On June 26, 2013, the Supreme Court, in its decision in United States v. Windsor, overturned Section 3 of the Federal Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”). The Court ruled that the Federal government could not deny tax and other benefits to legally married same-sex couples.
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Topics: DOMA, Estate Planning, Gift-Tax Exemption, Income Taxes, Lifetime Limits, Same-Sex Marriage, US v Windsor
Published In: Family Law Updates, Tax Updates, Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning Updates