Mewborn & DeSelms, Attorneys at Law - Jacksonville, NC

829 Gum Branch RoadSuite C Jacksonville, NC 28540- 6262

Updated: 04/27/2018

Jacksonville Criminal Law Firm

Overview

For over a decade Mewborn Law Office has provided a broad range of legal services to businesses, families, and individuals within Onslow County and throughout the State of North Carolina. Our firm concentrates its practice in workers' compensation, real estate, civil litigation, business law, family law, and criminal defense, including traffic matters. Our office also provides basic services to our clients in the areas of wills and estates. With twenty years of combined litigation experience...

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