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Before I Do: A Legal Guide to Marriage

Before I Do: A Legal Guide to Marriage

Attorney Elizabeth Schwartz talks about her best-selling new book “Before I Do: A Legal Guide to Marriage, Gay and Otherwise” published by The New Press with Emmy Winner Charlotte Robinson host of OUTTAKE VOICES™. In this must-read book leading gay and lesbian rights attorney Elizabeth Schwartz spells out the range of practical considerations couples should address before tying the knot. She explores the fundamental rights marriage provides and those it does not. With cameos from some of the most prominent LGBT professionals, Schwartz explains all of the implications of marriage from name changes and getting a license to taxes, insurance, Social Security and more. There are also substantial chapters on estate planning, pre-and post-nuptial agreements and organizing finances making “Before I Do” relevant for all couples, young and older and a crucial handbook for anyone considering marriage because as this book maps out, just because you can get married does not mean you s [...]