Karrie R. Hruska of Moore, Heffernan, Moeller, & Meis, L.L.P., is newly certified as an Accredited Estate Planner® (AEP®) designee by the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils (NAEPC).

Karrie is a partner at Moore, Heffernan, Moeller, & Meis, L.L.P. and practices primarily in estate planning and probate.  She is admitted in the state courts of Iowa and South Dakota, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Iowa, and the United States Court of Federal Claims.  She is certified in Collaborative Law and is a member of the Iowa Academy of Trust and Estate Counsel.  She is currently the membership chair of the Siouxland Estate Planning Council.

 The Accredited Estate Planner® (AEP®) designation is a graduate level, multi-disciplinary specialization in estate planning, obtained in addition to already recognized professional credentials within the various disciplines of estate planning.  It is awarded by the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils to recognize estate planning professionals who meet stringent requirements of experience, knowledge, education, professional reputation, and character.  An AEP® designee must embrace the team concept of estate planning and adhere to the NAEPC Code of Ethics, as well as participate in an annual renewal and recertification process.

The NAEPC is a national organization of professional estate planners and affiliated local estate planning councils focused on establishing and monitoring the highest professional and educational standards.  NAEPC fosters public awareness of the quality services rendered by professionals who meet these standards.  NAEPC builds a team approach involving cross-professional disciplines to better serve the public’s need for estate planning.

Contact the Moore, Heffernan, Moeller, & Meis, L.L.P. estate planning group at 712-252-0020 for your estate planning needs.