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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.

April 13, 2020

Checking in to See How You Are

Covid-19 has changed everything. Seemingly overnight, schools closed; families and friends canceled vacations, visits, play dates, and holiday plans; employees started working from home; small businesses closed; and everything went …

March 19, 2020

The Importance of Planning During Times of Pandemic and Anxiety

My has phone has been ringing a lot. As people are moving from hoarding water and toilet paper to contemplating the broader implication of this pandemic and life – they …

March 17, 2020

What the Shema Can Teach Us About Estate Planning

No Jewish prayer is more central to our liturgy than the Shema, the quintessential statement of faith that reminds us of the covenant we share with God. Each morning and …

March 16, 2020

Allison Kierman Created Kierman Law to Help Her Family – and Yours

Allison Kierman launched her own firm, Kierman Law, on March 1, 2017, after she had been practicing law for more than a decade. She and her husband, Alan, were both …

February 19, 2020

Small Business Checklist

Over 30 million Americans own a business. Small businesses are viewed as a way for entrepreneurial individuals to devote their time and talents to a project they feel passionate about, …

January 22, 2020

SECURE-ing Retirement for Small Business Owners and Retirement Account Holders

The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act is intended to make it easier for small business owners to offer retirement planning to its employees. Among its many provisions, …

December 11, 2019

Smart Ways to Give Tzedakah

’Tis the season for tzedakah. Whether for year-end tax planning, or a desire to help those less fortunate, December is a great time for charity.  

November 27, 2019

How to Have Those Awkward Family Conversations During the Holidays

Benjamin Franklin is credited with saying, “in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Despite the certainty of death, many put off estate planning. …

November 20, 2019

6 Reasons Millennials Need Estate Planning

Before heading off to Bangladesh, biking across Spain, hiking the Inca Trail, or any other adventure travel, millennials should act to protect and preserve their estate. Many think that estate planning is for those in their 30s and 40s with young children or for those with significant bank account assets. Everyone needs estate planning, however. Young or old. With significant dollars in savings and without.

November 13, 2019

Succession in Family Business Is Real-life Drama

Even if your family business is something less than a global media empire, succession planning can be stressful. Family businesses span every sector of our economy, and generate approximately one-half …