Welcome to your Estate Planning Attorney in San Diego County

Welcome! We want to congratulate you for making it here and taking the first step toward planning for everyone and everything you care about. We cherish the opportunity to help secure what you love. We look forward to learning your story, hearing what matters to you, and helping you to discover what’s actually needed to keep your loved one’s out of court and out of conflict when something happens to you (or them).

Whether you need to create or revise your personal estate plan, are suffering the loss of a loved one or are looking for legal services for your business, Cheever Law, APC is committed to meeting all of your estate planning, estate administration and business needs. 

Originally from the Chicago-land area, Tara H. Cheever attended the University of Illinois and earned a Bachelor of Science with High Honors. She was inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society for scholastic excellence in achieving the top 10% of the College of Business Administration.

Upon graduation, she moved to San Diego to attend Thomas Jefferson School of Law, earning a Juris Doctor and graduating Cum Laude in 2006. While at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, Tara received a Fellowship with the Center for Law, Technology and Communications for academic excellence and earned two American Jurisprudence Awards for the highest grade in her class in the subjects Community Property and Legal Writing.

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Tara is a solid hard working attorney who strives for excellence.

- Maria Hill Escondido, CA

I have & will recommend Tara again based on her honesty, work ethic, professional network and how she interacts with people.

- Bill Tsotsos Business Owner, San Diego, CA

Thanks so much for the excellent meeting on Dec. 31. I think we are a good fit. You are obviously more than just competent and have a talent for making complicated issues understandable. A bonus is how pleasant you are to deal with!

- Marlene Richards La Mesa, CA

Tara is professional and approachable. Her work ethic and follow-through are excellent. I always found Tara a pleasure to work with and could rely on her to provide sound, well researched advice.

- Jay Petrek Escondido, CA

Our experience with Tara during this process was enjoyable, enlightening and resulted in fulfilling all of our criteria.

- David Gutierrez Business Owner, Valley Center, CA

Tara is relentless when it comes to helping her clients deal with whatever situation they are faced with. She will impress you with her knowledge and solutions to your situation.

- Michael R. Coso Business Owner, Long Beach, CA

Exceptionally competent attorney. Diligent and thorough in her work. Equally important, she is a amiable and understanding to the needs of her clients.

- Jose A. Gonzales Owner - Law Office, Greater San Diego Area

She always provided very competent legal advice and was a pleasure to work with. I would not hesitate in recommending Tara to you.

- Patrick Thomas Director, Greater San Diego Area

Very impressed, Tara is well versed on her subjects and made complex problems very simple. I will recommend her to anyone looking for an attorney in her field.

- Mike D. Business Owner, Encinitas, CA

Tara’s professionalism and enthusiasm are contagious! She is a great referral partner because I know that she follows-up immediately, is very professional, and of course, discreet. I have never had a time when I wouldn’t enthusiastically send Tara my best clients to help them with any of their legal needs.

- Steven Cooper San Diego, CA

Friendly, knowledgeable and so easy to work with! Tara makes the whole process painless.

- Melissa Olson Business Owner, Wisconsin