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.

DUI & Administrative Hearings in SC: How They’re Related

DUI & Administrative Hearings in SC: How They’re Related

If you have what is called an “implied consent violation” in SC, you are in danger of losing your driver’s license. You are also facing the possibility of mandatory ADSAP (Alcohol and Drug Safety Action Program) classes and the possibility of a mandatory ignition...

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DUI Fines, Penalties, Jail Time in SC

DUI Fines, Penalties, Jail Time in SC

What are the potential DUI fines, penalties, and jail time in SC? Driving under the influence in South Carolina is a complex area of law that includes multiple DUI-related offenses as well as SC’s implied consent laws (when they suspend your license based on a DUI...

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Drug Laws in SC: Everything You Need To Know

Drug Laws in SC: Everything You Need To Know

In South Carolina, possession-based drug charges are usually broken up into three types of charges: simple possession, possession with intent to distribute, and drug trafficking. There are other types of drug charges in SC that are not based on the weight of the drugs...

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