When Facing Tough Times…

You Need Someone You Can Trust

Family law

We handle all types of family law cases including Divorce, Separation, Adoption, Child Support, Child Custody, Alimony, Juvenile Law, Name Changes and DSS Child Cases.

criminal defense

We handle all criminal matters including Driving Under the Influence (DUI), Burglary, Theft, Drug Crimes, Assault & Battery, Domestic Violence, White Collar Crimes, Fraud, Embezzlement, and Violent Crimes.

personal injury

We will fight to get you the recovery you are entitled to and get you back on track. We represent clients in Car Accidents, Trucking Accidents, Product Liability, Wrongful Death, and Slip and Fall cases.


If you or someone you know needs an attorney in South Carolina, we are here to help.

Our experienced team of lawyers in Summerville, South Carolina routinely handle family law, criminal defense, and personal injury cases.

With over 30 years of legal experience, the attorneys at Templeton Mims & Ward are ready to get you the best possible outcome in your case.


Kyle was professional, proactive, knowledgeable and friendly. He was attentive and always took my calls unless he was in court, in that case he always followed up promptly. He brought himself up to speed quickly and went to work. Money well spent. I would use him again if the need arises.

– Dawn McCraith


* The Rules of Professional Conduct require disclosure that this is a “Testimonial” about the attorney. Please be aware that any result achieved on behalf of one client in one matter does not necessarily indicate similar results can be obtained for other clients.

Our Vision

At Templeton Mims & Ward our vision is to give you peace of mind.

When you are facing legal challenges in your life, there’s comfort in knowing that someone is doing everything possible to minimize or eliminate those challenges.

By providing you with the best possible representation combined with the goal of getting the best possible outcome given your unique situation—our vision is realized.


South Carolina law in a language you can understand.

Drug Charges: Possession of a Controlled Substance in SC

Drug Charges: Possession of a Controlled Substance in SC

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Is that Marijuana I Smell? Or is it Legal Hemp?

Is that Marijuana I Smell? Or is it Legal Hemp?

The Hemp Farming Act was passed by the General Assembly and signed by Governor McMaster on March 28, 2019 . As a result, in recent months hemp products are being seen in our community. "CBD Dispensaries" have sprung up across the state and even many gas stations are...

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Yes. You Have the Right To An Attorney in SC

Yes. You Have the Right To An Attorney in SC

The Town of Bluffton and City of Beaufort found out the hard way this week, to the tune of a quarter million dollars, that they must provide attorneys to indigent defendants that may face incarceration. The ACLU of South Carolina, Nelson Mullins (law firm), and the...

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