As a USA Today article explains, estate planning can be complicated for anyone but it can be especially intricate for same-sex couples. Some of the same issues that heterosexual couples face apply but there may be additional hurdles.
Married? One of the first things a same-sex couple needs to do is determine if they are married. If the individuals never married, that determination is simple. However, if they married in or move to a state where same-sex marriages were contested, things are not clear. USA Today consulted Joan M. Burda, attorney and author of Estate Planning for Same-Sex Couples. …Read More