Given the patchwork of state laws and the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), same-sex couples do not have access to the same protections as heterosexual couples. It is imperative that couples take measures to protect themselves and their loved ones. This is true even if you have a legal marriage or registered domestic partnership.
The tool below helps same sex couples navigate the myriad financial, legal and tax implications of their relationships. It provides a clear list of documents to obtain, and financial considerations to ask advisors about.
Remember, bad things happen to good people who don’t plan. Don’t be one of them!
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