Robert Stanley’s Advocate article on DOMA and Same Sex Marriage

5 Questions to Ask Before Tying the Knot Robert Stanley wrote an article for Advocate about the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in United States v. Windsor invalidating section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act.  The case brings to light many questions for couples contemplating marriage. The law used to restrict the federal interpretation of “marriage” and “spouse” to … Continued

Lorna Riff writes about DOMA, IRS and Same Sex Marriage

Since the key provision of DOMA was invalidated, what we’re seeing consistently from the IRS is that same sex marriages will be recognized at the federal level no matter where you live. There are a plethora of federal benefits along with taxpayer filing status choices to which same sex married couples, and divorcees of same … Continued

J&C Attorneys Speak at 2013 CAL CPA Family Law Conference

Bruce Clemens and Stephanie Barnett will be speaking at the CAL CPA Family Law Conference in Los Angeles on November 7, 2013 and in San Francisco on November 8, 2013. Lorna Riff is co-chair of the event. Designed for CPAs, attorneys, judges and other professionals and staff who require current knowledge of family law, this … Continued