I would suggest talking to your lawyer about your concern. Fee agreements vary from lawyers to lawyer, and although there is a fee dispute board, most lawyers will talk to you and treat you fairly. A lot of time, much of what your attorney does is behind the scenes and you don't always realize what all they have been doing.
Please clarify why you came back to the school and what is the alleged basis for beach of peace. If it is just I am tired of this that is not sufficient. you know I can never say jail will not happen but it will likely be a fine up to about $1100. But I would suggest contacting an attorney to fight it. If you win it will keep your record clean and you might have a claim against the cops and or school
You can fight this but honestly it is probably not worth your time to research it or fight it. I hate to say that because I am somewhat of an idealist, but 1) you will likely lose and 2) even if you win it will likely be a pyrrhic victory when you look at the time you spent.
The law basically says that traffic signs are presumed to be correctly placed when the DOT or their authorized agent places them there. So traffic studies are not required so long as the sign was placed there by DOT or...
I think at this point you will have to wait until after he is arrested. I say that because apparently the police are unwilling to drop it. A prosecutor might have a different view but I would talk your friends attorney before talking to a prosecutor.
I can't exactly say you won't get in trouble because I don't know all the facts, but generally if you have told the truth you will not get in trouble.
Sounds like an abc violation not an open container. I have not handled one of these charges in a few years. So I might be wrong but I don't believe there is anywhere lower most cops will go. I would call a local DUI attorney in town. I would suggest Marybeth Mullaney she is out of mt pleasant and might be able to help you out.
First thing you need to do is get a lawyer. Do not try to do this yourself. Medical Mao practice cases are very complicated. There are also strict statue of limitations. I would be happy to discuss this case with you or point you in the right direction.