Sol Lovas

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  • 2817 Second Avenue North, Suite 207, P.O. Box 399, Billings, MT 59103-0399
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Biography


Law Clerk to Hon. Russell E. Smith, U.S. District Court, District of Montana, 1979—1980. Adjunct Professor, Estate Administration, Rocky Mountain College Legal Assistant Program.
Founder and Chair, Yellowstone Valley Women Lawyers, 1987—1993.

Cases:
Timm v. Montana DPHHS, 2008 Mont. 126, 184 P.3d 994 (2008) (Medicaid eligibility issues)

Experience and Expertise:

Sol has been practicing Family Wealth Law in the Billings area since 1980. After practicing with a general law firm for several years, she opened her own solo practice in 1992, to specialize in Family Wealth Law.

Prior Employment:
Member, Felt, Martin, Frazier and Lovas, P.C., Billings, MT, 1980—1992
Law Clerk, U.S. District Judge, Missoula, MT, 1979—1980

Professional Activities:
Sol is a frequent speaker for community and professional programs on Family Wealth Law issues.

Publications:
Sol Lovas, When Is a Family Not a Family? Inheritance and the Taxation of Inheritance Within the Non-Traditional Family, 24 Idaho Law Review 353 (1988)

Personal:
Sol was born in Seattle and grew up in Alaska. In 1976, she moved to Montana, where her mother and father were born and raised.


Certifications
Sol is the first and only Certified Elder Law Attorney (CELA)* in the state of Montana.





(Certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation)

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Wills and Probate
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Estate and Gift Tax
  • Special Needs Trusts

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
406-252-7522  Phone
406-252-8024  Fax
www.lovaslaw.com
University Attended:
Alaska Pacific University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1976
Law School Attended:
University of Montana, J.D., with high honors, 1979
Year of First admission:
1979
Admission:
1982, U.S. Tax Court; 1979, Montana
Memberships:
State Bar of Montana; American Bar Association; National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.
Birth Information:
Seattle, Washington, 1954
Reported Cases:
Timm v. Montana DPHHS, 2008 MT 126, 184 P3d 994 (2008) (Medicaid eligibility issues).
Certifications:
( Certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation )
ISLN:
905350651
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard
  • Peer Reviews

    Client Reviews

    • 1.5/5.0 (1 review)
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    • Responsiveness

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    • Quality of Service

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    • Value for Money

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    • No Recommendations   1.5/5.0 Rated on 08/14/17 in Wills and Probate.

      The estate that she was working on for our family was dragged out over two years and cost double her quoted fee. I am disappointed in how she handled the proccess.

      The estate that she was working on for our family was dragged out over two years and cost double her quoted fee. I am disappointed in how she handled the proccess. Read less

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