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Pretrial Intervention – FAQ – South Carolina

What is Pretrial Intervention (PTI)?  PTI is an alternative to the typical trial process. Instead of pleading guilty or not guilty, a defendant can be put into PTI. This program allows the defendant to complete alternative rehabilitation and restitution programs through a district attorney mandated format. The pretrial intervention program is not run by the …

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Assault and Battery : Felony vs. Misdemeanor Charges in South Carolina

In South Carolina assault, also known as assault and battery, are very serious charges. Even though they are categorized as both felonies and misdemeanors depending on the specific charge they can drastically affect someone’s life. Apart from third-degree assault and battery, each charge can carry prison terms of over one year and up to 20 …

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White-Collar Crime: Famous Cases

Some forms of white-collar crime include bribery, embezzlement, fraud, identity theft, money laundering, tax evasion, and others. In this article, you can read about some of the most famous cases of white-collar crimes including one of South Carolina’s most famous political corruption scandals.

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Induction to ABOTA

Kent Law Firm LLC is proud to announce Shaun Kent’s induction to ABOTA – The American Board of Trial Advocates. Shaun is proud to have been invited, and this puts him among the elite group of legal professionals in the United States. Being accepted into the ABOTA is one of the highest professional honors for …

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