Pet peeve: certificates of service in South Carolina trial courts

October 9, 2020

Can someone please explain why so many attorneys prepare, and often file, certificates of service in South Carolina trial courts? I assume it’s because they

Disciplinary opinion clarifies rules on records subpoenas in family court

November 16, 2016

#79 on my November 14, 2011 list of “One hundred things I don’t know about South Carolina family law,” reads, “Can one issue subpoenas duces

Obtaining electronically stored information in electronically stored format

July 21, 2016

A common idea among litigators is that an excellent way to hide damaging information is to produce it with a whole bunch of innocuous information.

Certificates of service in South Carolina state courts

August 20, 2014

Many attorneys issue certificates of service (also known as proofs of service) with the motions, orders, pleadings and discovery they issue in filed cases. I

Common Rule 11 violations in discovery requests and objections

April 3, 2014

I’m not sure my fellow members of the bar are aware they are doing it, but I see a whole lot of Rule 11 violations