Grasp the latest legal information for gay and lesbian couples
Same-sex relationships are treated differently under each state's laws, and nearly a quarter of the U.S. population lives in a state with some form of legal recognition for same-sex couples.
Same Sex Legal Kit For Dummies is a practical, plain-English guide to the legal information and guidance lesbian and gay couples need—from making practical decisions about living together and obtaining domestic partner benefits, to making medical decisions, taking care of each other's finances when one partner is incapacitated, leaving property to each other, having and raising children, and much more.
- Discusses power of attorney, health directives, and real estate and personal property ownership
- Covers considerations for bank accounts, investments, and estate planning
- The book's accompanying CD-ROM includes dozens of helpful tools, forms, and letters
- Brings you up to speed on the latest in civil unions, workplace rights, rental agreements and leases, and much more
The information contained in Same Sex Legal Kit For Dummies is invaluable for anyone in a same-sex relationship who needs to grasp the laws and regulations that apply to their unique situation
CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase.