Summerville is a town that extends into Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester Counties and is home to 49,000 residents, including some of the finest Charleston lawyers. Summerville is a principal city of the Charleston-North Carleston-Summerville Metropolitan Area. Summerville was settled following the Revolutionary War and is referred to as Flowertown today by many locals.
Lawyers in Summerville take a diverse selection of cases including chapter 7 bankruptcy, wrongful termination, automobile injury, immigration visa, and criminal cases like felony charges. Summerville lawyers are especially knowledgeable of local courts and their procedures.
Recently in Summerville, a local judge decided that the death of Sandra Carter’s son, Justin Bregenzer, who was a 22-year old nonviolent offender was stabbed to death in his jail cell was on the hands of state officials. Carter will be compensated $50,000 by the Corrections Department for her Bregenzer’s death. Bregenzer was reportedly jailed for breaking into cars.
If you have a wrongful death case to file in Summerville you will be heading to the Charleston County Circuit Court. South Carolina Circuit Courts are responsible for hearing tort, family, juvenile, criminal, probate, civil, and many other Summerville cases. The U.S. District Court is responsible for hearing any chapter 7 or 13 bankruptcy cases. If you’re looking to clear up an immigration issue, the U.S. Immigration Court has sole jurisdiction.
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