DOMA Ruling Leaves Estate Planning In Limbo

Law360, New York (June 26, 2013, 5:09 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's decision Wednesday that the Defense of Marriage Act's definition of marriage is unconstitutional will spark a number of changes for same-sex couples at tax time, and while most will reap great benefits from the ruling, it will still take careful estate planning for some couples to keep the taxman at bay.

While most same-sex couples will be clamoring to file amended returns and get back excess amounts of tax paid to the federal government as a result of their marriages previously being...
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