Tara J. Higgins

  • Estate Administration
  • Trust Administration
  • Estate Planning
  • Estate and Gift Tax
  • Revocable Trusts/Living Trusts
  • Estate/Trust Litigation
  • Life Insurance Trusts
  • Gift Planning
  • Charitable Gift Planning
  • Estate Freezing Techniques
  • Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax
  • Iowa Inheritance Tax
  • Federal Estate Tax

Tara practices in the area of trusts and estates with an emphasis on trust and estate administration. Tara works with clients to effectively and efficiently handle the variety of challenges that emerge after the death of a loved one.

Tara provides comprehensive services in connection with the administration of wills, revocable trusts, and irrevocable trusts – whether it be assisting a Trustee or an Executor in meeting their various duties and obligations or assisting a beneficiary in understanding and enforcing his or her rights.

Tara also assists clients in drafting wills, revocable trusts, and irrevocable trusts to ensure that their estate planning goals are achieved and to protect against the many pitfalls and dangers of having an imperfect plan which leads to family disputes and additional expense.

  • Northeastern University, J.D., 2006
  • The University of Iowa, B.A., with High Distinction 2003
  • Iowa Academy of Trust and Estate Counsel
  • Iowa State Bar Association (Probate, Property, & Trust Law Section)