GLAAD is a source of information on legal issues facing same sex couples in the United States. Visit their site for answers to frequently asked questions regarding the current status of The Defense of Marriage Act, known as DOMA, after the U.S. Supreme Court decision in United States v. Windsor.
LAMBDA provides information on the current status of same sex marriage on a state by state basis. Their website includes information on whether a particular state recognizes a same sex marriage that occurred in another state. If you are a gay or lesbian couple attempting to develop an estate plan, LambdaLegal.org.The following article from The National Law Review outlines the impact of the latest rulings on estate plans for same sex couples: It's A Whole New World: Estate Planning for Same-Sex Couples After the Demise of DOMA.Two excellent guides on estate planning for same sex couples are:1. Estate Planning for Same-Sex Couples by Joan M. Burda and The American Bar Association; and2. A legal guide for lesbian and gay couples by Frederick Hertz and Emily Doskow.Copyright 2020 Pennyborn.com. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
Same Sex Marriage and Social Security Benefits
On June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision on same sex marriage in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges. To learn how this decision impacts social security benefits for same sex couples and former spouses in a same sex marriage, visit the Social Security Same Sex Couples page.
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