December 30, 2015
Law gavel

South Carolina Criminal Defense Strategies Seminar Jan 2016

B&W Presentation Blog Post December 29, 2015 Upcoming Events: South Carolina Criminal Defense Strategies Seminar On January 14, the National Business Institute will present a live seminar highlighting cutting-edge strategies for overcoming common challenges facing today’s defense attorneys. Bannister, Wyatt & Stalvey is thrilled to announce partner Alex Stalvey will […]
December 30, 2015
greeville sc opioid crisis

Heroin Addiction on the Rise, Arrests Soon to Follow

Anna Lee of the Greenville News wrote a story recently describing the growing use of heroin in Greenville County and the struggles of those battling this addiction (https://www.thestate.com/news/local/crime/article48557735.html). The resurgence of heroin in Greenville is not an isolated event. Nationwide, heroin use has skyrocketed in the last decade. A 2015 […]
December 29, 2015
Expungements and Pardons – Attempting to Erase Your Criminal Record

Expungements and Pardons – Attempting to Erase Your Criminal Record

Many of us wish certain things we did in the past could just disappear; especially if our regrettable behavior resulted in being convicted of a criminal offense. Criminal convictions can be erased from your record, but only in a few specific situations. Before getting to the details, you ought to know […]
December 15, 2015
Drug Convictions Under the Youthful Offender Act

Drug Convictions Under the Youthful Offender Act

South Carolina established the Youthful Offender Act in an effort to deal with the influx of younger individuals (under 25 years of age) into the criminal justice system. The purpose of a Youthful Offender Act sentence is to afford a young person certain opportunities that are not available to those […]