Harvey & Battey: A Century of Service

Your Trusted Law Firm in Beaufort, SC

Since 1922

Serving Beaufort, SC and the Lowcountry area since 1922.

We’re here to help. Call us at (843) 524-3109 or schedule a consultation below with one of our experienced lawyers today.

Beaufort South Carolina’s premiere law firm with areas of practice in Personal Injury, real estate, and more

The heart and soul of any law firm exist within its attorneys and staff. Harvey & Battey’s present complement of attorneys and associates provide services that include litigation in state and federal court, as well as legal transactions involving residential and commercial real estate, corporate, finance, and taxation matters.

In cases of personal injury, we want to ensure your rights are protected. If you have been injured due to someone else’s negligence, we offer a free initial consultation to explain your rights.

Our Areas of Practice

For the last 100 years, our Beaufort law firm has been meeting clients’ needs with our award-winning, experienced attorneys who get proven results.

Personal Injury Lawyers in Beaufort, SC

Personal Injury

If you have been injured by another party, that person’s insurance company may lull you into a sense that you are being taken care of. However, that is rarely the case. Insurance companies want to pay you as little as possible — or to avoid paying you anything at all. If you have been injured due to the negligence of someone else, our team at Harvey & Battey offers a free initial consultation to explain your rights.

Auto Accident Attorneys - Beaufort, SC

Auto Accidents

Car and truck accidents can involve complex legal and insurance issues. Disputes frequently arise over liability; serious injuries can disrupt your life for a long time. Our lawyers will handle the legal and insurance issues of your case so you can concentrate on recovering your health.

Family Law Attorneys - Beaufort, SC

Family Law

Family Law matters, whether they involve matrimonial law, domestic relations, disputes and/or abuse, disrupt the everyday life of ordinary people, like you.

Real Estate Attorneys - Beaufort, SC

Real Estate Legal Services

Buying and/or selling real property in today’s world is a complicated process and requires an extensive and thorough knowledge of both contract and real estate law. Attorneys Tom Davis, Kevin Dukes and David Tedder, as well as our full-time real estate paralegals, make up Harvey & Battey’s real estate department.

Condemnation & Eminent Domain Attorneys - Beaufort, SC

Condemnation & Eminent Domain

Our Beaufort law firm has an extensive network of engineers, appraisers and professionals that help us protect clients’ rights and recover amounts to which the landowner is legally entitled in condemnation and eminent domain cases – true “just compensation.”

Business Law Attorneys - Beaufort, SC

Business Law

When starting your business you must select among various types of entities, such as: C Corporations and S Corporations, Limited Liability Companies (“LLC’s”), General and Limited Partnerships, Sole Proprietorships, and Joint Ventures. Each format has unique legal and tax aspects that must be analyzed to fit your particular requirements. Harvey & Battey can advise you on the best choice and help you with the legal processes of forming your new business entity

Estate Planning & Probate Attorneys - Beaufort, SC

Estate Planning & Probate Services

Our goal is for you to encounter your trying and often emotional periods with the peace of mind that can only come from proper preparation. Harvey & Battey offers you a full range of estate planning and estate settlement services.

Litigation Attorneys - Beaufort, SC


Our litigation team members at Harvey and Battey carry out the firm’s litigation and appellate practices in civil, criminal, and governmental law areas at all levels of municipal, state and federal court systems.

mediation services at harvey and battey beaufort sc


Not all legal disputes require a judge or courtroom. In fact, a majority of cases are settled with mediation services. At Harvey and Battey, you can explore mediation as an alternative dispute resolution through our team of experienced, certified mediation attorneys.

Order of the Palmetto

Colden Battey, Jr.

Recipient of the 2024 Order of the Palmetto

Established by Governor John C. West in 1971, the Order of the Palmetto is the State of South Carolina’s highest civilian honor. It is presented in recognition of a lifetime of extraordinary achievement, service, and contributions on a national or statewide scale.

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