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Prenuptial Agreement Considerations for Same-Sex Couples

by Varnum LLP on

Nearly everyone who is engaged to be married contemplates a prenuptial agreement at some point, even if only to acknowledge the possibility briefly and conclude that they are not a good candidate. Most young couples...more

Domestic Partnership Agreements: FAQs

by Carlton Fields on

How do domestic partnership agreements (DPAs) and prenuptial or premarital agreements differ? Marriage contracts between two people who plan to marry are prenuptial agreements or antenuptial agreements. Marriage...more

Domestic Partnership Agreements: Overview

by Carlton Fields on

Many couples who could not marry now can. The United States Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges framed the issue of the fundamental right to marry and the choice to commit to and intimately associate with the...more

United States v. Windsor: A New Direction in Planning for Same-Sex Couples

by Holland & Knight LLP on

On June 26, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court in United States v. Windsor1 overturned Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act ("DOMA"), which had defined marriage as a union between a man and a woman.2 As a result, married...more

Minnesota's Marriage Equality Act: What You Need to Know

On May 14, 2013, Governor Dayton signed into law legislation revising the definition of "marriage" in Minnesota to include same-sex marriage. The law becomes effective August 1, 2013....more

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