Following its landmark 2013 decision striking down part of the Defense of Marriage Act as unconstitutional, the Supreme Court earlier today decided to take on what will likely be the definitive ruling on the issue of same-sex marriage.  By addressing the state-by-state divide on same-sex marriage, the Court will determine whether a state-imposed ban on

On the immediate heels of the United States Supreme Court decision earlier this summer overturning the Defense of Marriage Act, and in an effort to create a degree of tax certainty following such ruling, the Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue Service announced that all legally married same-sex couples will be treated as married couples

It cannot be denied that the dissolution of formalized same-sex relationships is new territory for legislators, courts, attorneys and, most importantly, litigants.  With the laws rapidly changing, many attorneys and courts are “learning as they go”, almost counting on each other to advise what the relevant law and procedure is in a given situation.  For

This guest post is authored by Alka Bahal.  Alka is a Partner and Co-Chair of Fox’s Corporate Immigration Practice and contributes to Fox’s Immigration View blog.  She can be reached at abahal@foxrothschild.com or 973.994.7800.


As you have probably already heard, on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 the Supreme Court ruled that the Defense of Marriage