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Interest on Lawyer's Trust Accounts (IOLTA) Checking

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IOLTA Checking is available exclusively to lawyers and law firms managing general (multi-client) trust funds. IOLTA offers you:

  • No monthly maintenance fee
  • Direct payment of interest to your state's bar foundation

Get the tools your firm needs to access and manage funds conveniently:

  • Competitive interest rates
  • Direct payment of interest to your state's bar foundation
  • BB&T CashManager OnLine® for your online banking needs

As an IOLTA Checking client, you'll enjoy account extras to help your firm achieve financial goals:

  • Monthly deposit statement of activity and free check safekeeping
  • Check images with statement (front and back) or check returns with statement at no charge
  • Wide range of liquidity management services including BB&T OnSite DepositSM
  • Free consultation services for all your financial needs

IOLTA is subject to rules governing attorney trust accounts in the state whose laws govern the account. These rules cover payment of interest and reporting of certain account activity (e.g., overdrafts, returned items, etc.) to third parties. It is the lawyer's responsibility to pay for fees assessed in connection with their IOLTA account that are not netted against interest.

Learn more about our pricing and fees in our Pricing Guide.

Read our Commercial Bank Services Agreement.

Your IOLTA Checking account is conveniently accessible 24/7, you can bank on your schedule:

  • BB&T Small Business Online® – secure online account management
  • BB&T CashManager OnLine – for more sophisticated electronic banking needs
  • Mobile Banking – account access 24/7 from your mobile device1
  • Alerts – account activity alerts by email or text message
  • BB&T Phone24 – unlimited automated account information, 800-BANK-BBT (800-226-5228), option 4

Interest on Lawyer's Trust Accounts (IOLTA) Checking

Open an Account

IOLTA Checking is available exclusively to lawyers and law firms managing general (multi-client) trust funds. IOLTA offers you:

  • No monthly maintenance fee
  • Direct payment of interest to your state's bar foundation

Get the tools your firm needs to access and manage funds conveniently:

  • Competitive interest rates
  • Direct payment of interest to your state's bar foundation
  • BB&T CashManager OnLine® for your online banking needs

As an IOLTA Checking client, you'll enjoy account extras to help your firm achieve financial goals:

  • Monthly deposit statement of activity and free check safekeeping
  • Check images with statement (front and back) or check returns with statement at no charge
  • Wide range of liquidity management services including BB&T OnSite DepositSM
  • Free consultation services for all your financial needs

IOLTA is subject to rules governing attorney trust accounts in the state whose laws govern the account. These rules cover payment of interest and reporting of certain account activity (e.g., overdrafts, returned items, etc.) to third parties. It is the lawyer's responsibility to pay for fees assessed in connection with their IOLTA account that are not netted against interest.

Learn more about our pricing and fees in our Pricing Guide.

Read our Commercial Bank Services Agreement.

Your IOLTA Checking account is conveniently accessible 24/7, you can bank on your schedule:

  • BB&T Small Business Online® – secure online account management
  • BB&T CashManager OnLine – for more sophisticated electronic banking needs
  • Mobile Banking – account access 24/7 from your mobile device1
  • Alerts – account activity alerts by email or text message
  • BB&T Phone24 – unlimited automated account information, 800-BANK-BBT (800-226-5228), option 4

MJ-IOTA is an interest-bearing checking account exclusively for judicial officials participating in the Minor Judiciary Interest on Trust Accounts Program in Pennsylvania.

The interest earned on an MJ-IOTA account is remitted directly to the PA IOLTA Board. Funds aid the citizens of Pennsylvania through educational legal programs and are used for civil legal assistance to the poor and disadvantaged.

MJ-IOTA Checking offers you:

  • No monthly maintenance fees
  • No service fees charged to any MJ-IOTA account or netted against interest earned on the account
  • Direct payment of interest to the PA IOLTA Board

Interest on Lawyer's Trust Accounts (IOLTA) Checking

Open an Account

IOLTA Checking is available exclusively to lawyers and law firms managing general (multi-client) trust funds. IOLTA offers you:

  • No monthly maintenance fee
  • Direct payment of interest to your state's bar foundation

Open an Account

By Phone

Call us at 800-BANK-BBT (800-226-5228), option 4.

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