Wills, Trusts, Probate and Medicaid Planning

Our practice focuses on probate, wills and trusts and Medicare planning. Ms. Ellis is experienced with both taxable and non-taxable estates and prepares wills, power of attorney, health care directives, and trusts. We also assist clients navigate the technicalities of qualifying for Medicare through early and long-term planning.

The probate process can be overwhelming, particularly for those who have lost a loved one. We help clients complete the necessary steps including opening probate, managing creditors, inventorying assets, distributing estate assets and handling taxes. As current trustee and executor for a large estate, Lisa has direct experience working with beneficiaries who are family members, selling a family home, getting appraisals, addressing squatter issues on the property, valuing tangible personal property, working with accountants, navigating the IRS abatement process, managing estate bank accounts, handling debts, distributing tangible personal property and heirlooms, and selling items through estate sales, consignments and auctions. 

Lisa Ellis is a member of the Real Property and Trust Section of the Washington State Bar Association.  She is also a former Wills Clinic volunteer attorney at the Bailey Boushey House in Seattle, WA.

1001 Fourth Ave., Suite 3200
Seattle, WA 98154
phone: (206) 684-9458
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We are committed to providing practical yet innovative solutions to advance strong cases. Our goal is to provide diligent, effective representation and individualized, result-oriented services.