remains the case even when a CDL holder is off the clock and driving for non-commercial purposes. One of the most impactful…

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Cost to Defend A DWI in North Carolina

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A DWI is an expensive proposition. It can affect your reputation and your ability to find work. It can cost you your freedom. It can also cost a pretty penny. You may choose to go along with the charge and just pay whatever the court orders, or you may choose to defend yourself and fight…

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New & In Review: 2015 For our Charlotte Law Firm

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This year has been a busy one for us at our Charlotte law firm. First, and foremost, we are always grateful for the support of our community and the opportunity to serve clients and help them with a wide array of issues they are facing. Yes, the law is our job, but we know that with…

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I know I probably had too much to drink. Why should I spend money on a DWI attorney?

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The consequences of a DWI can be devastating. The court-imposed penalties for driving while intoxicated (DWI) in North Carolina can be serious and affect your freedom, finances, and reputation. A DWI attorney could help you avoid some of the harsher punishments that come with pleading guilty to a DWI. The Consequences To understand why you should have an attorney…

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I was just charged with DWI and the officer took my license. Can I get it back?

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If you are charged with a DWI, most people are eligible for limited driving privileges (or LPDs) to drive to work or school. Losing a license can be a great hardship on those convicted of a DWI. Most of us depend on driving a vehicle as a means of getting to and from work. For…

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