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.

Supervised Visitation in SC: Everything You Need to Know

Supervised Visitation in SC: Everything You Need to Know

What is supervised visitation in SC?  Although it is almost always in a child’s best interest to spend time with both of their natural parents, there are times when it is necessary to have someone supervise their visitation to ensure the child’s safety.  In this...

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What are White Collar Crimes in SC? Charges & Penalties

What are White Collar Crimes in SC? Charges & Penalties

“White collar crimes” are usually financially motivated. Investigations and prosecutions of white collar crimes often target professionals working in “white collar” jobs or people who hold public office. It is a broad topic that covers a wide range of criminal...

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DUI Felony vs. Misdemeanor in SC: What’s the Difference?

DUI Felony vs. Misdemeanor in SC: What’s the Difference?

What is a felony DUI in SC?  “Felony DUI” is a specific type of DUI in South Carolina where the driver causes an accident that results in either great bodily injury or death.  “Ordinary” DUIs in SC are always classified as misdemeanors. In this article, we will...

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