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Interplay Between DOMA And The Marriage Equality Act (2012)

Interplay Between DOMA And The Marriage Equality Act (2012)

The Interplay between the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and the Marriage Equality Act | Video Archive

Sponsored by the Family Law Section and Committee on LGBT People and the Law

2.0 MCLE Credits(2.0 professional practice)

FAMILY LAW SECTION CHAIR

  • Bruce J. Wagner, Esq., McNamee, Lochner, Titus & Williams, P.C., Albany

COMMITTEE ON LGBT PEOPLE AND THE LAW CHAIR

  • Michele Kahn, Esq., Kahn & Goldberg, LLP, New York City

PROGRAM CO-CHAIRS

  • Susan L. Bender, Esq., Bender Rosenthal Isaacs & Richter LLP, New York City
  • Eric I. Wrubel, Esq., McLaughlin & Stern LLP, New York City

PANEL

A Tale of Two Families – A Heterosexual Family and a Same Gender Family: The Interplay between DOMA and the Marriage Equality Act

Panel Chair

  • Susan L. Bender, Esq., Bender Rosenthal Isaacs & Richter LLP, New York City

Topic / Panelists

  1. The Defense of Marriage Act, the Marriage Equality Act and the broad impact of these two statutory authorities on New York State laws. Relevant case law from the jurisdictions which recognize marriage between same gender couples.
    Susan Sommer, Esq., Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, New York City
  2. Parentage, custody and the implications of New York law, including the presumption of parentage for the child born of a marriage or civil union. Portability of New York State filiation, custody and adoption orders in mini DOMA jurisdictions and beyond.
    Bonnie E. Rabin, Esq., Cohen Rabin Stine Schumann LLP, New York City

  3. The impact of DOMA on employer provided health coverage, COBRA and qualified retirement plan benefits.
    Carrie L. Mitnick, Esq., Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, New York City
  4. The tax implications of DOMA on distributive awards, property transfers between spouses, and spousal and child support. Consideration and residency issues in pre-nuptial agreements and settlement agreements between same gender couples.
    Eric I. Wrubel, Esq., McLaughlin & Stern LLP, New York City
  5. The divergent financial impact of marriage and divorce for heterosexual couples and their same-gender counterparts.
    Jay E. Fishman, FASA Financial Research Associates, Bala Cynwyd, PA
    Stacy Preston Collins, CPA/ABV, CFF, Financial Research Associates, Bala Cynwyd, PA

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Total Credits: 2.00 | Areas of Professional Practice: 2.00

Non-Member Pricing: $195.00
Published Date:
  • January 26, 2012
Format:
  • Online On-Demand
Product Code:
  • VC78Z
Areas Of Professional Practice Credit(s):
  • 2.0
Total Credit(s):
  • 2.0