JDSA is your dedicated representative in probate court. Probate is the court process where the will is proved valid or invalid after death. Through this legal process, your loved one’s money and real property are transferred to the beneficiaries and/or heirs according to their will. Our attorneys will represent you in court and take great care to ensure your wishes are fulfilled.


JDSA attorneys make sense of probate. The most common reason for Probate is when the Decedent died holding any real property titled in his or her own name, or personal property (usually a cash or securities account) titled in his or her own name whose value exceeds $100,000. Without a legal Will, your assets will be distributed through the process of Intestate Probate. In such an instance, our attorneys will represent your best interests.

JDSA is your personal advisor in the event of probate. Our attorneys will walk you through this difficult process in a timely manner with the goal of distributing your loved one’s assets according to their wishes and Washington law. Our expertise will ensure you are properly advised and represented thought the process of basic and complicated trust and estate administration.


Areas of Emphasis

  • Advising Heirs and Beneficiaries

  • Affidavit of Lack of Probate

  • Advising in Administration Disputes

  • Probate and Trust Administration

  • Small Estate Affidavit

  • Will Contest