Category Archives: DOMA

Supreme Court finds DOMA Section 3 Unconstitutional

On March 27th of this year the Supreme Court held oral arguments in U.S. v. Windsor (“Windsor“).  Windsor involves federal laws and benefits, and their applicability to same-sex marriages. You can read my previous thoughts on the Windsor case here. … Continue reading

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Windsor Argument Today at Supreme Court is about Estate Tax

I am taking a break from my series of posts on the Basics of Probate Administration in the District of Columbia to address current events before the Supreme Court that could have wide ranging impact on estate planning. I mentioned … Continue reading

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