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How does the Supreme Court's decision in the marriage equality cases affect same-sex couple in New York?

July 2013 | Thomas Sciacca, Esq.

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"I humbly offer five legal tips that should help start an informed conversation between you and your attorney, financial advisor, and tax preparer."

Thinking about getting married in New York now that part of DOMA has been overturned? Read through this article by Thomas Sciacca, Esq. for an overview of different considerations, including impacts on tax returns, traveling, retirement accounts and more. Thomas Sciacca is a principal at the Law Offices of Thomas Sciacca, PLLC. Find out more at www.sciaccalaw.com.


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