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New paid leave tax credit for COVID vaccine

A new tax credit will reimburse small businesses and non-profits that provide paid sick leave for employees to receive the COVID vaccine. The credit, available to companies with fewer than 500 employees, will offset up to $511 a day in paid sick leave costs between April 1 and Sept. 30. An IRS Fact Sheet explains […]

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South Carolina COVID-19 Liability Immunity Act becomes law

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster has signed the COVID-19 Liability Immunity Act into law. It protects for- and non-profit businesses from legal actions stemming from COVID exposure. Business groups supported the bill, which offers immunity to companies and other groups that follow federal and state health guidelines. Several other states have passed similar legislation, which […]

20th Anniversary, News

The May donation of $2,000 goes to NAMI Piedmont Tri-County

Morton & Gettys law firm is donating $2,000 to NAMI Piedmont Tri-County, which helps families affected by mental health disorders in York, Chester and Lancaster counties. This is the fourth monthly gift the firm has provided to a community organization in celebration of Morton & Gettys’ 20th anniversary. Attorneys and staff will select ten organizations […]

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Bev Carroll again named by Super Lawyers in 2021

ROCK HILL, S.C. – Morton & Gettys is proud to announce that our own Bev Carroll has again been recognized for her professional excellence by Super Lawyers® for 2021. This is her second year to receive the honor. Bev is one of the most respected attorneys in the Rock Hill area and across the state, […]

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A trustee must do exactly what the trust says to do

Morton & Gettys is discussing the facts of this case with the permission of the client. By Dan Ballou Partner, Morton & Gettys If you are a trustee, you must do what the trust says you must do. That’s a simple and straightforward principle courts in South Carolina have now strongly affirmed in the case […]

20th Anniversary, News

Morton & Gettys donates $2,000 to Early Learning Partnership of York County

Morton & Gettys is pleased to announce the latest local recipient of a gift in celebration of our 20th anniversary as a law firm. We’re giving $2,000 to the Early Learning Partnership of York County as our April beneficiary. This month’s recipient was chosen by a group of attorneys from the firm including Bev Carroll, […]

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Bev Carroll receives ATHENA Leadership Award for 2020

ROCK HILL, S.C. – Bev Carroll has received the ATHENA Leadership Award for 2020 through the York County Regional Chamber of Commerce. The award is sponsored locally by Founders Federal Credit Union. ATHENA International is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to building a global pipeline of female leaders to create a balance in leadership worldwide. […]

20th Anniversary, News

Local Boy Scouts receive $2,000 donation from Morton & Gettys

Morton & Gettys has given $2,000 to the Palmetto Council of the Boy Scouts of America, the second such gift to a community organization in celebration of the firm’s 20 anniversary.  The firm plans to give $20,000 in 2021 by giving ten $2,000 gifts to local non-profits. Partner Josh Vann, an Eagle Scout who remains […]

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Joe Neal joins M&G Personal Injury Group

ROCK HILL, SOUTH CAROLINA – Joe Neal, an associate at Morton & Gettys since 2019, is expanding his practice and joining the M&G Personal Injury Group. He, along with firm partner and veteran personal injury attorney Richards McCrae, can represent clients in a wide variety of cases. This includes workplace injuries, medical malpractice, dog bites, […]

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Morton & Gettys welcomes attorney Heath Myers

ROCK HILL, SOUTH CAROLINA – Heath Myers, a Rock Hill native and graduate of the University of South Carolina, has joined Morton & Gettys as an associate. He joins certified estate planning specialist Joe Raad and firm co-founder John Gettys on the Morton & Gettys probate administration and litigation team. The attorneys in the practice […]