Charleston Disorderly Conduct Lawyer
If you have been arrested for disorderly conduct in Charleston, Mount Pleasant, North Charleston, Folly Beach or James Island, call Charleston disorderly conduct lawyer John W. Molony to ensure 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 do anything else that requires a criminal background check.
What Is "Disorderly Conduct" In Charleston?
- 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 concert venues may be "public places" even when privately owned.
Call A Charleston Disorderly Conduct Lawyer
Call Charleston disorderly conduct lawyer John W. Molony now and request a free consultation to discuss your charges and your legal options. When you retain criminal defense attorney John W. Molony, you can expect to have an lawyer who will fight for you, listen to you, answer your phone calls and devote the time that your case requires. John W. Molony Law Firm, LLC is conveniently located in James Island and defends Charleston clients charged with disorderly conduct.
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