Say your opposing counsel uncovered a South Carolina Supreme Court decision that just kills your case. You tried to distinguish it and use other techniques to deal with it, but the case is there. The trial court relied on it to toss your case, and the Court of Appeals will likely agree that the precedent controls.
So what do you do? Continue reading “How to Bypass the SC Court of Appeals”
What happens when a client hires you only as trial counsel and then wants to appeal or needs to defend an appeal? May you simply remind the client about your limited representation and send him or her away? Continue reading “Trial Lawyer – Order = Appellate Lawyer”
South Carolina statutes granting attorney fees include fees for work on appeal and after a remand. And after remand, the trial court may grant statutory appellate fees even if the appellate court earlier denied a Rule 222, SCACR, motion for the standard appellate fee. Continue reading “SC Statutory Fees Include Appellate Fees”