(a) General requirement. - Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, a lawyer expeditiously shall deposit trust money into an attorney trust account.
(b) Exceptions - Direction of court. - Subsection (a) of this section does not apply if there is a court order to the contrary.
(c) Exceptions - Real estate transaction. - Notwithstanding subsection (a) of this section or any other law, a lawyer may disburse, at settlement in a real estate transaction, trust money that the lawyer receives in the transaction.