Drug Defense Lawyers in Summerville, SC

Drug Crimes

In the State of South Carolina, drug-related crimes have a wide variety of penalties ranging from misdemeanor to felony and probation to significant prison time. When you have been charged with a drug offense, you need an experienced attorney to represent you. Our team at Templeton Mims & Ward consists of experienced drug defense lawyers in Summerville, South Carolina—we’ll work hard to defend you from any drug-related charges. We utilize our years of experience and knowledge to deliver the best possible outcomes for our clients. Learn more about some of the drug-related charges in South Carolina below.


  • Possession, §​​ 44-53-370(d)(4)

  • Possession with intent to distribute/ Distribution, § 44-53-370(b)(2)

  • Trafficking, § 44-53-370(e)(1)

Methamphetamine or Cocaine Base (Crack)

  • Possession, § 44-53-375(A)

  • Possession with intent to distribute, § 44-53-375(B)

  • Trafficking, § 44-53-375(C)


  • Possession, § 44-53-370(d)(3)

  • Possession with intent to distribute, § 44-53-370(b)(2)

  • Trafficking, § 44-53-370(e)(2)

Schedule I or II Controlled Substances (Heroin, LSD, etc.)

  • Possession, § 44-53-370(d)(1)

  • Possession with intent to distribute, §44-53-370(b)(2)

  • Trafficking, § 44-53-370(e)(3)

Schedule I to IV Non-Narcotic (most prescription drugs)

  • Possession, § 44-53-370(d)(2)

  • Possession with intent to distribute, §44-53-370(b)(2) or (3) or (4)

In South Carolina, drug offenses are treated as very serious crimes that can result in significant prison time, but an attorney experienced with drug offenses can help you get the best possible outcome. There are many alternatives including diversionary programs through treatment. Our drug defense lawyers in South Carolina will work hard to protect you from any drug possession charges, drug trafficking charges, and more.

If you have been charged with a drug offense, you need an experienced Criminal Defense Attorney that can protect your rights. At Templeton Mims and Ward, we work constantly to deliver our clients the best possible outcomes for drug charges. Our drug lawyers in Summerville, South Carolina, will work persistently to protect you. 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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Templeton Mims & Ward in Summerville, South Carolina, represents clients throughout the Low Country, including Charleston County, Berkeley County, Dorchester County, Calhoun County, Colleton County, Beaufort County, Georgetown County, and Orangeburg County, including communities such as Charleston, Summerville, Daniel Island, Folly Beach, Mount Pleasant, Moncks Corner, Beaufort, Hannahan, Goose Creek, St. George, Walterboro, and North Charleston, SC.

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133 East 1st North St.,

Suite 4 

Summerville, SC  29483

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