In the State of South Carolina, Domestic Violence occurs is when a person unlawfully injures a household member or attempts to injure a household member with the present ability to do so. Domestic Violence is broken down into High and Aggravated, 1st degree, 2nd degree, and 3rd degree with each having its own elements, penalties, and consequences. When you have been charged with Domestic Violence you need an experienced attorney to represent you.
There are a wide range of consequences that can result from a conviction for Domestic Violence. Penalties can range from a 90 days to 20 years in prison. A conviction will also make it unlawful for a person to possess any firearm or ammunition under federal law.
If you have been charged with Domestic Violence you need an experienced Criminal Defense Attorney that can protect your rights. Contact the Criminal Defense Lawyers of Templeton Mims & Ward to make sure that you get the best possible results in your case.
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