Bitten or Scratched by a Dog? SC Law Allows Compensation for Injuries Resulting from Dog Attacks When someone else’s dog bites you or your family member, it can be a scary and uncertain time. Many people wonder what they should do first in this situation. Here are a few helpful steps to ensure that you [...]
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Part two in our continuing series explaining the criminal process in South Carolina will focus on bond hearings. Do I Need a Lawyer for a Bond Hearing?A bond, in criminal law, is, an obligation to pay the court if a defendant fails to meet the terms of conditional release from custody. Any time an [...]
Michael Loignon selected by National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40 Attorney Michael Loignon has been recognized as one of the “Top 40 Under 40” Trial Lawyers in South Carolina by the National Trial Lawyers organization. The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 is a professional organization comprised of America’s top young trial [...]
If you have been arrested and charged with a crime, it is very likely that you have entered a world that you have only seen on TV. The reality is much different, and so this article attempts to simplify what the criminal system/process looks like in South Carolina. This is a very oversimplified explanation. In [...]
Have you ever been riding along in the car with that crazy friend or your stoner uncle and wondered “what would happen if we got pulled over right now?” Possession of illegal narcotics in South Carolina is not always as cut and dry as being caught with drugs in your hand or pocket. Since drug [...]
One of the questions we hear most often at Loignon Law Firm is whether you should talk to the insurance company after a car wreck or other accident that caused an injury. When you get into a car wreck, the police are called out and they write a report describing the incident. In that report, [...]
Many young people in South Carolina who are charged with a crime have a feeling that their life is over. They believe that they have ruined their future and that they will have no chance of getting a job and succeeding in life with a criminal record. A criminal conviction does not necessarily mean [...]