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.

Can I Move with My Children if I Have Primary Custody in SC?

Can I Move with My Children if I Have Primary Custody in SC?

If you have primary custody of your children, or if you share custody with your former spouse, can you move with your children? Do you need the court’s permission to move with your children? Can the other parent stop you from moving with your kids? In some cases, you...

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Getting Out on Bond in SC

Getting Out on Bond in SC

When a family member or friend is arrested, it can be an incredibly frustrating and stressful experience trying to find out where they are being held, where the bond hearing is going to be, and how to help them get out of jail. The criminal defense attorneys at...

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What are the Charges for Arson in South Carolina?

What are the Charges for Arson in South Carolina?

Although most people understand that “arson” is when someone sets a fire, there are three different degrees of arson in SC with graduated, or increasing, penalties based on the severity of the offense.  Each type of arson also includes important definitions and...

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