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Attorney Ned Mangum Gains Certification as Family Financial Mediator

July 01, 2024

Raleigh, N.C. (July 1, 2024) — Smith Debnam proudly announces that Partner Ned W. Mangum has received certification as a Family Financial Mediator from the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission. This certification adds a significant accolade to Mangum’s already distinguished career in law, underscoring his dedication to excellence in family law.

Previously serving Wake County as Chief District Court Judge and having over 16 years on the bench, Mangum’s practice focuses on divorce and family law at Smith Debnam. His representation covers a wide range of complex family law issues, including alienation of affection, alimony and spousal support, child custody and visitation, child support, divorce and separation, domestic violence, protective orders, and prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.

Jerry T. Myers, Managing Partner at Smith Debnam, commented on Mangum’s achievement: “Ned’s certification as a Family Financial Mediator is not just a win for him but for all of us at Smith Debnam and the clients we serve. His profound understanding of the law, coupled with this new mediation skill set, will enhance our ability to offer nuanced and effective solutions in family law financial matters.”

This latest certification enables Mangum to further assist families in reaching amicable resolutions to financial disputes, particularly in the sensitive areas of property division, equitable distribution, and separation agreements.

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