Hilton Head Island is home of the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, Coastal Discovery Museum, Hilton Head Choral Society, and the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra to name a few attractions that make it so popular for tourists. Hilton Head Island is home to 75,000 Beaufort County residents; however, tourist season brings an average 200,000 more, including many Charleston lawyers, to the various resorts and vacation homes. Hilton Head Island dates back to 1663 but wasn’t incorporated as a town until 1983.
Much of the population may be seasonal but Hilton Head Island is a great place to find a reputable lawyer who can handle your case. Lawyers in Hilton Head Island take a diverse selection of cases including divorce, bankruptcy, DUI, real property, and probate issues among others.
Recently, Hilton Head Island was stricken with a spike in burglaries that police arrested Sonny Michael Vazquez in connection with. Investigators raided Vazquez’s residence where they found stockpiles of electronics and other valuables. Hilton Head Island police think there are other involved in the 30 plus burglaries that have been reported in the past few months.
If you have a civil case to file in Hilton Head Island then you will be heading to the Beaufort County Circuit Court which is responsible for handling tort, real property with no limit, and contract cases in addition to solely handling civil and felony cases. The Beaufort County Family Court is responsible for hearing all domestic relation cases like child custody, divorce, protection order, and support cases like child and spousal support. Bankruptcy cases in Hilton Head Island should be filed with the U.S. District Court.
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