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Robert Johnston

  • Animal & Dog Law, Criminal Law, DUI & DWI ...
  • South Carolina
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Education
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
J.D.
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Oakland University
B.G.S.
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Professional Associations
South Carolina State Bar
Member
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
South Carolina
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Practice Areas
    Animal & Dog Law
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    DUI & DWI
    Elder Law
    Maritime Law
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Products Liability
    Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
    Workers' Compensation
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
Legal Answers
Q. Can an officer issue a citation for simple possesion of marijuana if he stopped a person for no reason and no probable
A: Legally, there must be probable cause for stopping a vehicle. Different courts handles these issues differently. Usually here in South Carolina it results in a Probable Cause Hearing, where probably cause for the stop is challenged and the judge rules. If the judge rules in the defendant's favor, the charge is usually dismissed. If the judge rules against the defendant, then the charge will continue.
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Contact & Map
825 Surfside Drive
Surfside, SC 29575
Toll-Free: (888) 789-8100
Telephone: (843) 828-1137
Fax: (843) 828-0618