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Two Strom Law Attorneys Fight for Equality in SC’s Domestic Violence Law

Two Attorneys at the Strom Law Firm Fight for Egalitarian Application of South Carolina’s Domestic Violence Law Last year, after South Carolinian’s expressed outrage that the state consistently ranked first for number of women killed in domestic violence situations by their male partners, the southern state finally updated its domestic violence … [Read more...]

Task Force Says New Domestic Violence Statute Enforced Unevenly

Vague Wording and Inconsistencies in South Carolina’s Changes to Domestic Violence Laws Leads to Confusion In August, Governor Nikki Haley heard from a task force of 130 people from 66 different law enforcement agencies about their efforts to handle domestic violence incidents with the new laws, which have been in place since June of this year. … [Read more...]

Strom Law Firm Seeks Revision of Domestic Violence Statute

Domestic Violence Statute Vague Regarding Same Sex Married Couples Strom Law Firm Attorneys Bakari Sellers and Alexandra Benevento are asking the South Carolina Supreme Court to strike down a portion of the new domestic violence statute, arguing that it is unconstitutional as applied to unmarried, same-sex couples. Sellers and Benevento have … [Read more...]

Hostage in Domestic Violence Situation Finds Relief With Help From Pizza Hut

Florida Mother Held Hostage in Domestic Violence Situation Writes Plea into Online Pizza Hut Order In an astonishing plea for help, a woman in Florida, who was being held hostage in a domestic violence situation with her three children, managed to outsmart her boyfriend who was holding her hostage by placing an online order with Pizza Hut, and … [Read more...]

SC Domestic Violence Bill Will Retain Gun Ban

SC Senate Rejects Removal of Gun Ban from Domestic Violence Bill The South Carolina Senate rejected efforts to remove the gun ban from an anti-domestic violence bill that is slowly making its way through the legislature. Sen. Larry Martin, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and the bill’s sponsor, said he was reluctant to remove the gun … [Read more...]

Fiancé of Teen Mom 2 Star Charged with Domestic Abuse

Dad of Teen Mom 2 Star’s Child Charged with Domestic Abuse of Fiancée The fiancé of MTV’s hit “Teen Mom 2” was charged with domestic abuse and later released from a jail in South Carolina. Jenelle Evans, 22, is the star of the show. She has a son with fiancé Nathan Griffith, 27, who co-stars with her and her child. The pair currently live in … [Read more...]

Domestic Violence Bill Will Move Forward with Gun Restrictions Intact

SC Judiciary Panel Votes to Move Forward with Domestic Violence Bill Including Gun Restrictions After last year’s national report on criminal domestic violence showed that South Carolina still ranked top in the nation for number of women killed in domestic violence situations, the state’s legislators have become serious about strengthening laws to … [Read more...]

Woman Arrested on Criminal Domestic Violence Charges after Choking Blanket Hog Boyfriend

SC Woman Choked Boyfriend for Hogging Blankets, Faces Criminal Domestic Violence Charges No one likes it when their partner steals the covers in the night, especially in the middle of winter. One woman from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, took her anger a little too far – to the point of criminal domestic violence charges. Myrtle Beach Police were … [Read more...]

South Carolina man faces SC Criminal Law after attacking girlfriend, dog

A man arrested in Myrtle Beach, SC, faces SC Criminal Law for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend. He is also accused of throwing her dog against a wall. Police arrested the man Sunday in Myrtle Beach. 23-year-old Randy Joseph Thompson was charged with criminal domestic violence, mistreatment of animals, and hindering arrest.  According to the … [Read more...]

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