Recent Blog Posts

Traditional IRAs and Trusts

Take care when creating a trust to benefit a minor child or other beneficiary where IRA benefits may become part of the trust assets, or where you have designated minor children as the outright beneficiaries of your IRA. You may need an IRA trust to protect those funds while preserving the potential tax benefits of… Read More »

Support the Winston-Salem Police Foundation!

See WSPF President Scott Sewell’s letter to the editor in today’s W-S Journal. It is more important than ever to support our police force and the community and “to help enhance relationships between residents and the police.”

Attorney Heather J. Kiger to open new firm!

We are sad to see Heather go, but she can be reached at her new office a stone’s throw from J.E. Thornton, P.A. Visit Heather at Heather Kiger Law, PLLC at 1303 Ashleybrook Lane, Winston-Salem, NC 27103 or call 336-602-1018.

ARAG Attorney Network

Now all three of our attorneys, Jack E. Thornton, Jr., Heather J. Kiger, and J. Alex Thornton, are proud members of the ARAG Attorney Network. If you are a member of the ARAG legal services plan, please give us a call. We can handle your estate planning, simple traffic tickets, real estate transactions, and more!

Top Attorneys in North Carolina!

Jack E. Thornton, Jr. has been named a Top Attorney in North Carolina by Charlotte Magazine for the fifth time in 2014. Jack previously received this honor in 2013, 2010, 2008, and 2007. Congratulations!