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South Carolina to require warrants for domestic violence arrests?

Fights between two people in a relationship have the potential to get heated quickly. In these cases, there are often few bystanders around to back up allegations of domestic violence. This can lead to false accusations and false arrests based on the testimony of someone who has a wish to harm the other party. Due to the serious penalties associated with a conviction for domestic violence, protections must be in place to ensure people are not being falsely accused. One South Carolina man and his criminal defense team recently won a court case, which will help ensure domestic violence arrests and charges are being applied correctly.

Man pleads guilty to drunk driving, sentenced to 10 years

It can often be easy for anyone to get carried away in the moment. When drinking out with friends, the last thing on a person's mind may be how he or she is getting home. In these situations, these people might end up driving, get pulled over and get charged with drunk driving. Those charged with a DUI will face consequences for their actions, but with the right help, these consequences may be mitigated.

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