Advance Directives and Estate Planning for LGBT Adults
Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Format: Live Webinar
Duration: 90 minutes
1:00 PM-2:30 PM Eastern
12:00 PM-1:30 PM Central
11:00 AM-12:30 PM Mountain
10:00 AM-11:30 AM Pacific
This program is part of the Emerging Issues in LGBT Law Series. Please click here to learn more about the series and how to register for individual programs.
This program will give an overview of the unique issues that arise when doing advance care and estate planning for same-sex couples, including relationship recognition, document preparation, financing elder care, and the impact of possible changes in the legal landscape.
Not only will the program address the basics of estate planning but the panelists will also discuss Medicaid spousal impoverishment protections, transfer tax concerns, and employer sponsored retirement plans. Finally, the program will conclude with a discussion on the possible changes in the legal landscape, including the CMS letter allowing states to extend spousal impoverishment protections to same-sex couples and the pending DOMA case in the Supreme Court.
Reid Rasmussen Fellow of Law & Policy
The Williams Institute
Los Angeles, CA
Law Offices of Thomas Sciacca, PLLC
New York, NY
David Godfrey (Moderator)
American Bar Association Commission on Law & Aging
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