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Fred Wallace Woods Jr.

Fred Woods’s Answers

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  • Can a minor claim a settlement if they were a passenger in an accident in South Carolina but insured by a Florida company?

    My 3 year old was in an accident with his uncle who was determined at fault,insured by Florida insurance company, my son had minor injuries, mostly emotional afterwards, can my child still get a settlement claim beyond his medical expenses? Even ...

    Fred’s Answer

    A passenger is able to get a recovery against the driver of the vehicle. Contact a personal injury attorney asap.

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  • I was False Imprisoned, what can I do for correcting this and can I file on my own, or how do I get assistants?

    I was cited for a 3rd DUS, but was not driving when a ticket was issued!

    Fred’s Answer

    You need to get a lawyer asap to help you , this is not something that you should do on your own.

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  • Can a 27 year old be charged for having sex with a 17 year old in South Carolina ?

    This 27 year old has a record for assault and child support charges.

    Fred’s Answer

    Yes. If the 27 year old had sex with the 17 year old when that person was 16 years old then they can be charged. Contact a lawyer about this situation and get some help asap.

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  • Is a felony forgery charge eligible for expungement in the State of SC if you have received a full pardon for all charges?

    I have 2 felony forgery charges in SC 1 in Lexington County and 1 in Richland County. I served my time paid all fines have been clean clear ever since. the charges are about 5 years apart and the last one was in 1993 served my time released in 1...

    Fred’s Answer

    A felony on your record is not eligible for expungement.

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  • What happens with truancy?

    If you stop going to school when you are 16 I understand you will be marked as truant. But what happens when you turn 18? Can you still be picked up and charged with truancy, even if no police officer has done anything about it up to that point? O...

    Fred’s Answer

    If you are going to school and at your age that would be high school then you can be charged with truancy if you don't go to school.

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  • Can my burglary 1st be dropped to trespassing?

    The victim wants to drop charges I'm willing to pay for the things I broke. It's already in the statement that she heard it break but didn't see me break it should i go ahead and pay for it and wish for a better outcome or try to get it dismissed....

    Fred’s Answer

    The prosecutor is the one who can dismiss or continue the charge. Contact and hire a lawyer to represent you on the Burglary 1st cases. You really need to get some help now to avoid prosecution and possible jail time.

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  • If a bond revoked will I was in the hosipal and warrant was issue for my arrest now in jail again waiting what can I do

    Can I do was charge with second degree arson for setting a rug on fire while off my med

    Fred’s Answer

    Contact and hire a lawyer, get your medical records to show where you were at the time and ask for another hearing.

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  • If I was charged with burglary but I paid the victim restitution before court could the charges be dropped?

    I paid for the door I broker down

    Fred’s Answer

    No, the charge cannot be dropped. If you paid the victim this may even be an admission of guilt.

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  • Can I drop charges

    I pressed burglary & kidnapping charges against my child's father but I regret it can I drop them?

    Fred’s Answer

    You cannot drop the charge on your own. The prosecutor has the choice to continue the charge or dismiss the charge. it is unlikely it can be dismissed but ask the prosecutor anyway.

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  • If a charge is on my background when the case was dismissed should I get a lawyer?

    About a year ago me and 4 friends went into walmart where we attend college at. One of the undercover security accused us of shoplifting. But I never even pick anything up and the camera Showed I didn't had anything. We went to court and the ju...

    Fred’s Answer

    You were never convicted of a crime so the charge should be eligible for expungement from your record. Expungements are done through the PTI (Pre-Trial Intervention) office or through the solicitor's office in your county. Call the solicitor's office and ask for the office that handles expungements. Contact a lawyer about the $160 fee to Wal-Mart, you should not owe that fee.

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