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Your ID is about to get REAL

The world of air travel is open again despite COVID-19.  Make sure you are ready by getting your REAL ID now. Beginning October 1, 2021, you must have a REAL ID to board a domestic, commercial flight; enter a secure… Read Full Article »

We must remember 9/11

It’s hard to believe that the attacks on September 11 that killed nearly 3,000 people and injured over 25,000 were 19 years ago.  For some of us, like me, it seems like yesterday. I remember exactly where I was on… Read Full Article »

Property Damage: What am I Entitled to When My Car or Truck is Damaged as a Result of a Collision?

Dealing with the repair or replacement of your car or truck after a collision can be a very frustrating experience.  Having a basic knowledge of the elements of damage to which you are entitled, however, can relieve at least some… Read Full Article »

Covid19

COVID-19: a time for reflection

Wow!  Who would have thought that a virus could bring us to our current dilemma?  It’s upsetting!  It will cause both the weak and those who consider themselves to be strong to participate in serious reflections.  It’s a perfect storm… Read Full Article »

Case Summary: Turner v. Medical University of South Carolina

The South Carolina Court of Appeals recently decided a medical malpractice case involving allegations of negligence against an anesthesiologist. In Turner v. Medical University of South Carolina, Opinion No. 5723, 2020 WL 2182256 (S.C. Ct. App. May 6, 2020), a… Read Full Article »

What rights do pedestrians have on South Carolina roadways?

There are many restrictions on pedestrians in South Carolina with regard to our roadways. There are also many restrictions on motorists on South Carolina roadways. Motorists have a duty to operate vehicles with due care in South Carolina. With many… Read Full Article »

What’s age got to do with it?

Once my family sold The Beacon restaurant, I had the opportunity to take my father out for breakfast. He wanted to go to Hardee’s, the original Hardee’s located on Kennedy Street and built by Jerry Richardson, a friend of my… Read Full Article »

Do mothers have the upper hand in custody decisions?

When the parties in a divorce action have one or more minor children, custody and visitation can quickly become a contested issue.  With the abolishment of the Tender Years Doctrine in 1994, the preference for awarding custody to the mother… Read Full Article »

What counts as a probate asset following the death of a relative?

A question that a lot of people have following a relative’s death is what counts as a probate asset and what does not count as a probate asset.  For some assets, the use of the word “and” or “or” can… Read Full Article »

It’s never too late.

I don’t wear my faith on my sleeve, and I am indeed a sinner. But I, like everyone, am only human. It’s never too late to give your life to Jesus—until it is. It’s not ours to know when that time will come, but come it may. Continue reading