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Administrative Law.......................... 5 Appellate Practice............................. 6 Bankruptcy Law................................ 6 Consumer Law.................................. 6 Corporate and Business Law........... 7 Criminal Law..................................... 7 Elder Law........................................ 12 Environmental Law........................ 12 Evidence.......................................... 13 Family Law...................................... 13 Government Law............................ 17 Health Law...................................... 18 Insurance......................................... 18 Labor & Employment......................19 Legal Ethics......................................19 Legal Writing....................................19 Paralegal......................................... 20 Practice and Procedure.................. 21 Probate & Estate Planning............. 28 Real Estate...................................... 30 Tax Law........................................... 32 Technology...................................... 33 Torts................................................. 34 Workersâ€™ Compensation................ 34 Books That Inspire.......................... 35
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SOUTH CAROLINA BAR-CLE 2011 PUBLICATIONS ADMINISTRATIVE LAW
South Carolina Administrative Practice and Procedure, Second Edition Edited by Randolph R. Lowell
Administrative law in South Carolina has undergone radical and pervasive changes in the last 20 years. Not only has the body of case law dramatically increased, state agency regulatory schemes have grown, due process standards have been more clearly defined, and administrative procedures have become more formal and consistent. Perhaps the most important development in state administrative practice and procedure over the last two decades has been the creation and expansion of the Administrative Law Court. Administrative law touches practically all facets of everyday life and everyday law practice. It provides the framework by which state government administers service, policy, licensing and permitting, and taxation programs. Administrative law regulates telephone and power rates, determines taxes and rates, protects air and water from pollution, oversees and controls the availability of and access to health care services for many of our citizens, sets insurance rates, controls the sale and distribution of intoxicants, enforces health and sanitation standards on restaurants, sets policy for and controls property use, regulates workplace safety, and performs a host of other functions that affect virtually every segment of everyday society. The revised Second Edition of this book has been totally updated since publication of the First Edition. Now available in hardcover, this valuable and important book covers every major aspect of administrative practice and procedure in this state in a scholarly and practical way. 2008 Edition
The Regulation of Alcoholic Beverages in South Carolina Hon. John D. Geathers Justin R. Werner
South Carolina’s regulation of the manufacture, distribution and sale of alcoholic beverages does not solely affect the liquor industry, but touches upon the operations of countless businesses that engage in the commerce of alcoholic beverages in some way, from retail businesses such as grocery stores and convenience markets to hospitality businesses such as restaurants and hotels. And, beyond the licensed businesses, these laws have implications not only for those individuals who seek to purchase and consume alcoholic beverages, but also for any person who might be affected by the operations of a licensed business, including nearby residents, members of a local church, or parents of children who attend a nearby school. Yet, despite the importance of this regulatory scheme to so many facets of life in South Carolina, the state’s regulation of alcoholic beverages remains somewhat enigmatic, found in a tangle of statutory and regulatory provisions that are rife with confusing nuances and confounding euphemisms. The Regulation of Alcoholic Beverages in South Carolina is a comprehensive legal treatise that demystifies this administrative regulatory scheme for both the practitioner and the layperson alike. The treatise provides a scholarly, yet practical, treatment of South Carolina’s regulation of alcoholic beverages that, among other things, describes the basic federal, state and local legal framework under which these beverages are regulated, details the various types of permits and licenses that are required to engage in the commerce of alcoholic beverages, delineates the process of applying for those permits and licenses with the S.C. Department of Revenue, and, if necessary, litigating matters related to those permits and licenses before the S.C. Administrative Law Court. This rich treatise is heavily annotated and meticulously researched and will provide both the practicing attorney and layperson with a valuable resource when seeking to understand the complexities of South Carolina’s regulation of alcoholic beverages. 2007 Edition
Appellate Practice in South Carolina, Second Edition Chief Justice Jean Hoefer Toal Shahin Vafai Robert A. Muckenfuss
Appellate Practice in South Carolina, Second Edition answers such questions as: How are arguments preserved at trial for appeal? What orders are immediately appealable? How are appeals made to the circuit courts? What is the process for administrative appeals? Repeatedly cited by South Carolina’s appellate courts and fully updated through March 2002, Appellate Practice in South Carolina, Second Edition contains hundreds of citations and covers every important development in South Carolina appellate practice since publication of the First Edition. Appellate Practice in South Carolina, Second Edition is not only a vital handbook for the novice appellate practitioner, but also a strategy guide for the experienced attorney. The insights shared in this important book can make the difference between affirmance or reversal on appeal. 2002 Edition
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The South Carolina Bankruptcy Practice Manual, Second Edition Jan M. Baker C. Jennalyn Dalrymple Lydia A. Eloff
This extraordinary manual covers every major aspect of bankruptcy practice in the District of South Carolina with an organized, scholarly, and practical approach to this complex and challenging area of the law. The South Carolina Bankruptcy Practice Manual, Second Edition discusses the basic tenets of the United States Bankruptcy Code and supplements those discussions with helpful “practice tips” specifically tailored for practice in South Carolina. This incredible “how-to” manual includes a user-friendly CD containing the entire book with hypertext links to the official District of South Carolina Bankruptcy forms–virtually every form you will ever need in Bankruptcy Court in the District of South Carolina. Whether you represent debtors or
creditors, this powerful and easy-to-use CD will save you time and money in completing and filing your client’s paperwork. 2008 Edition
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The South Carolina Consumer Protection Code, Fourth Edition and 2009 Cumulative Supplement Kathleen G. Smith
The South Carolina Consumer Protection Code, Fourth Edition, has legislative and regulatory changes through 2001, as well as analysis of legislation and federal and state appellate cases interpreting the Code. The Fourth Edition has been updated with a 2009 Cumulative Supplement. The S.C. General Assembly amended the Consumer Protection Code at the end of the 2009 session by adding a new Chapter 22 titled “Mortgage Lending” as part of the South Carolina Mortgage Lending Act. The new chapter provides for licensing of mortgage lenders and mortgage originators to conform to the federal Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act of 2008 (the “S.A.F.E. Act”). Other changes include amended regulations under Chapter 7, the Consumer Credit Counseling Act and withdrawal of a declaratory ruling. The 2009 Cumulative Supplement contains earlier changes as well, including Chapter 20 titled “Consumer Identity Theft Protection,” Chapter 23 titled “High-Cost and Consumer Home Loans,” a provision regulating title lending, sections requiring manufactured home disclosures, amended delinquency charge sections, changes to Chapter 6 involving consumer advocacy, changes in procedure involving the Administrative Law Court, amendments affecting discount medical plan organizations, and changes in dollar amounts effective July 1, 2008. Whether you represent creditors or debtors, or you are a member of the regulated community, you need this practical and handy hardcover reference manual. 2004 Edition with 2009 Supplement #528 2009 Cumulative Supplement only #528S
$110.00 $ 30.00
Corporate & Business Law
South Carolina Corporate Practice Manual, Second Edition Prof. Gregory B. Adams Joseph D. Clark Professor Brant J. Hellwig
Prof. James R. Burkhard Sherwood M. Cleveland David A. Merline Jr.
The South Carolina Corporate Practice Manual, Second Edition is a comprehensive and practical handbook designed for both the general practitioner and corporate specialist. This handy resource tracks the entire process of forming and operating most types of corporate entities. Fully updated since the First Edition, the book includes practical instructions on advising clients about selecting the correct corporate entity, choosing and protecting the corporate name, corporate finance and control, and securities. Model articles, bylaws, resolutions, minutes and other forms are included on CD. 2005 Edition
Scott Y. Barnes Professor James R. Burkhard Richard C. Handel Professor Martin C. McWilliams Jr. Burnet R. Maybank III David A. Merline Jr.
South Carolina Limited Liability Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships, Third Edition takes a handson, how-to approach to forming and operating LLCs and LLPs. You will get practical insights on choosing, forming and operating limited liability entities, valuable analysis of tax and securities issues, and most importantly, practical, easy-to-follow instructions and sample forms for preparing South Carolina LLC and LLP operating agreements. The Third Edition contains LLC operating agreements, all of the Secretary of State Official LLC forms and revisions of practically every chapter since the Second Edition. Best of all, your Third Edition entitles you to receive, at no extra charge, a CD containing every operating agreement and form found in the book. #686
Burnet R. Maybank III Jeanne M. Born Glenice B. Pearson
Professor James R. Burkhard A. Oâ€™Neil Rashley Jr.
The South Carolina Nonprofit Corporate Practice Manual is a practical and authoritative resourceâ€”the only one of its kind in South Carolina. It contains 25 chapters covering virtually every aspect of nonprofit corporate practice in South Carolina. This amazing resource will serve you not only as a reliable research guide, but it will also provide you with valuable sample forms on CD. Sample forms on the CD include: Bylaws for Nonprofits With and Without Members; Minutes of the Organizational Meeting; Certificate of Action Taken by Written Consent of Directors/ Incorporators; and a Plan of Indemnification. If you serve on the board of a nonprofit or advise or represent nonprofits, this book is one you cannot afford to miss! 2007 Edition
forms available on cd
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South Carolina Limited Liability Companies & Limited Liability Partnerships, Third Edition
South Carolina Nonprofit Corporate Practice Manual
forms available on cd
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Computer and Intellectual Property Crimes E. Bart Daniel Matthew R. Hubbell Miller W. Shealy Jr.
This powerful publication was written in response to the explosive legislative changes which took place and the increased law enforcement effort in the form of aggressive government techniques such as wiretaps, search warrants and grand jury investigations. This practical, scholarly and authoritative volume addresses multi-agency investigations, newly enacted statutes and federal and state prosecutions. The authors expertly and comprehensively analyze the wide spectrum of issues which arise in the computer and intellectual property criminal arena. They also provide website listings ranging from the Department of Justice, Computer Crimes and Intellectual Property Section (CCIPS), to the South Carolina Computer Crime Center (which has been hailed by F.B.I. Director Robert Mueller as a state-of-theart model for other computer crime centers throughout the country). These sites contain helpful information, continued on next page
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serve as starting points for research and referral, and include links to dozens of related sites touching virtually every aspect of computer and intellectual property law that a practitioner might find useful. 2003 Edition
Criminal Procedure for South Carolina Practitioners NEW Miller W. Shealy Jr. Margaret M. Lawton
This book covers the basic principles of criminal procedure in the investigative stages of the criminal process. Emphasis is on the decisions of the S.C. Supreme Court and the S.C. Court of Appeals. The major U.S. Supreme Court decisions in investigative criminal procedure are summarized along with similar cases from S.C. appellate courts. Where appropriate, attention is also given to relevant statutes and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. This resource will help practitioners quickly locate and grasp the relevant law on investigative criminal procedure as it pertains to searches and seizures, Fifth and Sixth Amendment interrogation and the right to effective counsel issues. 2011 Edition
Drug Litigation in South Carolina, Third Edition Melanie McCulley Yenovkian
Drug Litigation in South Carolina, Third Edition is a comprehensive treatise analyzing South Carolina drug crimes and related issues in a scholarly, balanced and practical manner. For the Third Edition, author Melanie McCulley Yenovkian added Chapter 11 on “Relevant Statutory Provisions.” With more than 100 pages of additional material, this book covers virtually every aspect of South Carolina drug prosecution and defense with analysis of the statutory and case law changes that have occurred since publication of the Second Edition in 2003. The heavily annotated Third Edition contains a survey of Fourth Amendment search and seizure jurisprudence, as well as in-depth coverage of the substantive law of controlled substance offenses as set forth in Title 44 of the South Carolina Code and as interpreted
by the South Carolina appellate courts. Related statutory provisions are also addressed. Helpful “Practice Tips,” including rules of law, reversible error and PCR flags preface each chapter. Statutory provisions relevant to controlled substance litigation are included as appendices. The practical appendices also include the SC Drug Code, SC Rules of Criminal Procedure, SLED Regulations, the State Grand Jury System, PTI, the Youthful Offender Act, a schedule of common controlled substances, and sentencing charts sorted by offense section, offense name and classification. This indispensable volume also includes a convenient Table of Authorities and an index. 2009 Edition
Handling Traffic Cases in South Carolina, Fourth Edition Ronnie M. Cole James B. Huff
Handling Traffic Cases in South Carolina, Fourth Edition, is a comprehensive resource that has been fully updated and revised since publication of the Third Edition. The Fourth Edition includes a new chapter on Driving With an Unlawful Alcohol Concentration (DUAC), and is South Carolina’s most complete reference for issues that can arise in the prosecution and defense of a traffic related case in Magistrate’s or General Sessions Court. This book was written by a talented and experienced team of prosecutors, defense attorneys, representatives of SLED, and experts in the fields of toxicology and drug and alcohol testing. Included in this important book is a wealth of information and advice including sample pleadings, direct and crossexamination questions, and jury charges, as well as SLED forms and policies, case and statutory analysis, and statutory changes.
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Pattern Jury Instructions for Federal Criminal Cases—District of South Carolina NEW Eric Wm. Ruschky
The Fourth Circuit does not have pattern jury instructions formulated by committees of judges
and practitioners and approved by the circuit for use in criminal cases. The purpose of this work is to fill that void by publishing pattern instructions annotated primarily by reference to Fourth Circuit and Supreme Court cases. Authority from other circuits is referenced only when there is no Fourth Circuit or Supreme Court authority on point. This incredible resource, which took more than four years to research, compose and edit, contains more than 740 pages of substantive text. The instructions are organized in six sections, reflecting the order in which jury instructions are generally given. 1. Preliminary Matters Section addresses burden of proof, presumption of innocence, direct and circumstantial evidence, notetaking by jurors, and similar general topics. 2. Specific Criminal Statutes Section provides pattern charges for most federal crimes, separated into crimes under Title 18 and other Titles. Elements of the offense are included for each crime. Where appropriate, definitions of the key words or phrases used in the elements are also provided. Potential affirmative defenses are explained and pertinent case law is cited in footnotes. 3. Definitions Section provides explanations of terms commonly used throughout the criminal code. These are terms whose meaning does not vary depending on the crime charged. 4. Defenses Section provides jury instructions for various defenses to crimes. In addition, it provides defense-specific definitions for common terms and explains to which crimes each defense is applicable. 5. Final Instructions Section advises the jury as to rules they must follow in evaluating evidence admitted during the trial and in reaching a verdict. These non-offense-specific instructions also include rules for deliberations. 6. Practice Notes Section addresses a number of lesser-known legal principles that may influence the preparation of jury instructions. For example, this section covers special verdicts and lesser included offenses, as well as jury nullification. Each purchase of the hardcover text will automatically include the entire text on CD. This will allow you to perform a keyword search and copy and paste any charges into your own documents and/or e-mails. 2011 Edition
South Carolina Crimes: Elements and Defenses Miller W. Shealy Jr. Margaret M. Lawton
This book is designed with the practitioner of criminal lawâ€”the defense attorney and prosecutorâ€” in mind. It provides an overview of all major South Carolina crimes and breaks them down into their basic elements. Key terms are defined, and conflicts in case law are identified. The same procedure is used for defenses to criminal conduct, such as selfdefense, insanity and the like. The practitioner will be able to reference a particular crime, quickly determine the elements necessary for proving the offense, determine the defenses available, the possible sentence, and the meaning of key terms used in the definition of the crime. Detailed footnotes are provided for further research and study. The book will be extremely valuable for those who want a quick and easy-to-use reference book. With each book purchase you will receive a 2009 Supplement. This Supplement includes case law updates through July 14, 2009, an additional chapter on narcotics, self defense instructions, and a drug sentencing char t. The Supplement has an adhesive backing so that it may be placed inside the back cover of the main text. 2009 Edition
South Carolina Criminal Offenses and Penalties, 2005 Edition Douglas S. Strickler
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South Carolina Criminal Offenses and Penaltiesâ€“2005 includes all legislative changes through the 2004 legislative session. This extremely popular reference puts at your fingertips the citation and sentence for every South Carolina criminal offense from A to Z. This handy and inexpensive index of South Carolina criminal offenses and penalties has become the standard reference for both attorneys and law enforcement officers. Added for the 2005 Edition are references to the CDR code for every offense to which a code number has been assigned, notations as to those offenses that may be disposed of in Transfer Court, and notations as to those offenses that require a contribution to the DNA database. continued on next page
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The Pocket Edition contains all classified offenses and exempt felonies of the classified offenses, as well as all offenses found in Title 16 and all lesser degrees of classified offenses as specified in the 1994 Crime Classification Act. Other selected offenses are included. The Pocket Edition also gives you two ways to search– alphabetically and by Code Section. The comprehensive All Offenses Edition, listing every South Carolina criminal offense and penalty arranged sequentially by Code section, is available on CD only. User friendly with a valuable keyword and code section search feature, you will be able to find what you need quickly and efficiently. 2005 All Offenses on CD #448A
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South Carolina Drug Case Tool Kit Ronnie M. Cole John D. Newkirk Michael O. Hallman
The South Carolina Drug Case Tool Kit serves as a “go to” guide for criminal law practitioners, assisting both the prosecution and defense. The Drug Case Tool Kit was designed to help attorneys in this practice area strengthen their skills and learn what to look for in handling drug cases in South Carolina. This is a short, concise manual with an easy-to-use tabbing system so that you can quickly and easily locate your area of interest. The Tool Kit includes 14 separate sections outlining areas such as drug analysis, Is It a Meth Lab?, indicators of trafficking, search and seizure (included are lesson plans for law enforcement officers from the Criminal Justice Academy), drug indicators and places of concealment (person and vehicle), Ten Codes, a sample of direct and cross examination from a case involving a drug dog, sample radio call logs, drug penalties, and chain of custody. Also included are three checklists: a discovery checklist, a voir dire checklist and a jury checklist. 2009 Edition
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South Carolina PostConviction Relief Manual, Second Edition Ashley A. McMahan
So you’ve been appointed, now what? Where do you start? What are the rules, the procedure? What is the law? Is PCR really in your client’s best interest? The South Carolina Post-Conviction Relief Manual, Second Edition, by Ashley A. McMahan of the South Carolina Attorney General’s Office, can help guide you through the PCR process step by step. The Second Edition has been totally updated and revised since publication of the First Edition. This manual is a helpful and practical resource covering such topics as persons eligible to file a PCR application; remedies available; returns and motions; appointment of counsel; hearings; summary dismissal; general claims and allegations; and orders of dismissal and appeals of PCRs. New for the Second Edition, Ms. McMahan added the following sample forms: PCR application, subpoena, indictment, sentencing sheet, notice of appeal, and Form 4 Order. If you are on the civil appointment list, you need this book. 2008 Edition
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South Carolina Practice Manual–Criminal Law Volume III Edited by The Honorable William L. Howard Sr.
The South Carolina Practice Manual– Criminal Law, edited by Judge William L. Howard Sr. is the culmination of a unique partnership and years of research by some of South Carolina’s most experienced and talented criminal defense attorneys and prosecutors. The authors take a practical, step-bystep approach to handling all types of criminal cases, and the emphasis is first and foremost on how to do it–right. Every major aspect of handling a criminal case is covered with a clear, concise and scholarly approach. Whether you are appointed to represent a criminal defendant or handle a PCR, or whether you are a new or even an experienced criminal defense attorney or solicitor, this book will provide unerring guidance on everything from commencement of a criminal proceeding, to client interviews, the S.C.
Grand Jury system, effective discovery, alternatives to trial, guilty pleas, trying the criminal case, sentencing, criminal contempt, probation revocation hearings, PCR, and juvenile and military law. This may be the most practical book the South Carolina Bar has ever published. If you want a resource that will give you everyday answers to everyday questions, as well as expert guidance with an emphasis on the practical, this is it!
2003 Edition #495CR
South Carolina Requests to Charge– Criminal Hon. Ralph King Anderson Jr.
This publication is a comprehensive, scholarly, and eminently practical book for use in the General Sessions venue. South Carolina Requests to Charge–Criminal includes numerous chapters and a multitude of individual charges covering all the major criminal offenses in South Carolina. This incredible volume, which took more than two years to research, compose and edit, includes a complete index for easy access to all charges and issues. And best of all, every single substantive charge is supported by numerous citations to pertinent South Carolina authority. Each purchase of the hardcover text will automatically include the entire text on a CD. This will allow you to perform a keyword search and copy and paste any charge into your own documents, database and/or e-mails. Judge Ralph King Anderson Jr. has produced a volume that no South Carolina lawyer should be without. If you are going to try a case in General Sessions, you simply cannot afford to be without this book. 2007 Edition
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South Carolina Traffic Lawyers' Tool Kit, Second Edition Ronnie M. Cole James B. Huff Candice K. Lapham Michael O. Hallman Edited by Jacque Littleton
The South Carolina Traffic Lawyers’ Tool Kit, Second Edition was designed for busy practitioners, prosecutors and law enforcement officers and is a short and concise manual with an easy-to-use tabbing system so that you can directly target your topic area of interest. This tool kit includes 26 separate sections outlining DUI Laws and Indicators, Ten Codes, DiscoveryChecklists, Field Sobriety Testing Elements, Voir Dire, Prosecution Checklists, How to Handle Contested Case Hearings, Jury Charge Checklists, Evidence Objections, and much more. New for the Second Edition the authors included a copy of an instructional manual for a DataMaster machine and a water alcohol simulator. They also included information on the DRE Course and Diversion Programs (Pre-Trial Intervention, Alcohol Education Program and Traffic Education Program). This spiral bound book is affordable and durable. If you practice in the area of traffic law, this book will save both your time and efforts. Most importantly, it will better prepare you for trial whether as a defense attorney, prosecutor or law enforcement officer. 2010 Edition
The Criminal Law of South Carolina, Fifth Edition Prof. William Shepard McAninch W. Gaston Fairey Lesley M. Coggiola
Since the publication of the First Edition of this book, South Carolina’s criminal law has undergone substantial change by both the legislature and the judiciary. The Fifth Edition not only reflects the changes in the law, but also includes an enlarged table of contents, a summary of contents, a thorough index and comprehensive tables of cases and statutes. The Fifth Edition contains research current through December 31, 2006, and includes expert coverage and analysis of every important aspect of criminal law in South Carolina Extensively relied on by bench and bar, The Criminal Law of South Carolina has been the standard reference on criminal law and has been cited in numerous reported decisions of the Supreme Court of South Carolina and the South Carolina Court of Appeals. Whether you prosecute or defend cases in General Sessions Court, The Criminal Law of South Carolina, continued on next page
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Fifth Edition should be your first stop and your constant companion through the intricate and complex web of criminal law in this state. 2008 Edition
The South Carolina Capital Trial, Second Edition Hon. Gary E. Clary Hon. Walter M. Bailey Jr.
Fully updated since publication of the First Edition in 2001, this important book is a comprehensive resource that contains an analysis of the law governing the trial of capital cases in South Carolina. The 2009 edition includes the most relevant substantive legal issues particular to the guilt and penalty phases of a capital trial, forms and pleadings and jury instructions. This book was prepared by former Circuit Court Judge Gary E. Clary and former First Circuit Solicitor Walter M. Bailey Jr. as a primary resource for circuit court judges and has been used by judges, solicitors and defense lawyers who try these cases in South Carolina Circuit Court. 2009 Edition
South Carolina Elder Law: A Practice Manual, Third Edition Franchelle C. Millender
• Do you have clients who need advice about how to qualify for Medicaid or have been denied Medicaid benefits? • Do any of your clients need direction in choosing a nursing home facility for a family member? • Do you need easy access to the latest information about wills, trusts, powers of attorney or the estate planning process? As the population ages, more and more attorneys face these and other issues vital to older clients and family members caring for older relatives. South Carolina Elder Law, Third Edition is a guide for very attorney who advises older clients. It is a comprehensive, practical resource that answers the most frequently asked questions about these complex issues. The
Third Edition contains nine chapters covering issues such as estate planning, social security, Medicare, long-term health care, Medicaid, nursing home care, guardianships and conservatorships, and the right to refuse medical care. This manual will serve you not only as a reliable guide, but it also provides 15 sample forms on CD. Sample forms include: a representation agreement, client information sheet, simple will, long-term planning questionnaire, court created special needs trust, income trust, statutory durable power of attorney for health care, declaration of desire for a natural death, and a do not resuscitate order. There is also an appendix of resources for the elderly. 2007 Edition
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Environmental Crimes and Corporate Liability, Second Edition E. Bart Daniel John S. Simmons John W. McIntosh
This book is a primer and ready reference for prosecutors and private practitioners alike. Written by the foremost practitioners in the prosecution and defense of environmental crimes in South Carolina, it is a scholarly yet practical overview of both federal and South Carolina statutes, regulations, case law, policies and procedures. Since the First Edition, information on the Internet has become plentiful. With that in mind, this Second Edition lists some 22 websites related to environmental law issues for easy reference. 1999 Edition
Environmental Law in South Carolina, Third Edition Samuel L. Finklea III Bradford W. Wyche Contributing authors Phillip L. Conner Kim D. Connolly Ben A. Hagood Jr.
Paul S. League Mary D. Shahid W. Marshall Taylor Jr.
Whether you practice in the public or private sector, whether you handle administrative, personal injury, property damage, insurance or construction litigation,
whether you concentrate on real estate closings or litigation (residential or commercial), or whether you represent businesses or individuals, Environmental Law in South Carolina, Third Edition is a resource you need. Written and edited by some of South Carolina’s preeminent environmental law practitioners representing government, business, academics, plaintiffs and defendants, this practical, easy-to-understand manual takes the mystery out of this complex and pervasive area of law. The authors have gone to great pains to distill the essence of South Carolina environmental law and present it in such a way that every South Carolina practitioner will find this book useful, practical and easy to read and understand. New for the Third Edition the authors have added a chapter on energy and climate change. 2011 Edition
Credibility and Character Evidence History, Policy, and Procedure 2003 Edition and 2006 Supplement E. Warren Moïse
Credibility and Character Evidence–History, Policy and Procedure, first published in 2003, has a 2006 Cumulative Supplement, which is updated through May 2006. This important set includes not only a thorough, scholarly and practical treatment of South Carolina law regarding impeachment and character evidence, but it is also the most comprehensive book offered anywhere on evidence law in the Fourth Circuit. With more than 1,050 pages, and literally thousands of annotations, Credibility and Character Evidence provides the kind of practical advice you need on both common and complex trial issues, as well as helpful historical background on the underlying policy issues you need to understand in order to win in either state or federal court. Each volume is separately indexed for easy reference, and the appendices include the complete text of the federal and S.C. Rules of Evidence, advisory committee notes and staff notes.
2003 Edition with 2006 Supplement #641 2006 Cumulative Supplement only #641S
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South Carolina Evidence Handbook Annotated, Sixth Edition Justin S. Kahn
Want the easiest and fastest way to look up the evidence rules, relevant cases and statutes in one place? Do you need to see the differences between the federal and state rules of evidence? Then, there's one book you need. South Carolina Evidence Handbook Annotated, Sixth Edition is the perfect handbook for your evidence question. This valuable resource contains an impressive collection of evidence cases and provides the practitioner with a visual comparison between the state and federal rules of evidence. There is no better evidence book for you to use in trial or to write a brief! Like Justin S. Kahn’s celebrated South Carolina Rules of Procedure Annotated, this handbook of practical information puts at your fingertips rules, relevant case law and statutes related to the evidence in South Carolina. With more than 300 pages, this indispensable book includes the full text of the South Carolina Rules of Evidence (with official comments), hundreds of annotations current through April 2010, a visual comparison of the South Carolina Rules of Evidence and the Federal Rules of Evidence, selected South Carolina evidentiary statutes, and selected South Carolina constitutional provisions. Whether you are in trial, preparing for trial writing a brief, you simply cannot afford to be without this handy and practical one-stop guide to evidence law in South Carolina. This book is offered with South Carolina Rules of Procedure Annotated 2010, by Justin S. Kahn, for a discount price. 2010 Edition Combo
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Child Support: Representing the Non-Custodial Parent Robert W. Rushing Jr.
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With today’s current economic climate, it would be nearly impossible to find a practicing family law attorney without a substantial number of clients who have needs in this area. Certainly there is an abundance of information and assistance to the custodial parent attempting to collect child support; unfortunately resources are limited for the non-custodial parent. This book was created to help those representing the non-custodial parent and is intended to help you and your client through the negotiation as well as the litigation process. It addresses the issues of paternity testing, including the constitutional right to demand the test. It also discusses the process by which a child support order is established, including information about how child support is calculated, and what financial information must be presented to the court. Lastly the book examines the long term management of a child support obligation. Since child support is usually paid for many years it is common to expect numerous hearings, even in the best case scenario. An understanding of how to request a reduction in the payment, an emergency suspension of the obligation and how to end the obligation is essential. The book also contains a glossary, which provides a summary of each state’s law on child support and parentage. 2009 Edition
Lawyers’ Valuations and Accounting Desk Book Raymond E. McKay Jr.
Lawyers’ Valuations and Accounting Desk Book is a “sequel” to Business Valuations for Lawyers, published by the South Carolina Bar a number of years ago. The idea was to not only update the previous book from a technical standpoint, but to take an easier approach to a subject that has probably been treated in most books with more mystery than necessary. In addition, the scope was broadened to include two chapters related to divorce valuations, including retirement plans and employee stock options, along with an overview and tutorial of financial statements and basic accounting concepts. The theme is simplicity. This is a book for practicing lawyers looking for a basic handle on the subjects covered, not for experienced business valuers interested in esoteric nuances. It is more than a primer, but considerably less than an exhaustive treatise on the subjects covered. It is intended to provide basic, but
long-lasting, assistance to the lawyer needing a quickstudy of the topics. 2008 Edition
Marital Litigation in South Carolina Substantive Law, Fourth Edition Professor Emeritus Roy T. Stuckey
This exceptional treatise, the "bible" for South Carolina domestic relations practitioners and judges, provides comprehensive analysis of every major aspect of family law of this state. With more than 100 new cases added and updates through August 2010, the new Fourth Edition is a resource every family law attorney should own. New for the Fourth Edition several chapters were significantly reorganized and new sections added. Revisions to the UCCJEA and UIFSA were incorporated, and the Military Parent Equal Protection Act is discussed. The statutory citations, including those in older cases, were updated to reflect the re-codification of large portions of Title 20 into Title 63. An outstanding resource, the book is arranged in well-organized, clearly delineated chapters and sections. The narrative style is clean and straightforward, with a very practical point of view. It includes background and "historical perspective" on the statutory and case law development and the nuances involved in the issues, but the primary focus is on the current law. Professor Stuckey offers valuable analysis regarding several important areas of marital law where there is no clear precedent or authority, or where practices might be inconsistent from one part of the state to another. 2010 Edition
Marriage and Divorce Law in South Carolina–A Layperson’s Guide, Third Edition Professor Emeritus Roy T. Stuckey
Professor Roy T. Stuckey, author of Marital Litigation in South Carolina, has distilled this important work down to its essence and added coverage of additional topics of interest to clients. The result is a concise, authoritative and understandable resource for laypersons on virtually every aspect of marriage and divorce law in South Carolina. This handy, inexpensive softcover guide covers nearly every important family law issue including South Carolina’s laws on marriage, domestic
violence, separation, divorce, division of property, alimony, visitation, bankruptcy, custody and support, and everything in between. There is even a chapter about hiring and working with an attorney. Some of South Carolina’s most well-respected family law practitioners reviewed this book, and without exception, they agree it is a welcome resource for every lawyer who advises or represents clients about marriage and divorce. Written especially for the layperson, it answers in everyday terminology the most frequently asked questions your clients will have. This book is designed to be a complement to legal services, not a replacement for them. It promises to be one of the most valuable and important resources you will ever buy for your clients. 2008 Edition #420
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South Carolina Adoption Law and Practice: A Guide for Attorneys, Certified Investigators, and Families James Fletcher Thompson
Whether you are an attorney who is interested in expanding your practice to include termination of parental rights and adoption, or you are an experienced adoption attorney looking to hone your skills, South Carolina Adoption Law and Practice is an invaluable resource. The book addresses many topics, including, • • • • • • • • • • •
choosing the right legal theory: custody, TPR or adoption the Responsible Father Registry the presumption of legitimacy the law and art of witnessing a consent South Carolina’s new definition of duress attacking finalized adoptions the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children the Indian Child Welfare Act the attorney’s responsibility to provide background information tort of wrongful adoption 2010 amendments to abuse and neglect statutes
This book can serve as a desktop reference for attorneys, as it provides statutes and practice forms. Forms found in the book will be provided on a CD to all purchasers. 2010 Edition
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South Carolina Family Court Handbook 2009 Edited by Sandra R. Parise
Edited by family law practitioner Sandra R. Parise, the South Carolina Family Court Handbook is a collection of all the essential information any judge or attorney will want at his or her fingertips for practice in family court. Current through the 2009 legislative session, it includes compilations of the complete text of statutes dealing with all family law matters, including divorce, custody, child and spousal support, and juvenile delinquency. It also includes statutory conversion charts (from Title 20 to the new Title 63, and from the new Title 63 to the former Title 20). Additional statutes dealing with special issues related to the practice are also included. You will also find the Rules of Practice for Family Court, along with the Rules of Civil Procedure, the Rules of Evidence, selected Appellate Court Rules and Administrative Orders pertaining to family court matters, the 2006 Child Support Guidelines (instructions and tables), and the most up-to-date rules for mediation in family court. A convenient list of family court judges, their assistants and court reporters, as well as useful information for filings with clerks of court statewide is also included. This valuable tool, in print for more than 10 years, is a new edition that remains in a soft cover format, making it convenient for use in the courtroom as well as your office. 2009 Edition
South Carolina Family Lawyer's Toolkit, Second Edition Updated by the 2008-2009 SC Bar Family Law Section Council
The South Carolina Family Lawyer's Toolkit, Second Edition is just what its name implies: a practical handbook containing a quick reference for the family law trial attorney. This toolkit was designed by and for the busy practitioner. It is short and concise with each set of trial questions contained on easy-to-read single pages so that you can focus on listening to your witness–not on flipping pages to find your next question. Fully updated since the first edition, the Family Lawyer's Toolkit contains a guide to non-testimonial trial objections, evidentiary objections, evidentiary foundations and the expert opinion witness rule, adoption hearings, name change hearings and expanded continued on page
Traxler’s Family Law Software Traxler���s Child Support Calculator 2006, Version 1.0, is a simple, easy-to-use program that calculates child support pursuant to the 2006 South Carolina DSS Child Support Guidelines, effective June 23, 2006. Software Program Highlights include: v Accurate calculations v User friendly v Provided to all SC Family Court Judges v Operates off of one screen, regardless of whether you are calculating support for sole custody, split custody, or shared parenting v Allows the user to take the flat 25% child care tax credit or to estimate the actual credit based upon the parent’s income and exemptions. More importantly, the program recognizes the IRS limit on the amount of child care expense you can take the credit on ($250 for 1 child, $500 for 2 or more) v Easy export to Word For existing users of this program, an updated printing function can be downloaded at www.traxlersoftware. com/CS2006download. 2006 Edition #210CS $150.00 For a downloadable demo or a screen shot of this program, visit www.traxlersoftware.com. The Alimony Calculator 4.7, with the 2006 DSS Guidelines, 2008 SC Tax Rates and 2009 Federal Tax Rates, calculates each spouse’s net disposable income after calculating the child support, income taxes, FICA/ Medicare taxes and other obligations of the parties so that the practitioner or judge will know how much each party will have to live on each month. How else could you possibly know what is a fair amount of alimony? Software Program Highlights include: v Calculation of each party’s income taxes, taking alimony into account v Calculation of each party’s FICA/Medicare taxes, including calculation of self-employment taxes v Calculation of child support payable by the non-custodial parent v True, net after-tax cost or benefit of the alimony v Easy export to Word 2009 Edition #210A $375.00 Software Upgrade #210AP $75.00 (existing users only) For a downloadable demo or a screen shot of this program, visit www.traxlersoftware.com. The Equitable Apportionment Worksheet 2.0 provides an easy-to-use tool for listing and dividing marital assets and debts. Software Program Highlights include: v Allows the user to enter a listing of each spouse’s assets (along with the value) and each spouse’s liens. Marital debts can also be listed. v Automatic calculation of the equity in each asset v If an asset is assigned to a spouse, asset’s value will immediately be displayed in that party’s column and an adjustment will be made to the running total and percentage displayed at the bottom of the screen. v Allows the user to split an asset into any percentage. The resulting values will be displayed in the spouses’ columns. v A “Target” function allows the user to select a particular asset and divide it into any amount necessary so as to arrive at a certain overall division. COMBO PACKAGES: v Easy export to Word Child Support Calculator 2006 Edition #210EA $150.00 For a screen shot of this program, visit www.traxlersoftware.com/ EAWScreenShot. html.
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material on direct and cross examination. As an added bonus, each book purchase comes with the complete text on CD. 2010 Edition (w/ CD)
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Substantive Law of Child Custody, Second Edition Hon. Timothy L. Brown
The Substantive Law of Child Custody, Second Edition (formerly titled South Carolina Child Custody Resource Guide) by the Hon. Timothy L. Brown, former family court judge for the 13th Judicial Circuit, is a practical, comprehensive and scholarly resource for every South Carolina child custody question imaginable. Updated through August 2006, the Substantive Law of Child Custody, Second Edition analyzes the area of child custody from jurisdiction to custody determination, to joint custody, to visitation. Every single statutory and case law custody factor is separately listed and discussed, with full annotations and pinpoint citations. The book also covers matters fundamental to all litigation by addressing due process, in personam jurisdiction and service of process. Fully automated, the electronic version of this book includes hypertext links to well over 2,000 pages. This includes the full text of every statute, rule and case cited, allowing for a stand-alone research tool. This publication is a unique resource that will save you time and money. It is an indispensable reference covering this critically important area of family law practice. 2006 Edition
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try a complex case within a very few days. Now there is a book that fully prepares the practitioner for these proceedings. Part One, based on the author’s own research and interviews with local and state election officials, describes how elections themselves are conducted—essential background knowledge for handling a protest. This part covers the registration process, the casting of a normal vote, the various types of atypical votes that arise, and the counting of the votes. Whether a case involves “failsafe” ballots, “curbside” voting, “ballot styles,” or any other arcane concept from election procedures, this part will explain it. Part Two covers protest procedures. It first addresses general procedural matters such as the requirements for the notice of protest by which a protest is begun. It also contains charts, broken down by the kind of election, which give filing deadlines, procedures for perfecting service, the body before which to file, time limits for the hearing, and appeals. These charts are especially valuable because protests are heard before a number of different bodies and time limits for filing are short (as little as 48 hours from the close of the polls) and strictly enforced. Part Three addresses substantive law. In addition to important general rules, it addresses numerous specific issues such as violation of ballot secrecy, votes cast in the wrong precinct, and problems in counting the votes. In the final chapter the author draws on his personal experience to provide some practical advice on trying a protest. Among the topics covered are documents which counsel may wish to examine and suggestions on how to develop proof on certain factual issues. The book also contains a glossary, summaries of important cases, the texts of selected statutes, and an index. Illustrations of important documents are provided throughout. 2008 Edition
Election Protests Under South Carolina Law Timothy E. Hurley
With the hundreds of primary, general and special elections in the state each year, disputed elections are surprisingly common. Election protests, however, can be daunting for a lawyer. They arise suddenly, and they move with great speed because of mandatory statutory provisions. Counsel may be called upon to prepare and
Forms and Powers of Municipal Governments: An Elected Official’s Guide Published by the Municipal Association of South Carolina
All municipal governments in South Carolina operate under one of three forms of government. This handy guide outlines the roles and responsibilities of the municipal council and the mayor according to the form of government. This publication also surveys the powers entrusted to municipal governments. 2004 Edition
Health Care Fraud & Collateral Consequences, Second Edition E. Bart Daniel, Matthew R. Hubbell, Joseph P. Griffith Jr., J. Brady Hair and Derk van Raalte
Recently, health care emerged as a contentious hot button issue culminating in the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) of 2009. PPACA is built upon the foundation of HIPAA. HIPAA forever transformed the enforcement landscape. In addition to creating a specific health care fraud offense, it funded new prosecutor, auditor and agent positions to ferret out and prosecute health care offenders. U.S. Attorneys’ offices formed teams of experienced prosecutors and agents trained in health care fraud. These experienced teams began initiating parallel proceedings. It became the norm for defendants to be prosecuted on criminal charges, sued on the civil claims and later excluded from participating in government funded health care programs. In addition, sealed whistleblower lawsuits have become a cottage industry for many in the plaintiffs’ bar. On the strength of a proven track record of collecting billions, Congress has provided more aggressive enforcement tools and increased funding for the HHS and the DOJ under the PPACA. The Act provides increased funding for prosecutor and investigator positions, creates powerful new investigative tools, lowers the bar for prosecutors and whistleblower plaintiffs, establishes new criminal offenses and increases the punishment for health care offenses. The
Act also expands what many refer to as the private bounty hunter audit. This publication discusses these new weapons of civil and criminal enforcement. It addresses multiagency investigations, prosecutions and the oftendevastating collateral consequences. It is designed to serve as a ready reference for private practitioners and health care providers who deal with the enforcement aspects of health care. Whether it is the big business of the large-scale provider such as a hospital or hospice or the day to-day operations of a small town pharmacy or medical practice, the submission of bills for payment to the Medicare/ Medicaid Program or to insurance carriers has become a minefield for the unwary. Health care counsel must become familiar with civil and criminal enforcement and recognize the early warning signs of an investigation and the action that should be taken.
2011 Edition #700
The Law of Automobile Insurance in South Carolina, Sixth Edition Lee P. Jedziniak Burnet R. Maybank III
Gwendolyn Fuller McGriff Elizabeth Scott Moïse
Completely updated and revised since the Fifth Edition, this book is the standard reference on all matters related to automobile insurance in South Carolina. This book not only compiles and analyzes all case law changes, but it also includes a statutory liens chapter and coverage of South Carolina’s auto insurance statutory scheme. Balanced and comprehensive, The Law of Automobile Insurance in South Carolina, Sixth Edition, is the product of a
Vernon R. Sumwalt Jr. M. Scott Taylor
unique collaboration of plaintiffs’ and defense attorneys, government regulators, and representatives of the auto insurance industry. At no additional cost each book purchase comes with more than 35 valuable sample forms on CD. This will save you time and allow you to get more out of your practice. Some sample forms found on the CD include: complaints (eight different versions), plaintiff’s interrogatories and request for production, an assignment and much more!
2009 Edition #536
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Labor & Employment
Labor and Employment Law for South Carolina Lawyers, Fourth Edition Edited by: M. Malissa Burnette Leigh M. Nason M. Baker Wyche III
Labor and Employment Law for South Carolina Lawyers, Fourth Edition is a comprehensive guide for South Carolina lawyers on every major aspect of both Federal and South Carolina labor and employment law. Our distinguished editors and more than 40 contributing authors–many of whom are certified specialists in labor and employment law–teamed up to produce a Fourth Edition of this truly balanced and unique treatise covering this pervasive and complex area of law. Federal and state statutes, regulations, common law, and administrative procedures are discussed in a thorough and organized fashion with emphasis on providing practical, understandable answers to the most common questions that arise in most employment cases. Each book purchase comes with the complete text of the book on CD. The CD contains a “keyword” search tool making it easy to quickly find what you need. Whether you need a ready reference to the employment law questions that arise in your own office regarding your own employees, or whether you represent plaintiffs or defendants, individuals or employers in the challenging and complex labor and employment field, or whether your questions arise as a public sector attorney working in a local, state, or federal government capacity, you need this valuable and important book. 2011 Edition
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Annotated South Carolina Rules of Professional Conduct 2010 Professor Nathan M. Crystal Professor Robert M. Wilcox
In October 2009, the S.C. Supreme Court adopted amendments to the Rules for Lawyer Disciplinary Enforcement. This 2010 Edition includes those amendments and includes the revisions to the Overview of the Disciplinary Process.
The Annotated South Carolina Rules of Professional Conduct 2010 Edition is designed to give busy practitioners quick, accurate and inexpensive access to every important issue arising under the South Carolina Rules of Professional Conduct. This practical, soft cover volume contains the Rules of Professional Conduct and is thoroughly annotated with relevant case law and Ethics Advisory Opinions current through December 2009. There is also a comprehensive index, comparisons of each SC Rule with the corresponding Model Rule and many handy cross-references. Best of all, the authors will post updates to the book on a website devoted entirely to keeping subscribers completely current on the latest ethics developments covered by the book. The website will include the book's table of contents, a special “update” section and information on how to order the book from the CLE Division. Professors Crystal and Wilcox will also include information on how to directly contact them. You can visit the website at http://www.scbar.org/ annotatedscrpc. 2010 Edition
A Guide to South Carolina Legal Research and Citation, Second Edition Paula G. Benson
This revised and expanded edition of A Guide to South Carolina Legal Research and Citation thoroughly and comprehensively discusses all aspects of legal research unique to South Carolina, including services available on the Internet and by computer. This publication sets out citation forms specific to South Carolina resources and is the manual prescribed in Rule 268 of the South Carolina Appellate Court Rules. Summary of Contents Part I: Legal Research • Chapter 1: Case Law • Chapter 2: Legislative Law • Chapter 3: Administrative Law • Chapter 4: Constitutional Law • Chapter 5: Additional Resources continued on next page
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Part II: Legal Citation • Chapter 6: General Principles • Chapter 7: Case Law Citations • Chapter 8: Legislative Law Citations • Chapter 9: Administrative Law Citations • Chapter 10: Constitutional Law Citations • Chapter 11: Additional Resources 2009 Edition #437
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The Scrivener, Third Edition Professor Thomas R. Haggard E. Scott Moïse
Beginning in 1989, Professor Tom Haggard’s popular column “The Scrivener” appeared in the South Carolina Lawyer offering practical and scholarly advice on legal writing. In 1996, the CLE Division reprinted and published all of his columns in book form. Due to its popularity and usefulness as a resource tool, the Second Edition was released with even more great tips on the art of legal writing. In 2000, Professor Haggard’s authorship ended, and in November 2002 Scott Moïse picked up The Scrivener’s quill pen, making her own inestimable published contributions to the art of legal writing. This brand new Third Edition is a compilation of Professor Haggard’s and Scott Moïse’s best and most useful information, with many columns having been updated and expanded. Loaded with practical advice and easy-to-follow examples (including those on litigation-related topics), the Third Edition is a handy reference for punctuation and grammar questions, as well as a guide to brief writing and legal drafting of all kinds. This resource is a must for any practicing attorney. 2009 Edition
Writing Better Briefs F. Hastings Griffin Jr.
Published by Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI)
Who should own this book? • Every newly admitted attorney • Experienced attorneys who want to improve their writing skills • Paralegals and law clerks who write legal memos or briefs
Writing Better Briefs will help every lawyer to be a better writer. Mr. Griffin has distilled his extensive experience as a successful advocate and teacher into common-sense directions that good legal writers will begin using at once. He offers specific examples on how to be brief but complete, how to find your case’s “turning point” and how to tailor your document to your reader. If you’ve never read a book on legal writing, or if you’ve read many, you’ll find Writing Better Briefs is a quick read, filled with practical advice on written advocacy skills. Summary of Contents • Briefs of All Kinds (the Who, What, Why, Where and How of Brief Writing) • Briefs to Trial Courts • Don’ts for Supreme Court Briefs • Legalese-to-English Translation Table 2004 Edition
The Paralegal Survival Guide Facts and Forms Second Edition Edited by Joseph J. Mallini Jr. William McSorley Philip J. Mace Wynne M. Potash
The first edition of The Paralegal Survival Guide was in high demand for years, praised for being a great source of practical information. This Second Edition will serve as an up-to-date resource for substantive, procedural and practical information about some of the most common areas of legal practice in South Carolina. This attractive and affordable book and accompanying CD of more than 130 forms represents a unique collaboration between some of South Carolina’s most talented and experienced attorneys and paralegals. This book is designed to be a quick reference guide for the busy paralegal or attorney who needs a primer on an unfamiliar area of practice. Each chapter is written to provide a quick explanation of the law and procedure on that topic, as well as tips and pointers for more efficient and effective practice. (For the Second Edition, the authors included six new practice areas. Coverage of the book now includes: plaintiff and de-
fense litigation, family law, probate practice, workers’ compensation, office administration, employment law, criminal law, administrative law, foreclosure law, intellectual property, elder law and ethics.) The book is packed with sample pleadings, forms and checklists. All forms are included in Word and WordPerfect on the accompanying CD. 2010 Edition: #630 Price: $70.00
dramatic. They provided unprecedented funding along with procedural and substantive tools to encourage criminal and civil securities enforcement. This publication discusses these new tools and addresses significant issues involving securities enforcement. 2008 Edition
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Practice and Procedure
Gain The Edge! Negotiating to Get What You Want
Published by St. Martin’s Press
Martin E. Latz
Elements of Civil Causes of Action, Fourth Edition Michael G. Sullivan Douglas S. MacGregor
The Fourth Edition of this book includes four new chapters (Writ of Mandamus, Money Had and Received, Whistleblower Action and Writ of Prohibition) and breaks down more than 45 of the most common South Carolina civil causes of action into their component parts. Chapters are organized alphabetically by cause of action and are heavily annotated with pertinent citations to controlling authority, so that what you get is the very essence of current South Carolina law in a concise and convenient format, which will save you hours of research time. As a special bonus, you will receive a CD containing sample pleadings for bad faith (Tyger River and first party benefits), breach of contract and auto wreck cases. These are just some of the causes of action covered in the text. 2009 Edition
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Federal and State Securities Enforcement E. Bart Daniel Matthew R. Hubbell Tracey Joseph P. Griffith Jr.
This comprehensive guide takes you all the way from general strategies and principles–Latz’s Five Golden Rules of Negotiation–to specific tips, techniques and even phrases you can use at the table. Gain the Edge! will arm you with: • Practical strategies to get information you need before you sit down at the table • Tactics to maximize your leverage when seemingly powerless • Secrets to success in emotionally charged negotiations • A step-by-step system to design the most effective offer-concession strategy • Ways to deal with different personality types, ethics and negotiation “games” • Specific advice on how to negotiate for your next salary, car or house • Negotiating tips for other business and personal matters Filled with clear, real-life examples, Gain the Edge! is the up-to-date guide for anyone who negotiates in business, law or personal life. 2004 Edition
A. Meyers M. Rhett DeHart
This publication, written by some of the most experienced prosecutors and defense lawyers in the field, is designed to serve as a ready reference for private practitioners and prosecutors alike who deal with securities enforcement. Corporate failures involving Enron and WorldCom on the federal level spurred new legislation and a heightened enforcement of federal security laws. Closer to home, the failures of HomeGold Financial Inc. and the Thaxton Group within South Carolina transformed state securities enforcement. The response of our federal and state elected officials were swift and
Judge the Jury Alice Weisner Jan Latiolais-Hargrave
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The Civil Practice in Magistrate Court Library by The Honorable George W. Jefferson
Civil Practice and Due Process in Magistrate Courts Civil Practice and Due Process in Magistrate Courts was written to supplement the materials in two existing CLE publications, Civil Practice in Magistrate Courts and Landlord-Tenant Law and Procedure in Magistrate Court. In this book—which may be purchased in combination with Judge Jefferson’s other volumes or as a stand-alone publication—Judge Jefferson updates and expands coverage of the following topics: relevant magistrate court rules and historical code pleadings, jurisdiction (territorial, subject matter and personal), due process in magistrate courts, due process and equal protection in eviction cases, landlord-tenant cases, rent collection, burden of proof in a civil case, ejectment of trespassers, motions in magistrate court, action for possession of personal property, and appeals to the circuit court. Judge Jefferson did not write this book as a traditional supplement. Instead, the book is designed to serve as both a supplement to his existing material and as a stand-alone resource for the practitioner. With each purchase of Civil Practice and Due Process in Magistrate Courts you will receive a CD of 18 sample forms (Word and WordPerfect). Sample forms included on the CD are: verified complaint for possession of rental property and eviction; complaint for breach of contract; notice of hearing to discuss issues; notice to vacate; restraining orders; affidavit of danger of destruction; order of seizure; and many more! As in his other publications, Judge Jefferson includes helpful “inside” hints in the form of sidebars. 2007 Edition #620
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Civil Practice in Magistrate Courts and Civil Practice and Due Process in Magistrate Courts Civil Practice in Magistrate Courts covers virtually every aspect of practice and procedure in magistrate courts from jurisdiction to appeals and post-trial applications for relief. This handy and affordable 86-page monograph is packed with practical information with an emphasis on “how to do it.” Each procedural step is illustrated and explained with easy-to-understand flow charts that will tell you what to do and when to do it. There is also a wealth of helpful substantive information on the most important issues, and the material is heavily annotated with case, rule and statutory citations. In addition, you’ll love Judge Jefferson’s “sidebars,” which contain a world of practical advice to help you navigate virtually every type of civil case you may prosecute or defend in Magistrates Court. Best of all, Civil Practice in Magistrate Courts includes 48 sample forms, all of which are included on a Word/WordPerfect CD. When you purchase Civil Practice in Magistrate Courts, you will also receive a copy of Civil Practice and Due Process in Magistrate Courts. 2001 and 2007 Edition #520 and #620 $60.00
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Landlord-Tenant Law & Procedure in Magistrate Court and Civil Practice and Due Process in Magistrate Courts Landlord-Tenant Law and Procedure in Magistrate Court is the guidebook for all kinds of landlord-tenant disputes, either residential or commercial. It is a comprehensive and practical guide and form book covering virtually every major problem which could be encountered by either landlords or tenants. The book contains 11 flow charts covering tenant violations and landlord remedies and 18 flow charts covering landlord violations and tenant remedies. These step-by-step flow charts are easy to understand and use and contain pinpoint cites to the S.C. Code, as well as helpful “inside” hints in the form of sidebars. Procedural solutions are woven in with a concise reference to applicable black letter law to guide you through virtually every situation you might encounter. The book also comes with 17 sample forms on CD, in both Word and WordPerfect format. When you purchase Landlord-Tenant Law and Procedure in Magistrate Court, you will also receive a copy of Civil Practice and Due Process in Magistrate Courts. 2002 and 2007 Edition $105.00 #320 and #620
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My Little Rules Book–Civil
actions and body language. Now, with the help of this step-by-step guide, you can incorporate simple skills and learn how to interpret facial characteristics, handwriting, nonverbal communication, social dynamics and personality to acquire knowledge of a person’s character, feelings, hidden desires, emotional responses and thought processes. Clear and practical, Judge the Jury, offers a wealth of detailed information about "hidden messages" that will change your whole perception of the people around you as well as yourself. This fascinating guide provides the advantage you need to make in-depth character assessments and the ability to form more successful relationships.
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Lewis & Sullivan on Class Actions A. Camden Lewis Michael G. Sullivan with the assistance of Ariail E. King
This book is intended to be an overview on class actions in South Carolina. The primary purpose of the book is to help the general practitioner deal with a potential class action. It focuses on the differences between state law and federal law and is a practical guide for a practitioner who is confronted with a potential class action. The book includes tips on forum selection, causes of action, pleadings, discovery, class certification and notice to the class, as well as the requirements of the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005. 2005 Edition
Masters-in-Equity and Special Referees in South Carolina, Updated Third Edition John S. Nichols
Updated through May 2009, this handy and practical monograph provides you with the perfect, concise reference to the procedures of practice before masters-inequity and special referees in South Carolina. The book pulls together rules, statutes and case law affecting this specialized area of practice and includes a sample Order of Reference that meets the requirements set forth by the Supreme Court. Added for the Updated Third Edition is a sample Rule to Show Cause and Order of Reference. 2009 Edition
Specifically designed for today’s on-the-go attorney, My Little Rules Book–Civil is an affordable book that can travel from home to the office to the courtroom in a pocket. Practical, accessible and easy to use, this handy reference puts key rules, frequently needed phone numbers and more right at your fingertips. My Little Rules Book–Civil includes the text of the South Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure most frequently referred to at trial and a listing of all the South Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure. It also includes the complete South Carolina Rules of Evidence, with case law annotations current through 2004, and an expanded list of important phone numbers. It’s the perfect pocket reference! 2005 Edition
Nuts & Bolts of South Carolina Substantive and Procedural Law, Third Edition Hon. Ralph King Anderson Jr.
Nuts & Bolts of South Carolina Substantive and Procedural Law, Third Edition is the product of Judge Anderson’s 25 years of distinguished service on the South Carolina circuit and appellate benches. The Third Edition, expanded to more than 800 pages of text and updated to cover case and legislative developments through 2007, is designed to be a one volume resource for trial work in South Carolina. During his 17 years on the circuit court bench, Judge Anderson compiled a veritable traveling library of more than 40 notebooks filled with case, rule and statutory authority covering practically every aspect of substantive and procedural law that ever arises in circuit court. Joining the South Carolina Court of Appeals in 1996, Judge Anderson maintained this compendium, and the South Carolina Bar CLE Division is proud to offer this authoritative, meticulously researched, and practical compilation as the essence of Judge Anderson’s nearly three decades of careful scholarship and analysis. But Nuts and Bolts of South Carolina Substantive and Procedural Law, Third Edition is not just a spectacular desk reference! Now, for the first time, this amazing work comes with a CD containing the text of the entire book, transforming it into a powerful electronic library continued on next page
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that puts the most important trial resources ever published in this state at your fingertips in a searchable, printable format. If you’re like most lawyers, you have neither the time nor the resources to compile and prepare case, rule and statutory authority into a systematic, organized and fully indexed trial notebook format. Now, however, Judge Anderson’s unique trial notebook compendium, coveted by lawyers and judges all over the state, can be yours in a one-volume “condensed version.” 2008 Edition
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Service of Process in South Carolina, Second Edition John S. Nichols
One of the fundamental prerequisites to maintaining an action in South Carolina is proper service of process. If service is defective, then the validity of any judgment obtained may be challenged and the judgment overturned. Service of Process in South Carolina, Second Edition fully updates the first edition released in 2006 and adds a new section on service in other countries. This handy resource is an attempt to compile rules, statutes and pertinent case law into one source to serve as a quick reference to answer most of the questions regarding proper service of process. The primary focus of the book is on state practice, although federal practice is similar to South Carolina state procedure. The federal rule is provided where the differences are noteworthy. As an added bonus, sample forms are included as examples of ways to perfect service. Some of the sample forms found on the CD include: a summons, affidavit of service, petition for Order of Publication, and a waiver of service. 2009 Edition
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So You’re Going to Try Your First Case, Second Edition Warren Moïse
SoYou’re Going to Try Your First Case . . . . Second Edition A Primer for Federal and State Jury Trials in South Carolina
Warren Moise Charleston, South Carolina
It’s back and better than ever! Good news for trial lawyers–one of the South Carolina Bar’s most popular and important books is now fully updated in a Second Edition. And it couldn’t come at a better time. Advocacy of South Carolina’s trial lawyers is unsurpassed in the nation. But it’s no exaggeration to say that trial practice itself is on the decline across America. Legal journals cite statistics showing the number of jury trials diminishing dramatically. No longer is trial advocacy a required course in either of South Carolina’s two law schools. Because most cases settle, very few lawyers try jury trials anymore. In large firms, it’s not uncommon for litigation associates and partners alike to practice law for a decade or more without ever trying a case to a verdict. Just as common are lawyers in smaller firms who shy away from the courthouse rather than having their own lack of courtroom skills exposed. Fortunately, most trial procedure is not rocket science. However, until you learn the rules, a courtroom can be quite unnerving to new trial attorneys. If you have yet to try a jury trial, or haven’t done so in a while, So You’re Going to Try Your First Case (Second Edition) is for you! This book is designed to give lawyers the up-to-date procedural rules and insider knowledge they need to get through a federal or state jury trial in South Carolina. So You’re Going to Try Your First Case . . . . is written by veteran, practicing trial attorney Warren Moïse, recipient of the South Carolina Bar’s first Trial and Appellate Advocacy Award. He was formerly an adjunct professor at the USC School of Law and now teaches evidence and trial advocacy at the Charleston Law School. So You’re Going to Try Your First Case. . . gives you strategy, tactics and courtroom basics such as: How do I strike a jury? How do I make a Batson motion? What is an “offer of proof,” and how do I make one? Which magic words do I use for directed verdict motions or for asking experts their opinions about causation (a.k.a the “most probable rule”)? Should lawyers rise when jurors enter the courtroom? What can I say and not say? If you’ve never tried a jury trial, haven’t done so recently or are an out-of-state lawyer about to try a case in South Carolina–you need this book! 2009 Edition
Social Security Disability Cases in South Carolina, Second Edition
Now you can find what you are looking for in a matter of seconds.
Stacy Elizabeth Thompson
Social Security Disability Cases in South Carolina provides a basic overview of the different social security disability case determinations made by the Social Security Administration. The publication is a simple, how-to of disability cases, with descriptions of the types of cases encountered, an outline of the fivestep evaluation process utilized by the Social Security Administration, and a discussion of the Listings of Impairments and the Grids. For those new to the practice of social security disability, this publication will provide an overview on how to conduct your initial case evaluation, give you tips on how to obtain relevant information from your client, and help you prepare your client and your case for the hearing before the Social Security Administration. Relevant and commonly-used Social Security rulings and case law are also included. New to the Second Edition is a section on how to handle the electronic file, online appeals and electronic submission of evidence. With the purchase of this publication, you will receive useful forms in an electronic user-friendly format. Sample forms included on the CD are: a client interview form, a sample fee agreement, authorization to release medical records (HIPAA compliant), authorization to release school and attorney records, a pre-hearing checklist, and a pre-hearing letter to a client. Also included are electronic links to forms found on the Social Security Administration website. 2010 Edition
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South Carolina Case Law and Legislative Update 2010 on CD NEW John S. Nichols Kali Campbell Turner with the assistance of Katie Staden
South Carolina Case Law and Legislative Update 2010 is a very handy and affordable CD which digests and summarizes practically every South Carolina appellate decision issued from January 1, 2010, through December 31, 2010, and provide a concise summary of all 2010 legislative and regulatory enactments. Organized by topic and date with a “keyword” search tool and bookmarks to the text, this practical and schlolarly resource is easy to use. No more searching the Advance Sheets for that key insurance, domestic or workers’ compensation case from six months ago.
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South Carolina Civil Procedure, Third Edition Professor James F. Flanagan
South Carolina Civil Procedure by Professor James Flanagan is the standard reference work on the South Carolina Rules of Civil Procedure. The book follows the format of the civil procedure rules, with analysis, commentary and case authority on each civil rule, as well as other important topics in procedure such as service of process, the right to jury and post-trial motions. Separate chapters cover South Carolina’s case law and statutes on personal and subject matter jurisdiction, venue and res judicata. The Third Edition updates the case authority and commentary on all the rules and procedural developments since the last edition and supplement in 1999. As as added bonus, each book purchase comes with the complete text of the book on CD. The CD contains a "keyword" search tool making it easy to quickly find what you need. Having the information electronically will also allow the practitioner to cut and paste material from the book directly into a brief or motion. 2010 Edition
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South Carolina Civil Trial Techniques Handbook on CD Edited by Hon. Ralph K. Anderson Jr.
This resource, now sold on CD only, is a truly unique manual covering all aspects of South Carolina civil jury trial practice. It is a comprehensive, thorough, state law-specific resource packed with practical, concrete trial technique examples and litigation options fully integrating these sound techniques with South Carolina rules, case law and statutes. The accomplished and distinguished authors give you solid and accurate advice and teaching on all kinds of litigation options and procedure, winning trial techniques, and even continued on next page
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appropriate courtroom conduct and litigation ethics. Since the publication is now sold on CD, it is also fully keyword searchable. 1997 Edition
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South Carolina Contempt Law Hon. Timothy L. Brown
The power of contempt is essential to the preservation of order in judicial proceedings and to the enforcement of judgments, orders and rules. The power is therefore not confined but inherent in all courts and necessary to the due and proper administration of justice. State v. Passmore, 363 SC 568, 611 S.E.2d 273 (S.C. App. 2005). South Carolina Contempt Law is about the concepts relative to contempt. This helpful monograph is not only practical but it is also easy to understand. Written by Judge Timothy Brown to outline what should be understood to properly represent a client alleging or defending against contempt, this is a very valuable resource for South Carolina litigators. Topics addressed include: • Contempt Defined • Basis for Issuing a Rule • Service of Process of the Rule (Indirect Contempt) • Venue • Minimum Amount of Time Between Notice and Trial • Pleading • The Elements of Contempt • Judicial Notice • Burden of Persuasion • Categories of Contempt • Defenses • Remedies • Effect of Compliance 2006 Edition
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South Carolina Damages, Second Edition Edited by James L. Ward Jr. Edward J. Westbrook
With more than 740 pages of text, South Carolina Damages, Second Edition is the only book of its kind in South Carolina and is co-authored by more than 60 of South Carolina’s most outstanding judges, attorneys and law professors, including Chief Justice Jean Hoefer Toal, Judge Karen L. Henderson, Judge G. Ross Anderson Jr., Judge P. Michael Duffy, Chief Judge Kaye G. Hearn, practicing attorneys Wallace Lightsey, John E. Parker, Fayrell Furr, Richard Rosen, professors John P. Freeman, Ralph McCullough, Randy Bridwell, and many more of South Carolina’s finest legal minds. Fully updated since publication of the first edition in 2004 and written with the practicing attorney in mind, this cutting-edge book will provide coverage of virtually every important aspect of damages law in South Carolina. Covering not only the theory and policy behind damages law, the book also includes comprehensive analysis of compensatory damages in personal injury and property torts, contract damages and punitive damages, but also more than 30 individual chapters on everything from damages in anti-trust and automobile wreck cases to wrongful death and wrongful discharge and virtually everything in between! 2009 Edition
South Carolina Equity: A Practitioner’s Guide Randolph R. Lowell Robert L. Reibold Shealy Boland Reibold
From the history of equity jurisprudence in South Carolina to present day procedure, South Carolina Equity: A Practitioner’s Guide comprehensively discusses equity practice in South Carolina courts and details over 35 commonly used equitable maxims, causes of actions, and defenses. Chapters are alphabetically organized and thoroughly annotated so that this book is a handy, easy-to-use guide for the South Carolina lawyer. Some of the maxims, claims, and defenses detailed in the book are: • Accounting • Cancellation of Instruments • Constructive and Resulting Trusts
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Dissolution of a Corporation Equitable Estoppel Equity Is Equality Equity Follows the Law Equitable Indemnity Equitable Tolling Fraudulent Transfer He Who Seeks Equity Must Do Equity Injunctions In Pari Delicto Laches Partition Quantum Meruit Quiet Title Rescission of Contract Shareholder Derivative Actions Specific Performance Unclean Hands
South Carolina Requests to Charge–Civil, Second Edition Hon. Ralph King Anderson Jr.
South Carolina Requests to Charge–Civil includes 35 chapters and hundreds of individual charges covering all the major civil causes of action in South Carolina, as well as general instructions on everything from juror note taking and case discussion to burden of proof, deposition testimony, expert witnesses (including conflicts in expert’s testimony) to judicial notice and more. This incredible Second Edition, which took more than a year to update and edit, includes a complete index for easy access to all charges and issues. And best of all, every single substantive charge is supported by numerous citations to pertinent SC authority. Each purchase of the hardcover text will automatically include the entire text on a CD, which will allow you to search by word or phrase, and copy and paste any charge into your documents, databases, e-mails or other documents. You can even print charges from your laptop right in the courtroom, making this the essential trial companion. 2009 Edition
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South Carolina Rules of Procedure Annotated 2010 Justin S. Kahn
Do you know which rules have been recently amended or what the latest case law and Supreme Court order is concerning the rules? No matter which tribunal you are in front of, you will have the rules and recent annotations. With research current through April 2010, South Carolina Rules of Procedure Annotated 2010 is the premier compendium of the state’s rules of procedure. The latest changes to SCRCP, Rule 33, the Supreme Court order related to SCRCP, Rule 43, the ADR Rule 15 amendment and the 2010 Administrative Law Court revisions are included in this 500 page book. South Carolina Rules of Procedure Annotated 2010 provides you the most up-to-date amendments to the rules and case law available anywhere in South Carolina. No one else provides you with more practical or more comprehensive coverage of South Carolina’s rules of procedure in one handy source. South Carolina Rules of Procedure Annotated 2010 includes: the most recent amendments to the S.C. Rules of Civil Procedure; the full text and complete annotations to the S.C. Rules of Civil Procedure, S.C. Rules of Criminal Procedure, S.C. Rules of Family Court and contains the full text to the S.C. Rules of Probate Court, S.C. Rules of Magistrates Court, S.C. Administrative Law Court Rules and the Alternative Dispute Resolution Rules. Plus the book contains easy-to-use page headings that quickly guide you to any desired section and rule number. This book is offered with South Carolina Evidence Handbook Annotated, Sixth Edition by Justin S. Kahn, for a discounted price. 2010 Edition Combo
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South Carolina Trial Objections Manual Hon. Timothy L. Brown
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The South Carolina Trial Objections Manual is intended to provide a ready resource of often used objections. Objections are listed alphabetically and since the same objection is sometimes made or understood by a different keyword, the objection may be listed under more than one heading. Following each objection are citations to the relevant rules of evidence, procedure, statutory or case law and a brief statement of the law to assist in answering or ruling on the objection. What makes this book truly unique is that every single case citation, rule of law and statutory reference is hyperlinked to the full text. The fully automated electronic version of the book is included with every purchase and makes this resource a stand-alone research tool. It took Judge Brown more than two years to compile and automate this incredible research tool. And along with an amazing compilation of objection material, Judge Brown has also included an article on the admissibility of children's out-of-court statements; the S.C. Rules of Civil and Criminal Procedure; S.C. Rules of Evidence; S.C. Rules of Family Court, Magistrate Court and Probate Court; S.C. Rules of Procedure for the ALC; S.C. U.S. District Local Criminal Court Rules; and Federal Rules of Evidence, Criminal and Civil Procedure. A product demonstration can be seen on the Bar's website. 2010 Edition
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The Attorney-Client Privilege and the Work Product Doctrine: A Practitionerâ€™s Guide with 2009 Supplement Thomas E. Spahn
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The Attorney-Client Privilege and the Work Product Doctrine: A Practitionerâ€™s Guide, authored by Tom Spahn, one of the top lawyers in the country and a recognized expert in the area of ethics, is a truly unique book on a topic that is of interest to a large segment of lawyers in America. Among the many things unique about this book is access to an online, password-protected, electronic archive of attorney-client and workproduct-related cases and other materials. More than 10,000 case summaries are included in this archive, which will be updated on a continual basis. Access to the online resources is available only to purchasers of the book. The book is hardbound in two volumes and contains more than 800 pages of material. It includes a comprehensive index, table of cases and table of
contents to help you quickly find what you need. Each book purchase comes with a supplement bringing the entire two-volume set current through June 2009. 2007 Edition with 2009 Cumulative Supplement #655
The South Carolina Collision Investigation Tool Kit Ronnie M. Cole Candice K. Lapham
The South Carolina Collision Investigation Tool Kit is a handy guide for both criminal and civil practitioners. The Tool Kit is a short and resourceful manual with a user-friendly tabbing system so that you can quickly locate your areas of interest. This manual gives examples of helpful documents and letters showing how to request those documents (FOIA, Tapes/Logs, Collision Studies, etc). The South Carolina Collision Investigation Tool Kit was designed to help attorneys learn the fundamentals of how to evaluate collision scenes. Regardless of your practice area, the information contained in this Tool Kit will expand your knowledge and strengthen your skills when retained on a case which involves a collision. Whether you are a civil attorney who primarily handles automobile accidents or a criminal attorney who handles felony DUI cases, this Tool Kit will teach you what to look for when handling these types of cases in South Carolina. 2010 Edition
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Book of Estate Planning Questions and Answers, Second Edition Albert C. Todd (1950 - 2005) Edited by W. Steven Johnson and William M. Reynolds III
This guide is not a textbook on estate planning for practitioners, but is rather a conversational guide for the estate planning client or layperson. It is, in written form, the questions with answers that Al Todd most frequently received from his clients in the course of his more than 27 years of estate planning practice. It provides a practical, down-to-earth overview of complex questions, but should not be used as a substitute for qualified legal advice. Instead, the attorney should use the book as a reference for his or her clients and
The Lost Art: An Advocate’s Guide to Effective Closing Argument, Third Edition Hon. Joseph F. Anderson Jr.
The Lost Art: An Advocate’s Guide to Effective Closing Argument is a comprehensive survey of both the art and the law of closing argument. Part I is a trial-advocacy composition with practical pointers on preparing and delivering an effective summation. Part II is a compendium of the law of closing argument–the cases that define the boundaries beyond which a lawyer may not venture. Part III is a collection of more than 250 closing argument segments dealing with proof, circumstantial evidence and damages. The revised and expanded Third Edition of this book contains an additional 40 pages of arguments and new text. Unlike many collections of closing arguments, this volume reprints only the most usable portions of each. While the collection includes excerpts from historically significant cases, its focus is on frequently recurring issues. It draws, therefore, primarily from typical cases that were argued uncommonly well. These courtroom classics, along with the collection of quotations contained in the final chapter, can form the nucleus of an effective summation, allowing the busy litigator to draw on the talents of many fine lawyers in a matter of minutes. S.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Jean H. Toal, who wrote the foreword, describes the publication as “an eminently practical book . . . that will be a jewel of an addition to the library of any trial advocate.” 2008 Edition #565
the layperson should use the book as a guide to be better prepared when seeking help from his or her estate planning lawyer. Simply put, this book contains the answers to the questions that most people are asking–thus the answers are phrased in terms of “WDRPD–What Do Real People Do.” The questions and answers are written conversationally and simply. The book is not packed with a lot of legalese and includes concrete examples and diagrams where they are helpful. It is not written to be read like a novel or a textbook. It is written with the premise that most people will look up specific topics or specific questions. The Book of Estate Planning Questions & Answers, Second Edition is just what its name implies - a straightforward, conversational resource for the most common estate planning questions that virtually everyone asks. It is unintimidating yet insightful. But most of all it is practical, and it is the perfect starting point for planning one’s estate, whether large or small. 2008 Edition #311
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Estate Planning in South Carolina, Volumes I, II and III on CD Volume I Author: Professor S. Alan Medlin Volume II & III Editor: Albert C. Todd III
Estate Planning in South Carolina is a three-volume authoritative guide to this complex, challenging, and rewarding area of practice. Volume I, The Substantive Law of Wills and Trusts, by University of South Carolina Law Professor S. Alan Medlin, is a comprehensive, scholarly, and eminently practical treatise analyzing all major aspects of the law of wills and trusts in South Carolina. Professor Medlin is widely recognized as one of the pre-eminent scholars in this area, not only in South Carolina, but nationally. His scholarship and in-the-trenches experience as a practicing attorney ensures that this volume is practical and trustworthy. Volumes II and III, Estate Planning in South Carolina, edited by Albert C. Todd III, and co-authored along with 16 of South Carolina’s most experienced and well-respected estate planning and tax law specialists, focuses on practical advice and guidance for the South Carolina practitioner who seeks to undertake the continued on next page
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challenges, rewards, and benefits of estate planning. Written with the practicing attorney in mind, these excellent volumes give solid, understandable advice, practical insight, and unerring guidance. 2002 Edition
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South Carolina Personal Representative Handbook Elizabeth Patrick Coleman
This handbook is a practical guide through the South Carolina probate process for the lay personal representative, as well as the attorney and staff. It answers the most frequently asked probate questions, explains statutory requirements, lists and explains the most commonly used forms, and does it all in a systematic and plain-language fashion that personal representatives from all backgrounds and educational levels can understand. This booklet is a valuable resource which attorneys may give to their probate clients. It will save you much time and effort by informing your clients about the information they need to gather, the timetable of events, and the responsibilities and duties of the PR. 1998 Edition
The South Carolina Probate Practice Manual, Fourth Edition
Whether you are an experienced probate lawyer or want to expand your practice into this growing field, you must have this valuable manual. 2001 Edition
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The South Carolina Trust Code James C. Hardin III Professor S. Alan Medlin
The South Carolina Trust Code (SCTC) became effective January 1, 2006. It was the most significant codification of the law affecting estate planning and probate since the introduction of the South Carolina Probate Code in 1987. The SCTC codifies or recodifies some of the existing South Carolina statutory and common law, clarifies some issues not previously dealt with legislatively or judicially in South Carolina, and changes some of the existing SC law. This important publication explains the SCTC in depth, discusses how it affects South Carolina trust law, and advises practitioners about the SCTC’s impact on the estate planning and probate practice. In this helpful publication, the authors have included an appendix of forms. Sample forms found in the book include proof of delivery, motion for transfer of venue/ principal place of administration, trustee’s notification to qualified beneficiaries and many more. These electronic forms are included with your book purchase at no additional cost. 2006 Edition
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Albert L. Moses
In a convenient hardcover format, The South Carolina Probate Practice Manual, Fourth Edition is the reference EVERY lawyer needs in handling South Carolina estates of all sizes and complexities. This practical and scholarly book is designed to systemize your probate files by organizing and simplifying much of the detail involved in probate work. The Procedure Guide, Master Information List, Administrative Checklist, and Significant Date List enable you to record and organize every aspect of estate information from South Carolina and federal tax requirements to property transfers and the basic responsibilities of the personal representative. In addition to many form letters and the most common S.C. probate forms, this important book includes Al Moses’ insightful practice tips.
Condominium Law in South Carolina, Second Edition Douglas Scott MacGregor
This book is the state’s only substantive treatise covering the South Carolina Horizontal Property Act. Fully updated since the First Edition, this unique book is thoroughly researched and heavily annotated to provide the busy practitioner with a solid, practical resource on everything from creating the condominium to ownership and governance issues, liability, assessments, taxes, the restrictions and conversion, plus much more! If you represent developers, associations
or owners, this helpful treatise is a must-have for your library. 2007 Edition
Handbook for South Carolina Dirt Lawyers, Second Edition Claire T. Manning
The Supreme Court of South Carolina is issuing opinions in almost every set of Advance Sheets disciplining real estate lawyers for discrepancies in their closing practices. Forces outside South Carolina are attempting to remove the closing process from the purview of lawyers. The downturn in the housing market is increasing foreclosures and decreasing sales. Lawyers are continually pressured to reduce fees while maintaining a high level of service to clients. These materials are an attempt to help “dirt lawyers” deal with these issues in a practical way. This straightforward book will be beneficial for every South Carolina real estate practitioner and their staff members. It was written with the intention of helping “dirt lawyers” stay out of the Advance Sheets and in their closing conference rooms. The Second Edition was written to add materials concerning the 2006 American Land Title Association policy forms and endorsements as well as many sections suggested by readers of the First Edition. 2008 Edition
Landlord-Tenant Law & Procedure in Magistrate Court Hon. George W. Jefferson
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Real Estate Transactions Case and Materials, Second Edition Stephen A. Spitz Michael J. Virzi
This South Carolina specific real estate transactions case book compiles many of South Carolina’s most significant real estate decisions organized to cover every major aspect of South Carolina real estate law and practice. This book is not a hornbook, a treatise
or comprehensive guide to the practice of real estate law–it is a case book. But besides being a case book, the book includes a number of practical and scholarly articles and notes on topics like broker liability, the Statute of Frauds and real estate contracts, real estate descriptions, specific performance, title insurance and the law of termites. Real Estate Transactions Case and Materials, Second Edition includes cases covering the roles of the lawyer and the broker, real estate contracts, breach, seller and buyer remedies, deeds and liabilities that survive the closing, financing the purchase, priority problems, underlying obligations, title insurance, foreclosure and other remedies, mortgage redemption, transfers and quiet title actions. The Second Edition has also been expanded to include a variety of highly valuable ethical opinions and matters that are urgently necessary to know how to be a safe, competent, highly ethical real estate lawyer. If you practice real estate law in South Carolina, this unique case book will be a reference you will use over and over again. 2010 Edition
South Carolina Boundary Law Compendium, Second Edition L. Kimble Carter, P.L.S.
The South Carolina Boundary Law Compendium, Second Edition is a thoroughly researched, logically organized and concise guide to the often complex and arcane rules of boundary law in this state. This handy, affordable and reliable reference is a “point of beginning” from which to start the process of investigation, analysis and determination for virtually every boundary law question or dispute you will ever encounter. The practice of land surveying has experienced significant technological advances in recent years which has made it possible to more easily collect precise, but not always accurate, field data. These technological advances have provided surveyors with the ability to collect greater quantities of precise and oft-times competing data within a relatively short period of time. Thus, although legal matters have always been given serious consideration by surveying professionals in the determination of boundaries, surveyors are necessarily having to more often call upon their knowledge of the law of boundaries. continued on next page
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This practical book includes an index and an appendix containing the full text of several of South Carolina’s most important boundary law cases, as well as valuable sample pleadings. 2003 Edition
South Carolina Foreclosure Law Manual, Second Edition Susan B. Berkowitz Hon. S. Jackson Kimball III Peter D. Korn David A. Maxfield Mary R. Powers J. Pamela Price
In May 2009, the S.C. Supreme Court issued an administrative order to provide uniform procedures in mortgage foreclosure actions for addressing issues related to the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP). The South Carolina Foreclosure Law Manual, Second Edition examines the need for these uniform procedures, discusses the requirements practitioners must comply with, and addresses the impact on foreclosure practice for the attorney and client. Fully updated since the First Edition in 2006, the authors have also added a section that outlines procedural requirements set forth by each master-in-equity. The South Carolina Foreclosure Law Manual, Second Edition is meant to be a compendium of foreclosure law and procedure, including practical guidance from our balanced and experienced authors, an updated discussion of defenses and loss mitigation opportunities–there have been many changes since 2006–and proposed pleadings and sample forms used in the practice today. At no additional cost, each book purchase comes with more than 40 valuable forms on CD (in both Word and WordPerfect) that will enable you to more quickly and efficiently help your client. 2009 Edition
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Tax Sales of Real Property and Mobile Homes in South Carolina, Second Edition Dean A. Hayes
This is an updated edition of Judge Roger M. Young’s excellent guidebook, Tax Sales of Real Property in South Carolina. This Second Edition provides informa-
tion on the many changes in the laws that have occurred in the nine years since the last edition. Also included is new material regarding tax sales of mobile homes in South Carolina, which is significant since about one in five new homes in South Carolina is a mobile home. Confronted with a tax sale question, many lawyers spend hours researching the issue only to discover the case on point is irrelevant because of recent legislative changes. This book will save hours of research time by providing up-to-date information about this confusing area of law. In addition to providing a general overview of the subject, the book provides a coherent analysis of many of the conflicting rulings often encountered when researching or litigating real property or mobile home tax sale questions. Each book purchase comes with the entire book on CD, making the text fully keyword searchable. The CD also contains sample pleadings for an action to set aside a tax sale or obtain tax sale overage and an action to quiet title. 2009 Edition
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South Carolina Taxation and Economic Tax Incentives, Second Edition, with 2009 Cumulative Supplement John C. von Lehe Jr. Jennifer W. Davis
This Second Edition to what has become a classic text on South Carolina tax matters provides updated, in-depth coverage of every major South Carolina tax issue, as well as economic tax incentives and practice before the S.C. Department of Revenue (SCDOR). For the Second Edition, the authors have added a new chapter on the ever-present city and county business license tax (the only publication in this area written for tax advisors). Also included are full discussions of corporate and individual income tax, license tax on corporations, tax credits and withholding. Comprehensive analysis is given to sales tax, including the nature and incidence of sales tax, drop shipments, the nature and incidence of the use tax, rates and collection of tax, jurisdiction to tax, imports and exports, wholesale sale exclusions, exemptions, casual sales, local option sales tax and special local option taxes, reciprocal credits, interest and penalties, and much more. This Second Edition continues to be the only compre-
hensive treatise on South Carolina tax law. Of immense value to the practitioner is the chapter on economic tax incentives, which covers (1) job tax credits, (2) job development credits and retraining credits, (3) credits for investing in economic impact zones, and (4) fee-in-lieu of property taxes. Other tax incentives such as special source revenue credits, income tax moratorium for new jobs in certain counties, corporate headquarters, contracts for special apportionment of income, sales and use tax incentives, utility infrastructure credits, and other incentives are also discussed. The chapter on procedure is written to provide a roadmap to and through the proper channels at the state SCDOR and county levels and to properly position taxpayers before the Administrative Law Court. The 2009 Supplement to the Second Edition of South Carolina Taxation and Economic Tax Incentives covers recent changes to South Carolina tax law. The Supplement extensively describes the changes in the income tax area including, the jobs tax credit, the corporate income tax moratorium and the South Carolina apportionment formula. The Property Tax Swap bill is discussed along with changes to the manufacturing exemptions. The Supplement also includes a discussion of the port facility credit, the retail facilities revitalization credit, the textile communities revitalization act and the most recent changes to the fee-in-lieu statutes.
United States District Court for the District of South Carolina was created and compiled by the law firm of Wyche Burgess Freeman & Parham, PA. Bound in a three-ring notebook and organized with numbered tabs, it will be simple to add your own notes, resources or updates from the federal courts. This handy reference guide is what every attorney practicing in federal court needs. It will help you to save time, money and energy while learning about the procedures and requirements for federal electronic case filing. Highlights include: • An ECF Checklist • A General Guide to E-Filing • Troubleshooting and Anticipating Problems • ECF Policies and Procedures • ECF Attorney User Manual • And much more!
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An ECF Survival Guide: Electronic Case Filing in the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina Authored and compiled by Wyche Burgess Freeman & Parham, PA
Electronic case filing (ECF) is mandatory for all filings in the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina. Attorneys who practice in federal court must be knowledgeable and proficient in the use of this new system. Client confidence and precious work time depend on your ability to successfully navigate the ECF procedures. Mistakes could result in missing court deadlines or inadvertently disclosing confidential internal documents to your adversary. An ECF Survival Guide: Electronic Case Filing in the
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The Cybersleuth's Guide to the Internet, Eleventh Edition Much of the information that was once only available to professional researchers from expensive, fee-based sources is now available for free on the Internet, if you know how to find it. There’s more to conducting a comprehensive search for information on the Internet than just relying on the results returned by search engines, though. The Cybersleuth’s Guide to the Internet will show you how to be your own cyber-detective and unearth this information FREE (or at low cost!) on the Web. The Cybersleuth’s Guide to the Internet includes numerous examples based on real world research scenarios. Whether you’re just starting to use the Internet for serious research or you’re a seasoned online research veteran, this book can help you find what you’re looking for fast and free. For the beginning searcher, the book covers many overlooked features of Web browsers, the "mechanics" of navigating the Internet, and basic research strategies and tools. For "power searchers," The Cybersleuth’s Guide to the Internet covers more advanced search strategies and uncovers tip and tricks for getting the most out of many of the sites. continued on next page
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Learn How to Use Some of the Same Tools as Skip Tracers & Private Investigators: • Find out How to Dig Up "Dirt" About Anyone • Uncover Information to Attack Someone’s Credibility • Seek Out the Smoking Gun • Mine the Web for Missing People • Discover Addresses (Home and E-mail) • Find Phone Numbers (Even Cellular) • L ocate Someone’s Aliases, Employer’s Name, Political Persuasion • Glean Personal Information From Usenet Postings • Unearth Property Records • Identify Low Cost Public Record and Investigative Databases Discover Quick and Easy Methods to Access Free Public Records: • Birth & Death Records • Social Security Numbers • Liens, Judgments, UCCs, Bankruptcies and Dockets • Business Ownerships • Criminal Backgrounds Find the Quickest Routes to Free Legal Research: • Full-Text Case Law Databases • Online Alternatives for Updating Cases • Elusive Government Documents • Federal, State and Local Primary Law • Secondary Legal Resources (law review articles, legal news, etc.) • Legal Practice Materials (court forms, transactional forms, briefs, dockets, etc.) 2011 Edition
The South Carolina Law of Torts, Third Edition, with 2010 Cumulative Supplement
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First published in 1990, The South Carolina Law of Torts is the standard torts reference for the South Carolina bench and bar. The South Carolina Law of Torts, Third Edition is a rewritten edition, containing not only revisions to reflect recent changes in the law,
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The South Carolina Tort Claims Act: A Primer and Then Some, Third Edition Hon. C. Tolbert Goolsby Jr. Ginger D. Goforth
The Third Edition of The South Carolina Tort Claims Act: A Primer and Then Some is a handy reference and indispensable research tool for anyone prosecuting or defending a claim against any South Carolina government entity. This book is much more than a simple annotated compilation of the South Carolina Tort Claims Act. Instead, it is a scholarly, yet practical treatment of all portions of the Act, all the leading cases, procedures for bringing claims, and even sample forms. The Third Edition features research current through 2003, a complete Table of Cases, Table of Statutes and a comprehensive index for easy reference. Appendix A provides the complete text of the Tort Claims Act, and Appendix B offers many useful forms and sample pleadings. 2003 Edition
Professor F. Patrick Hubbard Professor Robert L. Felix
but also new sections to provide a more comprehensive and up-to-date reference. The Third Edition is comprehensive in scope, covering everything from the policies behind tort law to causes of action, defenses, damages and the allocation of liability. It is meticulously researched, thoroughly cross-referenced, heavily annotated and logically organized. Professors Hubbard and Felix provide unerring analysis and maintain their excellent coverage of S.C. tort law from the policies behind the law to the elements of the causes of action to damages to the allocation of liability. The 2010 Cumulative Supplement includes research current through June 2010 and contains a complete outline of the Tort Reform Legislation.
The Law of Workers’ Compensation Insurance in South Carolina, Fifth Edition Grady L. Beard Shannon Till Poteat Marcy Johnson Lamar Vernon R. Sumwalt Jr. Daniel W. Hayes
Since its introduction in 1992, The Law of Workers’ Compensation Insurance in South Carolina has been this State’s most thorough and scholarly resource on this technical and complex area of the law. With research current through June 2008, and including a new chapter on the 2007 Workers’ Compensation Reform Act, this important publication contains expert analysis of every major area of workers’ compensation law and practice. Written with the practicing attorney in mind, The Law of Workers’ Compensation in South Carolina, Fifth Edition is comprehensive, meticulously researched, practical, and affordable. Our distinguished authors and editors, representing claimants, defendants, and regulators, have taken pains to ensure that the material is presented in a thoroughly accurate and balanced fashion. 2008 Edition
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Flame-out: From Prosecuting Jeffery MacDonald to Serving Time to Serving Tables
Published by Leslie Books, L.P.
In a criminal courtroom, three important chairs face the judge and the witness stand–one for the prosecutor, one for the defense attorney and one for the defendant. Jim Blackburn has sat in all three. In 1979, Jeffrey MacDonald, doctor and former Green Beret, stood trial for the vicious killings of his pregnant wife and two small children. Previously, in 1970 the U.S. Army had found the charges against MacDonald to be “not true.” But by 1979, Jim Blackburn sat in the prosecutor’s chair when a North Carolina federal jury determined otherwise. Years later Blackburn moved to the defense attorney’s chair. At the pinnacle of his career, he fell from grace. In addition to suffering from severe depression, he had signed judges’ signatures on a case that he had only pretended to take to court, and he had misused firm monies as well. Caught, he left the practice of law, entered intense therapy, and spent a brief time in prison. Flame-out is a true story chronicling Blackburn’s life from the height of his career prosecuting MacDonald,
through severe depression, a ruined legal career, imprisonment and his eventual recovery. 2006 Edition
I Remember Atticus
Published by The State Bar of Texas
Jim M. Perdue
Well-known personal-injury plaintiff’s attorney and respected legal author Jim M. Perdue explores the origins of our modern civil justice system to reveal its deep spiritual and philosophical roots in his latest work, I Remember Atticus: Inspiring Stories Every Trial Lawyer Should Know. Inspired by the character of Atticus Finch in Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, Perdue reminds us of the qualities of faith, freedom, equality, courage and perseverance that inform the American spirit—values without which justice cannot prevail. The stories in this book are an indispensable resource for the trial lawyer seeking more effective persuasion techniques. Perdue gives generously of his wealth of experience to show the novice and veteran alike how to use our core values for practical advocacy. And he does so in a way that entertains, informs and inspires. 2004 Edition
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So You're Going to Try Your First Case, 2nd Edition
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SC Personal Representative Handbook
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Condominium Law in South Carolina, 2nd Edition
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Tax Sales of Real Property and Mobile Homes in South Carolina, 2nd Edition (includes CD)
An EFC Survival Guide: Electronic Case Filing
The Cybersleuth's Guide to the Internet, 11th Edition
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I Remember Atticus
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