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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.

May 28, 2024

Lessons from Jennifer Flewellen’s Inspiring Story

Jennifer’s story is a powerful reminder of the unpredictability of life and the critical role a Medical Power of Attorney (MPOA) can play.

May 27, 2024

Myths and Frequently Asked Questions: Estate Planning for Business Executives

Myth 1: My accounts and insurance have already been taken care of using beneficiary designations. Although a beneficiary designation form is a simple way to make sure that your account …

May 23, 2024

Do You Update Your Estate Plan as Often as Your Resume?

Estate plans are similar in that they need to be regularly updated to reflect changes in your life and the law so they can do what you want them to do. Outdated estate plans, like outdated resumes, simply do not work.

May 22, 2024

Estate Planning Isn’t About Getting Old

Estate Planning Isn’t About Getting Old. It’s about protecting what you have, who you have, and also yourself, for the future.

May 21, 2024

Celebrating Motherhood in the Legal Profession

I’m proud to be part of a generation of women who are reshaping the legal profession and challenging traditional norms. Here’s to all the incredible mothers in the legal community who are paving the way for future generations.

May 20, 2024

Myths and Frequently Asked Questions: Corporate Transparency Act

Myth #1: The Corporate Transparency Act applies only to big businesses. A reporting company (an entity that is required to submit certain information to the US Department of the Treasury’s …

May 16, 2024

Are You Worried Your Heirs will Squander their Inheritance

Studies have shown that the largest contributing factors to generational loss of wealth are a lack of communication and trust among family members and the failure to prepare heirs. Often, …

May 15, 2024

Scarves Might Mean High Maintenance, But They’re Important to Me

I recently read that if you owned a lot of scarves, you are high maintenance. I never really considered the fact that I apparently owned a lot of scarves. But …

May 14, 2024

Mothers In Law: 12 Random Mother’s Day Legal Leaders

Mother’s Day sees us look at some leading lawyers who are also mothers and have had to address that perceived conflict between being a mother and being a successful lawyer…Read …

May 14, 2024

Estate Planning for Military Families

Military families need to consider special estate-planning issues that others do not. This is particularly true when one or more family members are deployed overseas. Beyond this, members of the …