The Financial Effects of the Downfall of DOMA on Married Same-Sex Couples

There are sure to be many financial ramifications for married same-sex couples across the United States after the Supreme Court’s decision this summer in the case of United States v. Windsor striking down Section 3 of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which had defined marriage federally as being between one man and one … Continue reading The Financial Effects of the Downfall of DOMA on Married Same-Sex Couples

The Family Trust: Protecting Your Children’s Inheritance

One of the most common phrases we hear from younger families who are beginning the estate planning process for the first time is, “We don’t have a lot of money. We just need a simple will to name guardians for our children."  With new expenses like diapers, car seats, and daycare to consider, a family … Continue reading The Family Trust: Protecting Your Children’s Inheritance