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Employers providing benefits for employees' same-sex spouses may want to consider the availability of federal payroll tax refunds if the Supreme Court of the United States finds Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA)...more
On April 25, 2013, Philadelphia City Council passed the LGBT Equality Bill, Bill No. 130224, which Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter signed into law on May 9, 2013. ...more
On May 14, 2013, Governor Dayton signed a bill modifying Minnesota Statutes Sections 517 and 518. The bill enacts changes in Minnesota's marriage law, effective August 1, 2013....more
When the Supreme Court ultimately decides United States v. Windsor, it could strike down the portion of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) that prohibits married same-sex couples from receiving the federal benefits provided...more
This week had two days of arguments on gay marriage at the Supreme Court. The first case dealt with a challenge to the California law known as Prop. 8, which overturned the California Supreme Court’s...more
News articles, social media, protests, and lunchroom conversation were all dedicated to the two cases before the U.S. Supreme Court this week. Hollingsworth v. Perry and Windsor v. United States could potentially transform...more
As of January 1, 2013, the Civil Marriage Protection Act legalized same-sex marriage in the State of Maryland. From the estate-planning perspective, the passage of this law clarified many points that had been problematic for...more
Being based in San Francisco, CA, our attorneys, CPAs, and staff watched thousands of same-sex couples marry at San Francisco and Oakland City Halls during the window of opportunity to do so. If you are one of the nearly...more
With the looming possibility that the U.S. Supreme Court might strike down the Defense of Marriage Act sometime this term, married same-sex couples could suddenly find themselves eligible for a host of federal tax benefits....more
Earlier this year, I discussed the Windsor case wherein a federal district court struck down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), and allowed a marital deduction in the estate of a deceased same-sex spouse for...more
On June 6, 2012, in Windsor v. United States, U.S. District Judge Barbara Jones in the Southern District of New York granted summary judgment to Edith Windsor and created a precedent that is likely to positively affect...more
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On July 2, 2011, Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee signed legislation that allows same-sex couples to form civil unions effective as of July 1, 2011. The law comes just days after New York passed legislation legalizing...more
On July 10, 2009, Judge Patricia Del Bueno Cleary, a Superior Court Judge in Monmouth County, NJ, entered an Order authorizing the Administrator of an intestate estate to establish two Supplemental Benefits Trusts within an...more
This is the brief we filed in support of a petition for certification to the New Jersey Supreme Court in the In re Keri case. The case was accepted by the Supreme Court and the Court ultimately ruled in our favor, ruling, for...more
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