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North Charleston Defense Attorney / Traffic Cases
Criminal attorney Tim Amey defends Charleston, SC traffic ticket cases and can help you better understand what is possible in your particular case. Different courts and different officers operate on a broad spectrum at this level of government.
Municipal courts are “traffic courts” in the truest sense. They cannot hear anything but criminal cases. Traffic tickets make up the largest segment of cases in these courts. North Charleston SC criminal defense attorney Tim Amey is the former Chief Prosecutor for the city’s municipal court.
Unlike Municipal Court, Magistrate’s Court is run by the County (not City) in which it is located. Magistrate Courts handle a variety of issues, including DUI, traffic tickets, assault & battery and CDV with punishments of a fine not exceeding $500 plus assessments or imprisonment not exceeding 30 days or both.
Driving Under Suspension
Prosecuting for North Charleston, SC for the better part of a decade criminal defense attorney Tim Amey handled hundreds of Driving Under Suspension cases. Driving Under Suspension or DUS is one of very few moving violations that almost always ends in an arrest.