DOMA Perils and Pitfalls

DOMA Perils and Pitfalls

Fiduciaries administering trusts with a same-sex spouse beneficiary face many challenges

Much has, and will be, written about the two cases currently pending before the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) that involve challenges to laws either prohibiting, or not legally recognizing, same-sex marriages—Windsor v. United States (Windsor) and Hollingsworth, et al. v. Perry, et al. (Perry).1 With oral arguments for both cases held in March and decisions anticipated in mid-to-late June

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