The Rainbow Reaches Retirement Benefits

The Rainbow Reaches Retirement Benefits

Spousal rights were expanded, cash-outs were barred and bankruptcy protection was lost

There have been many developments this year in the retirement benefits arena. Here’s an overview of some of the significant ones.


Same-Sex Marriages

The broad reach of Obergefell et al. v. Hodges, et al., which held that all states must license same-sex marriages,1 affected individual retirement accounts and employer-sponsored qualified retirement plans. The U.S. Supreme Court completed the job it began in U.S

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