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
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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 […]
March 15, 2019
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What Can | Can’t Be Expunged

What Can And What Can’t Be Expunged From Your Record In South Carolina   When a person is convicted of a crime, that person usually acquires a criminal record, which can be accessed by future employers, educational institutions and landlords, among others. A criminal record can have serious implications on […]
March 5, 2019
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Financial Ramifications Of Divorce

What Are Some Financial Ramifications Of Divorce? While divorce offers a fresh start, it usually causes significant strain on many aspects of day-to-day life, including the management and state of your finances. If you are in the midst of planning for a divorce, it’s important to prepare yourself for all […]