Category Archives: wills

Marriage Alternatives and Contracts that Protect Same-Sex Couples

Both same-sex and opposite-sex couples in Massachusetts who choose marry are essentially entering into a binding contract with each other and the state.  The state sets the terms of this marital contract, which dictates property ownership, inheritance, separation, property and … Continue reading

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Newly Married Same-Sex Couples: State Law Revokes Your Will

According to current data, more than 12,000 same-sex couples have tied the knot since the recognition of marriage equality here in Massachusetts over 5 years ago.  Prior to the change in law, same-sex couples were only able to protect their … Continue reading

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