When the Supreme Court issued its opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, 597 U.S. ___ (2022), Estate Planning practitioners took note. Justice Clarence Thomas, in his concurring opinion, indicated that it would be appropriate to revisit that were decided on substantive due process rights. This led Trust and Estate attorneys to question whether Estate Planning for same-sex couples needs to change. President Biden answered the question in the negative by signing into law the Respect for Marriage Act. My colleague and friend Tereina Stidd, an estate planning expert, has looked into this important issue. Read on to learn more.
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