Stephen MacGillivray Authors Article in Rhode Island Bar Journal: The Benefits of Mediating Real Property Disputes

Disputes over real property can be extremely disruptive and prevent landowners from enjoying their property in peace. These disputes often lead to protracted litigation, follow-on lawsuits, and appeals, which can take an emotional and financial toll on everyone involved.

In this article, Pierce Atwood partner Steve MacGillivray provides three hypotheticals to illustrate why property disputes are well-suited to resolution through mediation. Please click here to read the complete article, published in the May/June 2022 issue of Rhode Island Bar Journal.

Stephen MacGillivray has more than 20 years of experience advising companies, high net worth individuals, and organizations of all sizes in matters related to complex litigation as well as real property disputes including zoning and land use, title, easement and access, condominium disputes, adverse possession and prescriptive rights, commercial leases and claims based on trespass, nuisance, and other property-related torts.