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South Carolina Criminal Lawyers

Facing Criminal Charges in South Carolina?

At Harvey & Battey, P.A., we understand the complexities and challenges individuals face when confronted by the government with criminal charges. With unwavering dedication, our practice is committed to providing unparalleled legal representation in criminal matters. Whether you need a lawyer for a DUI/DWI, assault, traffic offense, or other criminal charges, our experienced team of criminal defense attorneys is ready to help. With over 100 years of proven success in the courtroom, we stand as defenders of justice, ensuring that every client receives the vigorous defense they deserve.  Schedule your free initial consultation with Attorney Austin M. Blake by contacting our office. 


At the core of our practice is a commitment to individualized and strategic representation. We recognize that each case is unique, requiring a tailored approach to address specific legal nuances. Our team of experienced criminal defense attorneys is well-versed in navigating the intricacies of the legal system. From minor traffic offenses to complex felony cases, we approach every situation with diligence, tenacity, and a deep understanding of the law.


We prioritize our clients’ well-being, advocating for their rights with passion and expertise. Communication is paramount, and we work closely with our clients to ensure they are well-informed and actively involved in their defense strategy. With a focus on building strong attorney-client relationships, we strive to alleviate the stress that often accompanies legal challenges.  Like our esteemed senior partner Mr. Battey says: “We want to be your lawyers for life.”


Our practice covers a broad spectrum of criminal law cases, including but not limited to DUI/DWI, drug offenses, assault, theft, and white-collar crimes. Irrespective of the charge, we bring a wealth of experience to the table, consistently achieving favorable outcomes for our clients.

When you retain Harvey & Battey, P.A. as your criminal lawyers, you are choosing a team dedicated to safeguarding your rights and securing the best possible resolution for your criminal law case. Let us navigate the legal terrain for you, providing the steadfast support you need during challenging times.

Common Questions Related to Criminal Law in South Carolina

Q: Do I need a lawyer for a DUI / DWI in South Carolina?

A: We strongly recommend hiring an experienced and trusted criminal defense attorney because not only is DUI law in South Carolina complex, but a DUI conviction has serious consequences. 

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For more information or to discuss your case with an experienced criminal lawyer at Harvey & Battey, call (843) 524-3109 or request a consultation with us below.