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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 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 …

August 03, 2020

Common Mistakes with DIY Estate Plans

The internet offers all the information and tools we need at our fingertips to create our own estate plan, right? For most people, this is simply not true. Several years …

July 20, 2020

Small Business Owner Alert: PPP Deadline Extension

On Saturday, July 4, President Trump signed a bill extending the deadline to apply for a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan from June 30 until August 8.In addition, on June …

June 03, 2020

Medical directives in the time of COVID-19

Thankfully, for the great majority of people who have contracted COVID-19, the symptoms appear to be relatively mild. But some people are falling ill for months, and many of those …