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Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Seattle Probate Attorneys on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Betts, Patterson & Mines, P.S.

Betts, Patterson & Mines PS is an insurance, transactional, and litigation law firm that also practices estate planning, trust, and probate from its Seattle and Portland locations. Founded in 1899, the firm represents clients throughout the metro areas, as well as families and other stakeholders in matters of probate. It assists in the administration of the decedent's estate as well as advising trustees, such as when the will is contested or relating to estate and gift tax issues.

One Convention Place 701 Pike Street Suite 1400
Seattle, WA 98101


Ellis Law

Located in Seattle, Ellis Law practices probate, estate planning, and elder law throughout the state, as well as immigration law nationwide. Founded in 2013 by award-winning attorney, Lisa Ellis, a Millenium graduate of the University of Oregon School of Law, the practice provides probate services for small to medium-size estates. Ms. Ellis assists clients in opening probate proceedings, creating an inventory of the decedent's assets, ensuring the payment of outstanding debts and taxes, and distributing the remaining estate to beneficiaries.

1001 4th Ave Ste 3200
Seattle, WA 98154


Ellis, Li & McKinstry PLLC

Ellis, Li & McKinstry PLLC is a Seattle-based law firm with multiple areas of practice, including trust, estate, and probate litigation. Serving individuals and families across the metro area since its foundation in 1977, the firm's probate practice supports and represents all parties in every aspect of probate law. The firm's attorneys have extensive experience handling cases where the will and trust are contested, where the executor and beneficiaries are in dispute, and where there are allegations of elder abuse.

2025 1st Ave Ph A
Seattle, WA 98121


Riach Gese Jacobs PLLC

The legal firm of Riach, Gese, Jacobs PLLC has represented the Seattle metro area surrounding its Lynwood offices since 1959. The firm's attorneys have extensive experience in estate planning, probate, elder law, and business law. In matters relating to probate law, its lawyers sensitively handle the decedent's estate, recognizing it as a time of high emotion. Services include the marshaling of the estate's assets, resolving debts and taxes, and distributing the remainder of the estate to the beneficiaries.

PO Box 1067 7331 196th Street Sw
Lynnwood, WA 98046


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