Basic Questions About Estate Planning – What About LGBT Estate Planning?

When LGBT individuals or couples come talk to use about creating an estate plan in Florida, we are always happy to help them. As the laws surrounding LGBT estate planning have changed significantly in recent years, we are also happy that we can offer options that were not possible just a few years ago. Regardless of the changes in the laws surrounding LGBT estate planning and same-sex marriage, it is essential for every LGBT individual or couple in the Treasure Coast area of Florida to have an estate plan in place as soon as possible. Same-Sex Marriage and LGBT Estate Planning The issue of same-sex marriage has become nationally prominent in recent years, and many LGBT individuals and couples wonder how they are personally affected by it. Following the United States Supreme Court s 2013 decision in United States v. Windsor, the federal prohibition against the legal recognition of same-sex marriage was deemed unconstitutional. In accordance with this decision, many state laws prohibiti


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