How to Collect Unpaid Wages Under the South Carolina Payment of Wages Act

Over the years, our employment law attorneys have been asked questions about the South Carolina final paycheck law, also known as the South Carolina Payment of Wages Act. This article explains South Carolina’s laws covering an employee’s rights to receive wages, including a final paycheck, and what happens if an employer fails to pay an … Read more

Covenants Not to Compete in South Carolina – Non-Competition Clauses

Covenants Not to Compete in South Carolina - Charleston Employment Lawyers - Charleston Business Law Attorneys

As business and contract lawyers in Charleston, we reviewed many covenants not to compete in  South Carolina for both employees and employers. In this article, we will explain what you need to know about covenants not to compete, whether non-compete agreements are enforceable in South Carolina, how to get out of a non-compete agreement, whether … Read more

The Process of Discovery in a South Carolina Lawsuit

Our trial lawyers at Futeral & Nelson are regularly involved in both circuit court (civil court) and family court lawsuits. In nearly every case, it is important to make sure we have the evidence necessary to prove or defend our case in the event it doesn’t settle and goes to trial. The exchange of evidence … Read more

What is a Reasonable Legal Fee for Lawyers in South Carolina?

In a family court case one of our lawyers was working on some years ago, a lawyer who practiced law for three years and had filed only four family court cases in Charleston asked the court to award $300 per hour for legal fees. To put this lawyer’s hourly rate into perspective, many family court … Read more