Category Archive for: ‘Same Sex Couples’

  • Always Check the Deed, and Never Trust Title Companies

    I have new clients, a same-sex couple. When interviewing them about their assets, they told me that they own their home as joint tenants with rights of survivorship (JTROS), and not as tenants-in-common (TIC). In brief, the difference between the two are as follows. ┬áIf …

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  • Same Sex Couples Need Estate Planning As Much as, or Even More Than Legally Married Couples

    Over the past few years, one of the most active and contentious political issues in this country has been that of gay, or same sex marriage.  Proponents of same sex marriage have argued that a married couple automatically has "1400" rights just by virtue of …

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