Tag Archives: Georgetown County

Criminal Practice – Constitutional – Attorneys – Effective Assistance – Guilty Plea – Pending Charges – LWOP (access required)

Taylor v. State Even if petitioner had known that, because of a recidivism statute, a guilty plea in Georgetown County could subject him to a sentence of life without the possibility of parole for charges pending against him Williamsburg County, petitioner has not shown that he would have refused to plead guilty in Georgetown County. Therefore, petitioner has not shown that he was prejudiced by the assistance of his plea counsel in Georgetown County

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Criminal Practice – Appeals – Subject-Matter Jurisdiction – Preservation for Review – Civil Procedure (access required)

State v. Oxner. (Lawyers Weekly No. 010-015-11, 3 pp.) (Costa M. Pleicones, J.) (Jean Hoefer Toal, Ch.J., joined by Donald W. Beatty, J., dissenting) Appealed from Georgetown County Circuit Court. (Diane Schafer Goodstein, J.) S.C. S. Ct. Click here for ...

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Real Property – Restrictive Covenants – Amendment – Developer’s Right – Insufficient Remaining Interest – Tort/Negligence – Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress (access required)

AJG Holdings LLC v. Dunn. Where the developer had sold all the land she once owned in the subdivision, she no longer had the power to amend the subdivision's restrictive covenants. The developer's purported . . .

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