Lawyers use the practical application of abstract legal theories and knowledge to solve specific
individualized problems. In other words, people hire lawyers in an effort to either solve or mitigate problems. In order for a defendant to be convicted of a criminal
charge, the government must prove the defendant's guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. The defendant does not carry the burden of proving his or her innocence.
Anything you say can and will be used against you. If you have been arrested or charged with
a crime in South Carolina contact a criminal defense attorney before speaking to police or members of law enforcement. By waiting you may be in danger of forfeiting valuable constitutional and statutory rights. An experienced criminal defense attorney can raise the proper defenses and file the proper motions in an effort to preserve the defendant's
If you have been injured in a car or motorcycle accident our personal injury attorneys can
answer your questions and help you navigate the complex legal system. Motor vehicles are frequently the subject of
recalls and this can be particularly important to motorcyclists since a defect has a much higher chance of endangering the driver. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and
vehicle manufacturers themselves may issue a safety recall in response to a discovered defect. NHTSA is also the organization responsible for establishing national police procedures for properly
investigating South Carolina motorists suspected of driving under the influence.
An arrest for
driving under the influence can leave the accused motorist feeling helpless. Is your South Carolina driver's license suspended for refusing the breathalyzer or another chemical test? Time is of the
essence in challenging the suspension for an implied consent violation. It is important to contact a South Carolina DUI Lawyer as soon as possible to avoid filing deadlines that may have a negative
impact on the privilege to drive in South Carolina.
Travis Newton has represented over 2000 defendants in
South Carolina Summary and General Sessions Courts. Travis is Lead Counsel Rated by Thomson Reuters for DUI Defense and has a Martindale- Avvo rating of 10 in the legal practice areas of criminal
defense, personal injury and driving under the influence. Travis Newton Law P.A. is located at 111 Sharpe Street Anderson, S.C.