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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 22, 2022

Yours, Mine and Ours: How Including a Pour-Over Trust can Simplify Your Planning

A number of married couples think about their accounts and property as “yours, mine, and ours,” especially if either or both spouses have gotten or will be getting remarried, married …

September 19, 2022

Qualified Personal Residence Trust: What is it and When Should Consider One?

Americans have enjoyed historically high estate tax exemption rates for most of the last twenty years. Such high exemption amounts have kept many of them from needing to seek out …

September 15, 2022

Using a Deferred Compensation Agreement in Your Business

The war for talent is heating up. A record number of workers have quit their jobs this year, creating a massive problem for employers. While higher pay can help get …

September 12, 2022

Common Considerations for Using a Libility Waiver in Your Business

Exposure to lawsuits involving injury and loss claims is among the biggest risks that businesses face. Although liability waivers are most commonly used by businesses that offer inherently dangerous activities, …

September 08, 2022

Should You Consider a Life Estate for Your Home?

A home is often one of the most valuable items of property that someone will ever own. When it comes to ensuring that your home passes to the individual or …

September 05, 2022

What You Need to Know About Naming a Coinbase Beneficiary

With cryptocurrency brokerages like Coinbase boasting 98 million verified users, it would be helpful for investors to have the option to name Coinbase beneficiaries right on the platform. That way, …

September 01, 2022

A Helpful Tool for Navigating Online Accounts and Digital Property

If you think you don’t need to concern yourself with digital asset estate planning, think again. It’s nearly impossible to find anyone today who doesn’t have some sort of digital …

August 29, 2022

Legal Considerations for Farm Owners

Farming brings to mind kinship with nature and a simpler way of life. But the farming industry is highly regulated, and navigating the applicable laws and regulations can be far …

August 25, 2022

What Happens to My Spouse’s Debts at Their Death?

A spouse’s death creates a difficult and demanding time for the surviving partner. As much as you might want space and time alone to process your grief, you may have …

August 22, 2022

Powerful Provisions in Your Financial Power of Attorney

In a financial power of attorney, you designate a trusted decision maker (agent or attorney-in-fact) to act on your behalf if you become disabled or unable to manage your financial …