Members of the LGBT community and their supporters have finally achieved some tangible results in their battle for equality in recent years. Does that mean that the heightened need for estate planning is no longer applicable to members of the LGBT community? Not necessarily. While the recent victories are cause for rejoicing, estate planning remains important for members of the LGBT community according to the Indianapolis estate planning attorneys at Frank & Kraft. Recent LGBT … [Read more...] about LGBT Estate Planning Remains Necessary
LGBTQ Estate Planning
Estate planning is one of those things that no family should ever be without. For many LGBT couples, however, estate planning has long been a complicated and difficult thing to manage. Before states began to recognize same-sex marriages, many same-sex couples found that each partner was deemed a separate tax entity for all matters related to taxation. They were also denied the legal protections enjoyed by married couples, which left them in a position in which they were unable to take advantage … [Read more...] about Do You Have the LGBT Estate Planning You Need?
Earlier this month, Indiana legislators were still engaged in a heated debate about the state’s failure to enact anti-discrimination legislation that would protect the state’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender residents. To date, the state still has no formal protections on its books to ensure that LGBT residents of the state are not subjected to unfair discrimination in areas like housing and employment – a fact that continues to stir the passions of members of that community and their … [Read more...] about Indiana Legislators Debate LGBT Protections