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    Family History Not a Concern, According to Gift-Giving Christmas Charity

    Posted on behalf of the firm on December 15, 2013

    The Christmas season can be a magical time, especially for children. Every child deserves to have a fun and happy Christmas, and if The Spirit of Giving Foundation has any say, they will have one. The non-profit organization specializes in giving kids a good Christmas, and has done so for more than 15 years. How [...]

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    Obamacare and the Marriage Penalty

    Posted on behalf of the firm on November 10, 2013

    It is now a requirement that all Americans  be covered by health insurance by January 1, 2014.  For those Americans who fail to obtain insurance under the new Obamacare insurance exchanges, they will be  fined by the IRS come tax time. Unfortunately for those couples planning to marry in the near future, it might make [...]

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    Marriage Trends

    Posted on behalf of the firm on November 3, 2013

    Many remember the old playground song, “First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes Mary (or any child’s name) with a baby carriage.”  Though in days gone by, this adage may have been true, in recent years the sequence of steps to marriage has been quite different. Recent research has shown that for many Americans, [...]

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    Married Couples’ Retirement Issues

    Posted on behalf of the firm on October 28, 2013

    Many times those couples who have enjoyed a long, happy marriage, find discord in their marriage once they retire.  Instead of enjoying their “golden years” these couples are experiencing serious marital problems that can actually threaten their marriage.  According to a 2013 Fidelity Investment Couples Retirement Study, one of the reasons marital satisfaction drops and [...]

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    Same-Sex Marriages and the IRS

    Posted on behalf of the firm on September 8, 2013

    At the end of last month, the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced a new policy for legally married same-sex couples – the IRS will now treat legal same-sex marriages the same as heterosexual marriages for federal tax purposes. The IRS’s new policy comes at the heels of the June Supreme Court ruling [...]

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    Supreme Court Strikes Down Federal Marriage Provision

    Posted on behalf of the firm on June 30, 2013

    On Wednesday, in what could be considered a victory for gay rights, the Supreme Court in a 5-4 ruling struck down the provision of a federal law that denies federal benefits to married gay couples.  The court’s decision struck down part of a federal anti-gay marriage law that has kept those legally married gay couples [...]

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    Immigration Reform Bill Omits Same-Sex Couples

    Posted on behalf of the firm on June 3, 2013

    Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont has been known as a strong supporter of gay rights.  Unfortunately for same-sex couples, the democratic senator withdrew an amendment from the immigration reform bill aimed at benefiting same-sex couples.  Senator Leahy’s amendment would have allowed American citizens to sponsor same-sex foreign partners for green cards.  According to Immigration Equality, [...]

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    Living Together Before Marriage No Longer Predicts Divorce

    Posted on behalf of the firm on May 26, 2013

    Researchers for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducted a marriage survey last year in which they interviewed 22,000 men and women between the ages of fifteen and forty-four.  Forty percent of those interviewed  in the study were married.  In their study, researchers found that the growing trend of living together before marriage no [...]

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    Sharing Finances in a Marriage

    Posted on behalf of the firm on May 19, 2013

    When two people are united in marriage, they simplify their lives by combining financial assets such as checking and saving accounts, a move which, according to one marriage therapist, Beth Erickson,  brings “greater intimacy.”  Erickson’s view is shared by the majority of Americans as showed by a recent survey conducted by  Merrill Lynch in February.  [...]

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    Supreme Court May Strike Down DOMA

    Posted on behalf of the firm on March 31, 2013

    The United States Supreme Court heard arguments last week for and against government efforts to protect traditional marriage from same-sex marriage.  Whether or not the 1996 federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional was under discussion by the court on Wednesday.  DOMA was passed in 1996 and defines legal marriage as a marriage between [...]

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