What is Criminal Domestic Violence in South Carolina?

Our Charleston criminal defense lawyers deal with criminal domestic violence cases in family court and criminal court. In other words, we’ve defended persons accused of criminal domestic violence and have helped victims of CDV. In 2015, our law was changed, and now most prosecutors and criminal defense attorneys refer to the cases simply as Domestic Violence (DV) … Read more

Can You Get a Divorce for Physical Cruelty in South Carolina?

As divorce lawyers in Charleston, South Carolina, we regularly deal with situations of abuse between spouses. Many of these cases involve criminal domestic violence and Orders of Protection in family court. In this article, we discuss how physical abuse (physical cruelty) can be a ground for divorce in South Carolina and what other effects physical abuse … Read more

How to Get an Order of Protection or a Restraining Order in South Carolina

Because the attorneys of Futeral & Nelson, LLC are both criminal defense attorneys and family court lawyers, we’ve helped clients get restraining orders or family court orders of protection in Charleston, Dorchester, and Berkeley Counties. In this article, we answer some of the most common questions people ask lawyers about restraining orders and orders of … Read more