Criminal Defense

Innocent Until Proven Guilty


A criminal charge is not automatically a conviction, so remember that you are innocent until proven guilty. We represent clients charged with felonies and misdemeanors in South Carolina’s state courts, city or municipal courts and magistrate or summary courts. We will obtain all information from the police and prosecutors to investigate your case, as our goal is to get your charges dropped or reduced and ultimately, keep you from serving a jail sentence.
DUI & DUAC Charges

As a former DUI prosecutor in Greenville and Anderson Counties, and as an attorney who defends people charged with driving under the influence, Jason Elliott is experienced and skilled in DUI law. Representing a client charged with a DUI in South Carolina is complicated and you need an experienced DUI lawyer.

As soon as you are charged with a DUI, contact us immediately so we can examine your case and the evidence to ensure that your rights are protected. Remember that a DUI charge is not a DUI conviction. Our goal is to keep the DUI off your record and for you to keep your driver’s license.

Implied Consent and your Driver’s License

In South Carolina, if arrested for DUI, a driver gives implied consent to have his or her breath, blood or urine tested for alcohol or drugs. Most often, a person charged with DUI will be asked to submit to a breathalyzer (DataMaster) test.

Jason Elliott can help you if your driver’s license is suspended for failing to submit to testing or if you do perform the test and your blood alcohol level is above certain limits. You only have a limited amount of time in which you may apply for a hearing to seek reinstatement of your driver’s license. To help you get your driver’s license back, contact us as soon as possible.

Criminal Charges

Jason Elliott Law Firm represents individuals charged with felonies and misdemeanors in state, county or city courts in Greenville County, Spartanburg County, Anderson County, Pickens County, Oconee County, Laurens County and Cherokee County.

Contact us if you are charged with any felony or misdemeanor, including but not limited to: DUI, DUAC, DUS, felony DUI, reckless driving, speeding, habitual traffic offenses, burglary, larceny, robbery, theft, assault and battery, criminal domestic violence (CDV), harassment, stalking, resisting arrest, unlawful use of a telephone, fraud, bribery, breach of trust, bad check, drug possession, drug manufacturing, drug distribution, criminal sexual conduct, ABHAN, ABWIK, murder, possession of alcohol by a minor, or contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

Bond Hearings

To set bond in your case, Jason Elliott Law Firm can work with the prosecutor and also represent you at your bond hearing. The Constitution guarantees that you are entitled to reasonable bond in most situations. If you need help getting a bond or at a bond revocation hearing, contact us today.

Preliminary Hearings

You are entitled to a preliminary hearing following an arrest on certain charges.  At the hearing, the state must prove that probable cause existed to arrest you.

Probation Hearings

Jason Elliott Law Firm is capable and ready to represent you at a probation revocation hearing. If your assigned officer is trying to revoke your probation and send you to jail you should seriously consider retaining an attorney to protect your rights. Contact us at any time if you face a probation revocation hearing.

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