FAQ Page

  • David has helped secure reasonable bonds for many of his clients. Every case is different and David is available to discuss your incarcerated loved one’s particular case and circumstances. Some individuals are contacted by law enforcement to turn themselves in on a pending criminal arrest warrant. If contacted in a timely fashion, David can make arrangements to appear with a client at his initial arraignment. This provides the client with legal representation at his first bond hearing.
  • Only your bondsman can answer that question; you will have to call him or her to ask whether you need to continue to check in. Sometimes, however, an attorney’s Letter of Representation indicating you have hired an attorney is enough for them to waive your required phone calls.
  • David Seay, Jr. has been practicing law in the Upstate for 20 years. He was formerly a prosecutor in Greenville and Pickens (1995-2003), which gives him crucial insight into how the law works from both sides. Since he went into private practice in 2003, he has been aggressively pursuing favorable dispositions for his clients in the criminal, civil and family courts of South Carolina.
  • As a solo-practitioner, David Seay, Jr. is able to personally devote his time and effort to each case individually. When you hire the Seay Law Firm to represent you, you can have assurance that David himself will be the attorney handling your case from beginning to end. David works closely with his paralegal staff on each case, so that even if you call the office while he is in Court, you can trust that that David or his paralegal will be available to answer your questions and concerns.
  • David Seay, Jr. is known as a strong and aggressive lawyer in the courtroom. He is ranked as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the State of South Carolina, by the National Trial Lawyers. Whenever necessary, David will be prepared to take your case to trial, whether it’s a criminal case, family court hearing or civil litigation case.
  • Below, we have listed only a few ways an attorney may be of service. When in doubt, we recommend at least coming in for a consultation, to determine more specifically how our services might aid you in your particular legal situation.
    • In criminal matters, an attorney may be able to get your charges dismissed, reduced or handled in one of the many pre-trial diversion programs available today, help you avoid a jail sentence and help you obtain probationary or alternative sentences.
    • In Family Court matters, it is imperative to have an attorney at your side, protecting your interests, especially if the other party has already hired one. Hearings can come up quickly, so we recommend consulting with a lawyer as soon as you are served with papers.
    • If you’ve been in an automobile accident or were injured at work, the insurance company is NOT on your side. An experienced trial attorney can assist you in getting the insurance company to pay you for your damages.
  • Every case is different. To get an exact quote for representation on any matter, you must first speak with David. Criminal cases are billed as a flat fee, and payment plans are available for criminal matters. Family Court matters are billed at an hourly rate. David is paid a fee contingent on the amount of money awarded his client in Personal Injury cases.
  • Consultations regarding criminal charges and personal injury matters are FREE of charge.   To set up your consultation, simply call the office at (864) 235-6790. Be prepared to give our paralegal, Bethe, some basic information about your case, so that she may schedule a time for you to meet with David. (Phone consultations are available for criminal matters only. All other consultations are conducted in the office.)
  • To prepare for your appointment, please gather all paperwork associated with your case and bring it with you to the office. Some clients also find it helpful to make a list of all their questions before coming in, to make sure all their concerns are addressed.