Though mediation can be a useful tool in resolving disputes in a range of cases – in fact, it is now required in divorces and all civil law cases in York County – it is a particularly beneficial tool in the area of probate.

That is because emotions usually run high at first in probate cases, as families process their grief at the same time they’re dealing with difficult legalities. Oftentimes, once parties take the opportunity to sit down with a neutral third party they find themselves working toward common ground and away from a protracted legal battle.

If you are involved in an estate where various sides are having difficulty reaching an agreement, talk to Morton & Gettys to learn how probate mediation could help.


John P. Gettys, Jr.


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