James W. Thompson III, P.C. offers attorney & legal services in real estate closings, property law, estate planning transactions, and general law.

Summary of Specialties:

  • Real Estate Contracts and Property Transactions
  • Wills, Trusts & Estate Administration
  • General Practice

Office Address:

James W. Thompson III, P.C.
1207-C Arendell St.
Morehead City, NC 28557

Real Estate Services:

Buying or selling a home is probably the most significant financial transaction that anyone undertakes in their lifetime. While this can be an exciting time, without the proper legal guidance, the process can be frustrating, overwhelming and more expensive than necessary.  Even if there are no obvious disagreements between the Buyer and Seller it is advisable for each party to enter into real estate transactions with their own attorney who can help steer them away from common pitfalls and make the transaction an enjoyable experience. 

We represent Buyers, Sellers and Financial Institutions from drafting a Purchase and Sale Contract through obtaining the final Title Insurance Policy. 

We offer our clients broad based real estate legal advice and representation in the following transactions: 

  • Real Estate Sales Transactions
  • Closings 
  • Construction Contracts
  • Leases
  • Mortgage-Based Financing Transactions

In addition to real estate transactions, we assist with the following residential and commercial real estate issues:

  • Land use
  • Easements
  • Zoning
  • Permit appeals
  • Tax-Free Exchanges
  • Foreclosures
  • Real Estate Tax Protests
  • Breach of contract
  • Buyer-seller disputes
  • Landlord-tenant disputes

Wills, Trusts & Professional Estate Planning

You’ve worked hard your whole life to provide for your family and make your loved ones more secure.  Without advanced estate planning strategies, much of the significant assets you have accumulated may end up with the IRS and state taxing authorities.

You can trust the experience and professional knowledge that James W. Thompson, III can provide related to:

  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Family Limited Partnerships
  • Personal Residence Trusts
  • Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts
  • Reduction of Federal Estate Taxes
  • Reduction of Gift Taxes
  • Reduction of Generation Skipping Transfer Taxes