The Freedom to Marry: Where We Are & Where We Are Headed

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 Co-sponsored by DGALA and the Dartmouth Lawyer’s Association
Attend in NYC or via Webcast

WHEN: Thursday, November 8, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

WHERE: Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett, 425 Lexington Ave., NYC or online

COST: $25 for DLA or DGALA members; $50 non-members
NY CLE Credit will be given.

Although a handful of states have legalized same-sex marriage, many legal pitfalls still remain because of the Federal Defense of Marriage Act, which defines marriage as between one man and one woman and therefore denies same-sex spouses many rights. Join Ara Gershengorn, Bob Goldman & Alyssa Rower for a lively discussion about:
– The recent legal challenges to DOMA and surrounding constitutional issues
– Crafting around DOMA: Prenuptial agreements and estate planning;
– Leaving a state that recognizes same-sex marriage and moving to a “mini DOMA” state;
– Special issues for same-sex couples in marriage and divorce

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