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Lexington County CDV Court

South Carolina CDV Defense Attorney

The Law Office of James R. Snell, Jr., LLC located in Lexington, South Carolina, is a Domestic Violence Defense law firm representing clients in the Lexington County CDV Court. Men and women arrested for criminal domestic violence by the Lexington County Sheriff's Department have their cases referred to the Lexington County CDV Court. This Court is located at 139 East Main Street, Lexington, South Carolina.

Criminal Domestic Violence is a very serious offense. First time offenders, even in cases with no physical injuries, face the following penalties:

  • Publicly available criminal record
  • Potential loss of employment\licensing
  • Up to thirty days in jail
  • A fine up to $5,200
  • Firearm restrictions
  • International travel restrictions

If you or a loved one has been charged with CDV it is important that you understand that the law works very differently than what you may first think. Pursuant to S.C. § 16-25-10, et seq., (South Carolina's CDV Law) you may be arrested convicted of CDV even if you never touch or try to touch the other party. There is no requirement anyone actually be harmed, pushed, kicked, or hit in any way. Based on the law the Lexington County CDV Court can find you guilty of CDV and have you designated a domestic violence criminal even if no one was actually harmed and even if they don't want to press charges. The worst thing you can do for yourself and your family is appear in Court without first consulting with a lawyer.

If you believe that you or not guilty of CDV or you wish to avoid being publicly branded a CDV criminal and face the other penalties you do have legal rights and options. Our office has successfully represented numerous individuals who have been unfairly or falsely charged with domestic violence. If you or a loved one has been charged with CDV we would like to talk to you to see if we can help you with your case.

There is no charge for your first consultation with our Lexington CDV Lawyer about your case. To schedule your appointment call us today at (803) 359-3301.

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