McDowell County

McDowell County

Our Philosophy

When you are charged with a crime in Marion, McDowell County, NC, regardless of the outcome of the case, society tends to view you in a negative light. Our criminal defense firm, however, takes a very different approach; we base our mission on the ideal that each accused person is innocent until proven guilty.  With this principle serving as the foundation of our work, our attorneys work tirelessly to defend clients charged with criminal matters ranging from minor traffic violations, misdemeanors such as assault and drug possession, to serious felony charges.

Regardless of the charges against you, we will work aggressively to defend you in a court of law. We routinely represent clients charged with the following crimes:  DWIDrug ChargesSpeeding and other Traffic ChargesDriving Revoked and License restorationAssaultsExpungementMissed Court Dates.

Experienced Representation

With a daily presence in court since 1998, the Curtis Sluder Law Firm has the experience you need. From a traffic matter to complex criminal defense, we stand by you and fight for your rights.  From protecting your right to drive, to protecting your freedom from incarceration, we defend you every step of the way.

McDowell County, NC Traffic Lawyer

We protect the rights of defendants from Crooked Creek, Dysartsville, Glenwood, Marion, Montford Cove, Nebo, North Cove, Pleasant Gardens, Woodlawn-Sevier, Sugar Hill, and Old Fort.


Marion, NC Lawyer

McDowell county was first formed in 1842 from parts of Burke County and Rutherford County. It was named for Joseph McDowell, a Revolutionary War leader and hero of the Battle of King’s Mountain.  Old Fort was at one time the Western most point of the Colony.  The film “Last of the Mohicans” was filmed in McDowell County

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Clerk of Superior Court

District Attorney

McDowell County Sheriff Department

Marion Police Department

Old Fort Police Department

State Highway Patrol

Wildlife Law Enforcement

Alcohol Law Enforcement

Alcohol / Drug Assessments


Bail Bondsmen