Results-Focused Legal Advocacy For Clients Throughout Greater Seattle

Tenacious Advocates For Complex Estate Disputes


We understand that planning for the future can feel overwhelming. But with our guidance, you can create a clear and comprehensive estate plan that protects your loved ones and ensures your wishes are carried out.  Each Estate is unique.  We empower clients to make informed decisions, we craft personalized Estate Plans.

Our Estate Planning Services:

  • Wills: A foundational document outlining how you want your assets distributed after your passing.
  • Revocable Living Trusts: Manage your assets during your lifetime and streamline the distribution process after you’re gone, potentially avoiding probate.
  • Durable Powers of Attorney: Empower a trusted individual to make financial decisions on your behalf if you become incapacitated.
  • Health Care Directives: Articulate your preferences for medical care in case you’re unable to speak for yourself.
  • Succession Planning: Develop a strategy to ensure a smooth transition of your business ownership or family assets.

Why Choose Lovik & Juhl, PLLC?

  • Personalized Attention: We take the time to understand your unique circumstances and goals.
  • Clear Communication: We explain legal complexities in a straightforward manner, empowering you to make informed decisions.
  • Experience You Can Trust: Our attorneys have extensive experience crafting effective estate plans for Seattle residents.
  • Compassionate and Professional: We treat every client with respect and sensitivity during this important process.

Peace of Mind for You and Your Loved Ones:

By creating a comprehensive estate plan, you can:

  • Protect your assets and ensure they go to your intended beneficiaries.
  • Minimize the burden on your family during a difficult time.
  • Have a say in your medical care if you’re unable to make decisions.
  • Provide clarity and avoid potential family conflict.


Navigating Probate & Trust Administration with Confidence – Seattle Area Law Firm

We understand that dealing with probate and trust administration after a loved one’s passing can be overwhelming. Our compassionate and experienced Seattle attorneys can guide you through this complex legal process efficiently and respectfully.

Washington Probate & Trust Administration Services:

  • Probate Administration: We ensure the smooth and efficient settlement of estates through probate court, including gathering assets, settling debts, and distributing inheritances according to the will or Washington law.
  • Trust Administration: We handle the administration of revocable living trusts, ensuring assets are distributed according to the trust terms and minimizing probate court involvement.
  • Inventory & Valuation: We locate and value all estate assets to ensure an accurate accounting.
  • Debt Payment & Tax Preparation: We manage outstanding debts and navigate complex tax filings related to the estate.
  • Beneficiary Communication: We keep beneficiaries informed throughout the process and ensure a smooth distribution of assets.

Benefits of Choosing Lovik & Juhl, PLLC

  • Experienced Guidance: Our attorneys have extensive experience handling probate and trust administration for Washington residents.
  • Client-Centered Approach: We understand the emotional challenges you face, providing personalized attention and support.
  • Efficient & Cost-Effective: We strive to manage the process efficiently, minimizing costs while ensuring all legal requirements are met.
  • Clear Communication: We keep you informed throughout the process, explaining complex legal matters in a clear and understandable way.

Peace of Mind During a Difficult Time:

By partnering with Lovik & Juhl, PLLC you can ensure your loved one’s wishes are carried out accurately and efficiently. We will handle the legal complexities, allowing you to focus on healing and honoring your loved one’s memory.


Our Estate Litigation Services:

We understand that disputes can arise regarding wills, trusts, and estates. If you’re facing a disagreement over an inheritance in Washington State, our experienced Seattle estate litigation attorneys can help.

Washington’s TEDRA Advantage:

Washington benefits from the Trust and Estate Dispute Resolution Act (TEDRA), which promotes efficient and fair resolution of estate conflicts. Our attorneys are well-versed in TEDRA and can leverage its provisions to navigate your case effectively.

Our Estate Litigation Services:

  • Will Contests: Challenge the validity of a will if you believe it’s the result of fraud, undue influence, or mental incapacity.
  • Trust Disputes: Resolve disagreements involving the interpretation, administration, or breach of trust terms.
  • Beneficiary Disputes: Protect your rightful inheritance if there’s a challenge to your beneficiary status.
  • Fiduciary Duty Issues: Address concerns regarding the conduct or decisions of executors, trustees, or personal representatives.
  • Breach of Contract Claims: Enforce pre-existing agreements related to estate distribution.

Why Choose Lovik & Juhl, PLLC

  • Skilled Negotiators: We strive to resolve disputes efficiently through negotiation and mediation whenever possible.
  • Trial-Ready Attorneys: If necessary, we are experienced litigators prepared to advocate for your rights in court.
  • TEDRA Expertise: Our in-depth knowledge of TEDRA allows us to leverage its benefits for your case.
  • Compassionate and Client-Focused: We understand the emotional complexities of estate disputes and offer personalized attention throughout the process.

Finding Resolution, Protecting Your Interests:

Our goal is to help you achieve a fair and timely resolution to your estate litigation matter. We will:

  • Carefully analyze your situation and legal options.
  • Develop a comprehensive strategy tailored to your specific needs.
  • Communicate clearly and keep you informed throughout the process.
  • Advocate fiercely for your rights and inheritance.