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.

Alimony in SC: Everything You Need to Know

Alimony in SC: Everything You Need to Know

How is alimony calculated and what are the different types of alimony in SC?  If you are considering divorce after 20 years of marriage, but your spouse was the primary breadwinner in the family, does that mean you will be destitute now? What if you gave up your...

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Discover The 5 Grounds for Divorce in SC

Discover The 5 Grounds for Divorce in SC

Considering Divorce in South Carolina? You may be surprised to learn that you can’t get divorced for the same reasons in every state – each state has its own “grounds for divorce” that must be proven before a divorce is granted. The Fault-Based & No-Fault Divorce...

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Top 10 Questions About Child Support in SC

Top 10 Questions About Child Support in SC

If you are divorced, separated, or considering divorce and you have children, child support is probably one of the details that you are anxious to resolve.  How will you support yourself and the children now that you are living on just one paycheck? Or, if your former...

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