Sol Lovas

Sol Lovas (Billings, Montana)

Sol Lovas

Attorney in Billings, MT

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.



406-252-7522 406-252-7522
Credit Cards Accepted
Client Rating N/A
Peer Rating 4.4 of 5

Areas of Law

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

Peer Rating

Peer Rating

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4.4 out of 5.0
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Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Position
Member
Admission Details
Admitted in 1979, Montana
1982, U.S. Tax Court
Credit Cards Accepted
Law School Attended
University of Montana
Class of 1979
J.D.
with high honors
University Attended
Alaska Pacific University
Class of 1976
B.A.
summa cum laude
Birth Information
Born in 1954
Seattle, Washington, 1954
Associations & Memberships
State Bar of Montana; American Bar Association; National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.
Representative Cases
Timm v. Montana DPHHS, 2008 MT 126, 184 P3d 994 (2008) (Medicaid eligibility issues).

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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
Sol Lovas, Lawyer, P.C.
2817 Second Avenue North, Suite 207, P.O. Box 399,
Billings, MT 59103-0399
U.S.A.
Phone
406-252-7522
Fax
406-252-8024
Office Information
Office Information
Sol Lovas
Member
Sol Lovas, Lawyer, P.C.
2817 Second Avenue North, Suite 207, P.O. Box 399,
Billings, MT 59103-0399

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Sol Lovas, Lawyer, P.C. (Billings, Montana)