Travis A. Newton

Pickens DUI  Lawyer

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Lead Counsel Verified for DUI Defense by Thomson Reuters

Travis Newton is  Lead Counsel Verified by Thomson Reuters for defending clients charged with driving under the influence since 2014.


DUI Lawyer Travis Newton Defends Clients in Pickens South Carolina


An arrest for driving under the influence can leave the accused motorist in a state of anxiety and confusion. A consultation with Pickens DUI Lawyer Travis Newton can ease your fears and provide answers that lead to informed decisions on how to proceed. There is a presumption of innocence for drivers charged with DUI in South Carolina. Fear, anxiety, nervousness, and physical limitations can cause an innocent motorist to mimic signs or clues of impairment. A conviction for driving under the influence includes criminal penalties, DMV penalties, and potential negative consequences for professional and educational opportunities long after criminal and DMV penalties have expired. 


Pickens DUI Lawyer Travis Newton investigates state evidence for clients charged with driving under the influence. The discovery process protects the accused motorist from trial by ambush while enforcing the right of DUI lawyers to investigate evidence including incident reports, forensic lab reports, toxicology lab results, DUI traffic stop videos, DUI breath test videos, breath alcohol analysis test reports, standardized field sobriety tests, witness statements, and all other items of material and exculpatory evidence. The State of South Carolina's continuing obligation to disclose exculpatory evidence includes any information that could exonerate a defendant or potentially impeach the credibility of an unfavorable witness.


It is for a motorist whose faculties are not materially and appreciably impaired to exhibit the same clues police use to identify impaired drivers. The physiological response to being pulled over by police often activates the sympathetic nervous system, triggering acute stress responses that mimic signs of impairment. The experiments used in developing standardized field sobriety tests were performed in a lab, eliminating the fear of incarceration as a consequence of failure. Suppose driving privileges are suspended for refusing to submit a breath, blood, or urine sample for chemical testing or for registering an alcohol concentration of .15 or higher. In that case, there are important filing deadlines that if missed will disqualify eligibility for the temporary restoration of driving privileges pending a contested case hearing in the South Carolina Administrative Law Court. 


A conviction for driving under the influence includes criminal and civil penalties from the State of South Carolina. A DUI conviction can also negatively impact professional and educational opportunities long after sentencing and DMV penalties have expired. DUI Lawyer Travis Newton defends clients charged with driving under the influence in the Upstate including Pickens Summary Courts and the Pickens County Court of General Sessions. There are important filing deadlines for challenging suspended driving privileges from an alleged implied consent violation so do not wait to contact Pickens DUI Lawyer Travis Newton. Free consultation (864) 965- 9148



Travis A. Newton

Travis Newton is a graduate of Appalachian School of Law and Clemson University were he majored in Psychology.

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You may be eleigible to have driving privileges reinstated on a temporary basis pending the findings of a contested case hearing.

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Pickens Summary Courts and Pickens Courty Court of General Sessions. 

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Contact Travis A. Newton Law P.A. 513 North McDuffie Street Anderson, SC 29621. Free Consultation (864) 965- 9148.

DUI Attorney Travis Newton Defends Motorists in Pickens South Carolina

Travis Newton Law Firm
513 North McDuffie Street
Anderson, SC 29621
Phone: +1 864 965-9148+1 864 965-9148
Fax: +1 864 965 9150
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