A Legal Guide for Lesbian & Gay Couples

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NOLO, Apr 30, 2012 - Law - 448 pages
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This practical guide is updated with the latest legal information and legislation that will help you and your same-sex partner protect and exercise your rights, and make sound decisions as a couple.

A Legal Guide for Lesbian & Gay Couples covers these important subjects, and many more:

  • making practical decisions about living together
  • planning for medical emergencies -- making medical decisions for one another and taking care of each other's finances when one partner is incapacitated
  • domestic partner benefits and how to obtain them
  • buying property together
  • providing for each other upon death
  • practical and legal aspects of having and raising children
  • marriage laws for all 50 states

    This edition of A Legal Guide for Lesbian & Gay Coupless is updated to provide the latest information on same-sex marriage, civil unions and domestic partnerships in the U.S., Canada and around the world, as well as all the recent developments in same-sex partnership law. Plus, create essential legal documents using the step-by-step instructions included with downloadable forms.
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    Review: A Legal Guide for Lesbian and Gay Couples [With CDROM]

    User Review  - Toni - Goodreads

    This is my first dive into gay/lesbian law and procedure, so I can not make a very educated comparison to other books out there. However, I found this very helpful and informative. I live in KS, so ... Read full review

    Review: A Legal Guide for Lesbian and Gay Couples [With CDROM]

    User Review  - laura - Goodreads

    excellent. invaluable. Read full review

    About the author (2012)

    Denis Clifford, a graduate of Columbia Law School, where he was an editor of The Law Review, is a lawyer who specializes in estate planning. He is the author of many Nolo titles including Quick and Legal Will Book, Nolo's Simple Will Book and Make Your Own Living Trust and co-author of Plan Your Estate and A Legal Guide for Lesbian and Gay Couples. He has been interviewed by such major media as The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and Money Magazine.

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