Timothy R. Mortimer’s practice includes business litigation, probate work on wills and estates, and managing business transactions including real estate contracts and business-to-business contracts for contractors and subcontractors. Mr. Mortimer has a depth of experience helping small businesses optimize their start up process and in related litigation. He has counseled individuals and companies on a wide range of business issues including: formation of, and disputes regarding, employment and independent contractor agreements, stock and asset purchases and sales, real estate agreements and disputes, and the creation, enforcement and breach of all types of contracts. A significant portion of his practice involves disputes between shareholders, members and partners of small business and counseling individuals at the start-up of their companies to minimize the risk of those disputes in the future. In his probate practice, Mr. Mortimer represents personal representatives and administrators of estates in litigation and in navigating the probate process from start to finish. He represents trustees in disputes and in performing their duties for the trust and its beneficiaries. He also represents beneficiaries under wills and trusts in litigation involving will contests, breaches of duty, undue influence, and other claims they may have against an estate or trust.