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Arizona estate planning attorney Allison L. Kierman provides the below information, updates and resources for clients. If you have any questions regarding this information, would like Allison to speak before your organization or at your office, or would like Allison to write an article for your newsletter, paper, or magazine please contact us.

September 28, 2020

The Dangers of DIY Contracts

Contracts are an essential component of effective business management and development. Savvy business owners recognize the value of contracts but often explore ways to reduce the cost of obtaining them. …

September 21, 2020

How to Open a Business Account

New business owners often wonder which action items to prioritize when launching a new venture. If you recently started or are about to start a business, one of the most …

September 14, 2020

Navigating Periods of Uncertainty and Unrest as a Business Owner

Uncertainty and unrest have defined 2020. From COVID-19 and record-breaking unemployment to ideological, political, and societal conflicts, business owners have faced significant challenges to their survival and success. Regardless of …

September 08, 2020

What Happens to a Limited Liability Company After a Member Dies?

Death is almost always a complicated event for the survivors, who have not only emotional but also logistical considerations to manage. However, when an owner (typically called a member) of …

September 07, 2020

First 9 Steps for Estate Administration

After a loved one dies, a family member or close friend often steps in as executor of the estate. This time period is often fraught with grief and anxiety as …

August 31, 2020

Effect of Bankruptcy on Estate Planning

Bankruptcy may be one of the last things on your mind when you are creating an estate plan. Fortunately, the number of bankruptcy filings have declined as the economy has …

August 26, 2020

Mourning During a Pandemic: Timeless Jewish Wisdom for Uncommon Times

Holding one another while we weep; sitting shiva while sharing food and stories; allowing loved ones to cook for you, care for your kids and grieve with you; coming to …

August 24, 2020

Charitable Planning

There are many reasons why you may want to give to a charity: You may give because you believe strongly in a cause or organization, but it can also reduce …

August 17, 2020

Special Estate Planning Considerations for Art and Other Collections

Many people have collections about which they are quite passionate: The collections may be very valuable, for example, art collections, coins, stamps, or designer handbags, or they may have more …

August 10, 2020

Important Steps to Protect Your Special Beneficiaries

All children are a blessing. From the day they are born, you begin making plans to ensure that your child or grandchild has a bright future. What will their interests …