Sol limits her practice to Family Wealth Law - which includes Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts, Medicaid Planning, Special Needs, and Elder Law.
Elder Law; Estate Planning; Wills and Probate; Trusts and Estates; Estate and Gift Tax; Special Needs
1979, Montana; 1982, U.S. Tax Court
University of Montana, J.D.
State Bar of Montana; American Bar Association; National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys.
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
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.
Member, Felt, Martin, Frazier and Lovas, P.C., Billings, MT, 1980-1992
Law Clerk, U.S. District Judge, Missoula, MT, 1979-1980
J.D. 1979, High Honors, University of Montana School of Law, Missoula, Montana
B.S. 1976, summa cum laude, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage, Alaska
Sol is a frequent speaker for community and professional programs on Family Wealth Law issues.
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)
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.