Continuing Legal Concerns For California Same-Sex Couples Following The Overturn of DOMA and Proposition 8

In a landmark 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court paved the way on Tuesday for marriage equality by overturning section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) which defines marriage between a man and a woman on the federal level. Likewise, the Court chose to “decline” to uphold California’s Proposition 8, which means that Judge […]

Estate Planning for Same-Sex Couples in Sacramento

All across the nation, states and communities are struggling with their views on same-sex marriage.  While many aspects of the issue are being debated, voted on, appealed, and so much more, that doesn’t change the fact that same-sex couples in Sacramento need to have legal protection to ensure their estate planning wishes are met and […]

Protect The Rights of Your Partner With a Life Estate In California

Inheritance rules are fairly cut and dry for married couples in California.  If a married person passes away without a will in place, there is a good chance that someone he or she trusts (i.e., the spouse) will be able to step in and have a fair amount of say in what happens.  In fact, […]

Sacramento Newlywed Planning and the Prenuptial Agreement

Newlywed planning can be so much fun.  There’s the dress, the photographer, the caterer, and the flowers.  One area that can get overlooked, however, is the prenuptial agreement.  Sure, it might not seem like as much fun as tasting cakes and picking your first dance song, but it is something that needs to be considered […]

A Sad Reminder of the Importance of Estate Planning for Same-Sex Couples in Sacramento

Alex and Tina had a great life together and a love for each other that was obvious even to strangers.  They had been together for over 30 years, raising children and sharing a home.  Alex had not been feeling well for a few days and a doctor’s appointment had been made, but Alex passed away […]

Sacramento Estate Planning Lawyer Offers Thoughts for an Aging GLBT Community

When it comes to protecting your rights as a member of the aging GLBT community, you should consider consulting a Sacramento estate planning lawyer who can help you make the right choices.  We hear horror stories of life-long partners who are denied access to one another, who lose their homes, or who don’t have access […]

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