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    • Mark S. Jetton, Jr. Received Attorney and Practice Magazine, North Carolina’s 2018 “Top 10 Personal Injury Law Attorneys” Award

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    • Mark S. Jetton, Jr. Named As 2017 AIDUIA “10 Best DUI/DWI Attorneys For Client Satisfaction in NC”

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    • I Have Been In A Motor Vehicle Accident, What Do I Do Now?

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    • Mark Interviewed As Greg Hardy's Charges Are Dropped*

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    • Fathers' Rights In Child Custody Matters

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    • Custody Disputes And Parental Consistency

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    • The Usefulness Of A Solid Parenting Plan

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    • Agreeing On What Child Support Will Cover

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    • Co-Parenting After Divorce

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    • Paying For A Child's Sport Activity As A Divorced Couple

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    • Why You Should Plead “Not Guilty” at Arraignment

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    • North Carolina Expunctions

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    • The Benefits of Divorce Mediation

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    • North Carolina Domestic Violence Protective Order Violation

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    • North Carolina Considers Law To Expand Schedule 1 Controlled Substances

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    • What You Need to Know About Boating While Impaired (BWI) Laws In North Carolina

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    • Jetton & Meredith Proud Sponsors of Mint Hill Makos Baseball Allstars for 2019-Season

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    • Jetton & Meredith Founding Partners Named 2019 Legal Elite by Business North Carolina Magazine

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    • WBTV News Interview: Domestic Violence

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    • Video released of officer using excessive force

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    • Using A Financial Adviser And An Attorney When Divorcing

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      I have been in a motor vehicle accident, what do I do now? Most people have never been in an accident and are unaware of their options following a ...

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