Attorney Mark Jetton was recently interviewed by NBC Charlotte affiliate WCNC about the tough enforcement of DWI laws across North and South Carolina, with North Carolina coming in 15th worst and South Carolina coming in 5th for DWI’s across the nation. As WCNC reporters analyze the numbers, Mark Jetton shares his experiences with DWI defendants…

Facts:   A state trooper pulled our client over for swerving into the lane and almost hitting a police car.  This occurred after a Carolina Panthers football game.  Upon making contact, the state trooper found our client to have a very strong odor of alcohol on their breath and a cooler of beer in the car…

NC DMV v. Client Practice Area: DMV HEARING Facts:   Our client had a driver’s license restriction where they had to have the blow machine in their car for 3 years.  During that time period the client had to provide a sample of their breath in the machine every time they drove the vehicle.  The DMV notified…

STATE OF NC v. Client Practice Area: DWI Facts:   After investigating our client’s case, we found that their drunk driving arrest was illegal. We filed a pre-trial motion to have the arrest thrown out.  After presentation and testimony of the evidence in court the judge granted our motion. All of the evidence obtained as the result…

STATE OF NC v. Client Practice Area: Truck Driver Charged with DWI while driving their 18-wheeler on the highway Facts:   Our client was pulled over on the highway after a state trooper observed swerving all over the road in their tractor trailer they were driving for work.  Upon making contact with our client the state trooper found…

On Friday March 27, 2015 after a week-long trial in Union County, North Carolina a jury returned a unanimous verdict for $175,000 dollars in favor of Mark Jetton’s client, a 19 year old teenager, represented by Mr. Jetton who was severely injured in a car accident which occurred on January 6, 2013. The Defendant’s insurance…

Facts: Our client called our law office after getting a ticket for possession of alcohol underage at the Kenny Chesney Concert at PNC Music Pavilion. The 19 year old was enjoying the country music, when to their shock and utter surprise another “seemingly” concert goer approached them and gave them an underage drinking citation. Although, in reality, this…