Charleston Disorderly Conduct Lawyer
If you have been arrested for disorderly conduct in Charleston, Mount Pleasant, North Charleston or James Island then it is critical you call Charleston disorderly lawyer John W. Molony to make certain your rights and your record are protected. Under South Carolina law, Public Disorderly Conduct is a misdemeanor, and penalties include up to $100 in fines and up to thirty days in jail. However, convictions for disorderly conduct can result in more serious consequences. After a disorderly conduct conviction, that criminal record may impact your ability to work, rent an apartment or any do anything else that requires a criminal background check.
What Can Be Charged As "Disorderly Conduct"?
- Gross Intoxication In a Public Place
- Use of Profanity In a Public Place or Within Hearing Distance of a Schoolhouse or Church
- Discharging a Firearm Without Good Cause, Either While Intoxicated or Pretending to be Intoxicated
In terms of Public Disorderly Conduct charges, "public place" can mean any place that is open to the public. For instance, bars, restaurants or music venues may be "public places" even when privately owned.
Contact a Charleston Disorderly Conduct Lawyer
If you are facing Disorderly Conduct charges, then request a free consultation today with Charleston criminal defense attorney John W. Molony for a thorough review of your case and your legal options. When you retain John W. Molony Law Firm, LLC, expect to have an attorney who fights for you, answers your phone calls and devotes the time and personal attention that your case requires. John W. Molony Law Firm, LLC is conveniently located on James Island and defends the rights of Charleston clients facing DUI charges.
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