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District Court: Estate Tax Marital Deduction Triggers Unconstitutional Ruling on DOMA
Posted on 12 Jun 2012 by Asbury Law Firm

In a case that began with a claim for a refund of estate taxes paid, Judge Barbara S. Jones of the Southern District of New York ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional under the Equal Protection Clause of the 5th Amendment.... Read More

District Court: Estate Tax Marital Deduction Triggers Unconstitutional Ruling on DOMA
Posted on 12 Jun 2012 by Asbury Law Firm

In a case that began with a claim for a refund of estate taxes paid, Judge Barbara S. Jones of the Southern District of New York ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional under the Equal Protection Clause of the 5th Amendment.... Read More

Court Rulings that Federal Ban on Same-Sex Marriage is Unconstitutional Raises Significant Implications for Employee Benefit Plans
Posted on 12 Jul 2010 by J. Adams, S. Miller, T. Solomon, B. Tiemann

The U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts has issued decisions declaring the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional. Employers should be aware that the decisions could have significant implications for employee benefit... Read More