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Criminal Defense Attorneys in Columbia, SC

Thompson & Hiller Defense Firm are criminal defense lawyers who only accept criminal defense cases in SC. We have offices in Columbia, SC, and Myrtle Beach SC.Learn More »
Criminal defense lawyers in Columbia SC Myrtle Beach SC

Representative Cases

The criminal defense attorneys at the Thompson & Hiller Defense Firm have obtained dismissals, pre-trial diversion resulting in dismissals, or acquittals following trial in hundreds of cases.Learn More »
Criminal defense lawyers in Columbia SC Myrtle Beach SC

Criminal Defense Lawyers in Myrtle Beach, SC

An overview of criminal law in SC and common types of criminal defense cases handled by the attorneys at the Thompson & Hiller Defense Firm including violent crimes, drug crimes, property crimes, DUI, traffic offenses, PCRs, and criminal appeals.Learn More »

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Drug Trafficking Charges in South Carolina

Drug trafficking charges in SC may not mean what you think – many people are surprised when they are charged with drug trafficking because 1) they are not accused of crossing state lines with the drugs and 2) they didn’t have that much drugs on them when they were arrested… If you think “narco-traffickers smuggling ...


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Applying the Bill of Rights to Your Kids

“It’s not fair!” “Don’t I have rights?” What about the Bill of Rights... A couple of weeks ago, we talked about how we could apply the rules of evidence to our kids. What if we teach our kids the rights that all Americans are guaranteed in the US Constitution, and give them at least some ...


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Does President Biden’s Pardon for Simple Possession of Marijuana Convictions Affect SC State Offenses?

On October 6, 2022, President Biden issued a pardon for all US citizens and lawful permanent residents who have been convicted of simple possession of marijuana under federal law. The most common question we have gotten since the news broke is “how does this affect me?” In most cases, it doesn’t. Unfortunately, the pardon only ...