April 18, 2019

Contract Disputes and Business Litigation

Contract Disputes A contract can be thought of as an enforceable promise that creates binding relationships and defines legal obligations. Of course, not all promises are binding. For a contract to be valid, it must meet certain requirements. The Offer: The offer can be for a good or service and […]
April 15, 2019
Marcelo Torricos Named as The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 Member

Marcelo Torricos Named as The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 Member

Top 40 Under 40 Member GREENVILLE, S.C. – Marcelo Torricos of Bannister, Wyatt & Stalvey, LLC has been named as a member of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40, which is a professional organization composed of the top trial lawyers from each state who are under the age […]
April 8, 2019

Jim Bannister and Bruce Bannister Recognized Among 2019 South Carolina Super Lawyers

GREENVILLE, S.C. – James (Jim) Bannister and Bruce Bannister of Bannister, Wyatt & Stalvey, LLC, have been named 2019 Super Lawyers in South Carolina, in the practice areas of criminal law and family law, respectively. Super Lawyers is a rating service comprised of lawyers from 70 practice areas who have attained a […]
March 28, 2019
youth expungement in SC

Expungement and Youth

Expungement and Youth The “Tough on Crime” era that began in the ‘80s was intended to keep citizens safer by increasing spending on and devotion to stricter law enforcement and, subsequently, increasing convictions. In 2015, state and local governments spent $181 billion1 on law enforcement endeavors. The criminal justice budget […]
March 21, 2019

Starting the Expungement Process

Starting the Expungement Process  In the age of the internet, it is easier than ever for potential landlords, employers, higher education admissions offices and youth volunteer organizations to gain access to public records regarding your experiences with the law. Even petty misdemeanors, non-convictions and arrests that never brought formal charges […]
March 21, 2019

Managing Partner James Bannister Named One of South Carolina Bar’s 2019 Leadership in Law Honorees

The SC Bar recently recognized its 2019 “Leadership in Law” honorees, including Bannister, Wyatt & Stalvey’s managing partner James (Jim) Bannister. This award recognizes attorneys from across the state who have achieved success in their practice, made a contribution to society, and have a positive impact on the legal profession. Jim […]