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Car Accidents

Who is at Fault in a Rear-End Collision?

Rear-end collisions are among the most common types of traffic accidents, often resulting in damage and injuries. The aftermath can be extremely confusing, especially when it comes to assigning fault. While the presumption often falls

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Drug Crimes

What Are My Rights Regarding Drug Dog Searches?

Drug dogs are trained to detect illegal substances. Law enforcement officers in Aiken often use them to search for illegal substances and establish probable cause. Drug dogs can, therefore, be used to search your car,

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Professional License Defense

5 Common Reasons Your Doctor’s License Could Be Suspended

Doctors are entrusted with a high degree of responsibility, ensuring the health and well-being of their patients. To practice medicine, they must obtain a license from their state’s medical board. This license signifies not only

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Workers' Compensation

9 Common Mistakes People Make After a Work Injury

Every day, workers are injured in their workplace in Aiken. In some industries, work is characterized by routine, high-risk tasks that expose laborers to danger, where the slightest mistake can lead to accidents, resulting in

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DUI Defense

How Can Parents Help Prevent Underage DUIs?

As criminal defense attorneys at Johnson, Johnson, Whittle, Lancer, & Staggs (JJWLS), we often see the devastating impact of underage DUIs on both young individuals and their families. The legal, financial, and emotional repercussions of

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Juvenile Criminal Defense

Things to Know About

Many parents believe they raised their children so well that they won’t do anything illegal. On the contrary, a child who’s so well-behaved at home may not be the same outside. Children, especially teens, make

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Personal Injury

How is Fault Determined in a Personal Injury Case?

Life can change in an instant with a personal injury. All of a sudden, you find yourself dealing with pain, emotional turmoil, and bills piling up. When facing these challenges, you naturally want to know

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Tax Evasion

Tax Evasion vs. Tax Avoidance: What’s the Difference?

At Johnson, Johnson, Whittle, Lancer, & Staggs (JJWLS) in Aiken, SC, we understand that navigating the complexities of tax law can be overwhelming. One area that often sparks confusion is the difference between tax evasion

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DUI Defense

How Do I Get My Driver’s License Back After DUI?

Being hit with a DUI charge can prove to be a major setback. Aside from the legal trouble, there’s the very real possibility of losing your driving freedom. The worry and confusion may feel like

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Wrongful Death

Understanding Wrongful Death Claims in South Carolina

Losing a loved one unexpectedly can be devastating and can cause overwhelming feelings, such as sadness, disbelief, and shock. If you have lost a family member due to negligence or wrongful actions of another party,

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Drug Crimes

South Carolina Drug Schedules and What They Mean

Drug crimes in South Carolina carry severe penalties including lengthy jail time, huge fines, loss of employment, and other consequences. Whether it’s simple possession, possession with the intent to distribute, drug trafficking, or manufacture of