Practice Areas

  • Any time the future of your business is at stake, you need legal advice you can trust. Our business and corporate attorneys provide vital counsel on a wide range of issues, regardless of the size of your enterprise or industry sector.
  • At Morton & Gettys, we often focus our efforts on achieving a settlement or negotiation outside of court. When that is not possible we plan and implement strategies designed to represent our clients before a judge or jury.
  • Morton & Gettys offers mediation services for civil law cases, including matters that involve leases, small business ownership, and employment.
  • We regularly assist landlords and tenants in commercial leasing transactions, including in ground leases, build-to-suit leases, office, industrial, restaurant, shopping center, retail center, and medical office space leases.
  • In one of the most dynamic regions of South Carolina, Morton & Gettys attorneys are knowledgeable and experienced resources for commercial and residential real estate development, investment, and management professionals.
  • Morton & Gettys attorneys are experienced in all aspects of condemnation and eminent domain processes and can defend clients’ property ownership in South Carolina, North Carolina, Florida, and Georgia
  • Our attorneys have decades of experience representing national, regional and local lenders and other creditors in a diligent, thorough manner.
  • Morton & Gettys lawyers represent clients, individuals and organizations, accused of criminal misconduct. Our work encompasses research, preparation, and arguing of a case to defend each client.

    Domestic Violence, Drug Offenses, Juvenile Crime, Property Crimes, Underage Alcohol Charges
  • From a simple speeding ticket to a reckless driving charge to a complicated drunk driving case, the attorneys at Morton & Gettys can help you resolve the issue in a way that minimizes consequences.

    DUI Defense, DUAC, Traffic offenses
  • Morton & Gettys attorneys help school districts, administrators, and boards of trustees navigate many of the issues and challenges unique to public and private education.
  • Morton & Gettys’ employment practice offers an array of services to address employer and employee relationships, ranging from day-to-day advice to perpetual management of complex employment issues.
  • Morton & Gettys attorneys have the experience necessary to provide effective counsel for the preservation of assets while understanding the sensitivities of the process.

    Asset Management & Business Succession Planning, Fiduciary Services, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Power of Attorney, Special Needs Planning, Trust Formation, Wills
  • When families face changes that are emotionally difficult, Morton & Gettys attorneys provide skilled legal advice and representation with a high level of compassion, personal attention and support.

    Divorce, Child Custody & Visitation, Child Support, Collaborative Divorce, Marital Assets & Spousal Support, Marital Agreements, Adoption
  • Mediation is a sensible approach for resolving traumatic changes within the family, such as a separation, divorce, child custody and support matters.
  • Morton & Gettys attorneys counsel banks, credit unions, and private equity investors in making commercial loans (real estate secured and otherwise). We handle foreclosures, collection actions, loan workouts, and loan modifications.
  • Morton & Gettys provides a concentrated health care practice within the firm dedicated to health care professionals and providers, addressing administrative, regulatory, compliance and employment matters.
  • Morton & Gettys attorneys can offer counsel, help navigate the challenges, and provide better understanding of the laws affecting homeowners associations.
  • Morton & Gettys provides counsel and representation regarding various commercial, residential and mixed-use projects. We work with individuals, developers, builders, government entities, and businesses of all sizes from inception through completion.
  • Metrolina Business Services, Inc., a subsidiary of Morton & Gettys, is a professional registered agent company. It serves as a registered agent for companies doing business in South Carolina.
  • Morton & Gettys represents clients in residential purchase contracts and home purchase closings, mortgage refinances, and home equity lines of credit. Additionally, we represent builders, both small and large.
  • Morton & Gettys works with motor vehicle and trucking accidents, wrongful death, Workers’ Compensation, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse and neglect, product liability and other cases involving catastrophic injury or death.
  • From simple probate administration to extensive litigation in cases where serious disagreements arise, the probate attorneys at Morton & Gettys in Rock Hill stand ready to assist clients during difficult times.

    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Probate Mediation
  • Morton & Gettys' subsidiary, Moffatt Title Insurance, provides comprehensive service and representation in certifying real estate titles to clients, advising clients regarding title and insurability issues, and in negotiating coverage.