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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 »

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 »

Memorial Day

My Gift of Life Today: A Gift on Memorial Day

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the funeral for the father of one of my best friends.  William Harold Simmons lived to the ripe age of 91 and passed away peacefully at his home.  He was born in… Read Full Article »

Covid19

COVID-19 and our commitment to you

The management team of Harrison White, P.C. is closely monitoring the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as well as recommendations made by government and public health officials. Our primary concern is the safety and health of our staff, clients and community. Continue reading

What’s in a name? And what if you want to change it?

There are many reasons people want to change their names or the names of their children in South Carolina. Some may want to change their names after a divorce, while others may want to do so for religious reasons or simply because they dislike their current name. Continue reading

What happens if you don’t have a will in South Carolina?

The laws contained in Title 62, the Probate Code, of the South Carolina Code of Laws will determine how your estate will be divided.  In simplified form, the division of your estate will occur as follows if you do not… Read Full Article »

What is the attorney-client privilege?

The attorney-client privilege protects against the disclosure of confidential communications by a client to his or her attorney and it may apply to communications from a lawyer to his or her client. This means that, if the attorney-client privilege applies, neither you nor your lawyer can be compelled to divulge your written or oral communications. Continue reading

How do you know when it is time to get an attorney?

Everybody will probably need the help of an attorney at some point in his or her life.  There are many different types of attorneys, and they all exist to help their clients in times of need.  We have six main… Read Full Article »

What you need to know about a trucking case

There are two types of motor carriers in the United States: interstate and intrastate. Interstate carriers provide transportation services across state borders and they are required to register with the Secretary of Transportation. An intrastate carrier, however, has its operations… Read Full Article »

Traffic tickets: the good, the bad, and the ugly

So you get pulled over by law enforcement—the highway patrol, a municipality officer, or even a sheriff’s deputy—and the nice officer issues a traffic citation and summons for a traffic violation. Traffic violations include ones issued for speeding, following too… Read Full Article »