If youÍre facing criminal charges or DUI charges in West Columbia, South Carolina, you need a qualified criminal defense lawyer fighting for your rights. Having a criminal record can seriously impact your future. Fortunately, the law and the Constitution offer important protections to all individuals facing criminal charges. You have the right to seek the counsel of a criminal defense lawyer and are innocent until proven guilty. Wayne Floyd is a criminal and DUI lawyer serving the people of West Columbia, South Carolina.
Being charged with a crime can be frightening and stressful for everyone involved. Your reputation is on the line and your future is at stake. Wayne combines compassionate counsel with aggressive litigation. HeÍll take the time to understand your case, the nature of your arrest, and work to uncover any evidence to support your innocence. Wayne understands South Carolina law, and makes sure that his clients receive the just trial they deserve. For instance, under South Carolina law, officers are required to follow very strict procedures when administering breath tests and when arresting suspects. If your officer fails to follow these procedures properly, your charges may be dropped.
In South Carolina, your breath test will be videotaped. Wayne will review the tapes, while also keeping you informed about the progress of your case. For instance, if there are defects in the video tape, if the tape is too blurry, or if you are not in the shot, your case may be dismissible. While South CarolinaÍs DUI laws are among the toughest in the country, the state also protects your rights by requiring officers to submit proper evidence before a conviction can be made. If youÍre facing criminal charges in West Columbia, South Carolina, you need a criminal defense attorney on your side. Wayne Floyd may be able to help you.