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Criminal law involves prosecution by the government of a person for an act that has been classified as a crime. Civil cases, on the other hand, involve individuals and organizations seeking to resolve legal disputes. In a criminal case the state, through a prosecutor, initiates the suit, while in a civil case the victim brings the suit. Persons convicted of a crime may be incarcerated, fined, or both. However, persons found liable in a civil case may only have to give up property or pay money, but are not incarcerated. A "crime" is any act or omission (of an act) in violation of a public law forbidding or commanding it. Though there are some common law crimes, most crimes in the United States are established by local, state, and federal governments. Criminal laws vary significantly from state to state.




Courts in South Carolina

South Carolina State falls under the 4th Circuit. The website for the appeals court for this circuit is www.ca4.uscourts.gov. South Carolina State has the following courts -
South Carolina Bankruptcy Court http://www.scb.uscourts.gov/
South Carolina District Court http://www.scd.uscourts.gov/



Suggested Lawyers for Oak Grove
McWhirter Bellinger
McWhirter Bellinger is a personal injury law firm serving all of South Carolina. Free consultation.
www.mcwhirterlaw.com

SC Attorneys Helping Injured People

SC Attorneys who provide representation to victims of trucking accidents, nursing home neglect and abuse, medical malpractice and other serious personal injury.
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South Carolina Legal Referral Services
  • South Carolina Bar LRS Columbia, SC (800)868-2284 (803)799-7100 Statewide










  • Demographic Information
    City/Town: Oak Grove
    State: South Carolina
    Country: USA
    Population: 8,183



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    Legal Facts
  • In 1998 there there were 132 courts of appeal, including the U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. Courts of Appeal. The combined full-time Federal and State appellate bench in 1998 had a reported 1,474 members. About 75% or 1,108 appellate judges served on intermediate appellate courts.

  • Of the defendants who had State felony charges filed against them in the Nation's 75 most populous counties during May 2000, an estimated 62% were released by the court prior to the disposition of their case. Thirty-eight percent were detained until case disposition, including 7% who were denied bail.




  • Choosing a Lawyer
  • Should you choose a large lawyer or a small lawyer:
    The size of a law firm has no relation to how well your case will be taken up. A large law firm may seem well staffed and having a great office, but what you must see is whether they will take out enough time and effort towards your case. Large firms receive large cases that would figure above smaller cases in their priority list. A law firm with over 10 lawyers on its rolls can be considered a large firm.

  • Always find out how much experience the lawyer has:
    Before choosing a lawyer, you must ascertain how much experience the lawyer has. A lawyer with more than 8 years of experience is good, 5-7 years is just fine, 3-4 years is somewhat doubtful and lesser experience than that is not acceptable. There is no doubt that the years of practice are important in sharpening the layers skills as well as his standing in the eyes of the court.



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