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Q&A: How South Carolina Probate works

By John P. Gettys Jr. Not having a Will does not mean the State of South Carolina is going to take your property after you die, but it can cause complications when your family is administering your estate. Your assets, by law, will pass to your family even if you don’t have a Will. However, […]

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Morton & Gettys partner Elizabeth Smith Owen to join Riley Institute Diversity Leaders Initiative

Elizabeth Smith Owen, a partner with Morton & Gettys law firm, has been selected to participate in the 15th Midlands class of the Riley Institute’s Diversity Leaders Initiative. The Riley Institute at Furman University, named for former governor Dick Riley, started the DLI in 2003. The more than 2,600 fellows who have participated in the […]

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Morton & Gettys earns top rankings in Real Estate, Trusts & Estates in Best Law Firms

ROCK HILL, SC – The latest edition of “Best Law Firms in America” is out, and Morton & Gettys is pleased with its record performance in the national directory. The 2023 edition lists Morton & Gettys in Tier 1 for the Rock Hill area in two practice areas: Real Estate Law and Trusts & Estates […]

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Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Charlotte receives the next $1,000 donation from M&G Gives

To have a child hospitalized is one of the most stressful things a parent can experience. Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Charlotte makes such tough times easier, providing a home-away-from home for families that need to be there for their children who are sick or injured. Morton & Gettys law firm is stepping up […]

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Womble joins Morton & Gettys real estate team

Trent Womble, an experienced attorney licensed in South Carolina and North Carolina, has joined the Morton & Gettys Real Estate Law Team. Womble has years of experience helping clients in York County and beyond with residential and commercial real estate matters. Before coming to Morton & Gettys, Womble managed the real estate practice of a […]

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Morton & Gettys attorneys honored in new edition of “Best Lawyers”

ROCK HILL, SC: Six Morton & Gettys attorneys are honored in an impressive variety of practice areas in the just-released 2023 “Best Lawyers in America.” A peer-reviewed guide to the nation’s top attorney, the latest edition of “Best Lawyers in America” includes four Morton & Gettys lawyers. Two additional attorneys are included in the companion […]

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M&G co-founder John Gettys named to SCBIZ News real estate Power List

SCBIZ News has named John P. Gettys Jr., one of the founding partners of Morton & Gettys, to the magazine’s new “Power List – Real Estate Attorneys.” John has a diverse legal practice. He is a preferred attorney for many developers and builders and has handled all types of residential real estate closings and purchases. […]

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M&G partner Josh Vann named to SCBIZ News real estate Power List

Josh Vann, a partner with Morton & Gettys and member of the law firm’s extensive business law team, has been named by SCBIZ News to the magazine’s new “Power List – Real Estate Attorneys.” His practice at Morton & Gettys consists largely of commercial real estate and development, as well as real estate finance. He […]

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M&G Gives donates $1,000 to Hospice & Community Care during match campaign

In the early 1980s, a group of friends in Rock Hill decided to help one woman struggling with cancer who wished to remain at home until her death. This led to the creation of Hospice & Community Care, which now has helped thousands of terminally ill people to live their final months in a comfortable, […]

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Leah Anderson McCraney chooses KinderMourn to receive second M&G Gives gift of 2022

KinderMourn provides support services to parents grieving the loss of a child and to children grieving the loss of a parent or another important person in their lives.  Serving the greater Charlotte area, KinderMourn offers counseling programs, support groups, and other resources to those who have suffered unthinkable loss.   Leah is a Senior Paralegal […]