Leiha Macauley discusses some of the difficulties faced by gay couples in the absence of equal marriage rights in a June 29 Financial Times article, "Some are more equal than others." Leiha says that large income discrepancies between partners can create problems because of a cap on transfers between unmarried individuals that extends to things such as rent and utilities. She goes on to say that this "can create tensions within a marriage." Other issues arise after the death of one partner, with Leiha noting that, "We get a lot of contested wills."
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On October 10, Tiana Gianopulos will be a panelist at the Business and Professional Women's Success Series breakfast, presented by the Town and County Club in Hartford, CT.
Brad Gallant and Darren Wallace will be presenters at the 2017 American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) New England Regional Meeting, taking place on September 8-10.
The first issue of The Current, the new Practising Law Institute (PLI) journal, features "Estate Planning in the Trump Era" by Warren Whitaker, Leiha Macauley and Darren Wallace.
Richard D. Sanders and Stacey Valentine Fielding wrote an article, "Appellate Division: No Estate Tax Marital Deduction for Registered Domestic Partners," for the New Jersey Law Journal.
Keith Bradoc Gallant and Rebecca Iannantuoni authored an article, "When a Client Lacks Legal Competency, Who Files for the Divorce?," for Family Advocate, a publication of the American Bar Association Section on Family Law.
Day Pitney LLP is pleased to announce that the firm and 20 attorneys in its Trusts and Estates and Individual Clients Department have been ranked in the 2021 Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) Guide,* a Chambers and Partners publication specifically aimed at the international private wealth market.
Day Pitney's merger with Rhode Island-based Howland Evangelista Kohlenberg, which was completed on July 1, was featured in the Connecticut Law Tribune.
The completion of the merger between Day Pitney and Howland Evangelista Kohlenberg was featured in South Florida Business & Wealth's article, "South Florida Law Firm Continues Expansion After Merging With Rhode Island Firm."
Day Pitney's merger with Howland Evangelista Kohlenberg, which was completed on July 1, was featured in the MetroHartford Alliance.
The completion of the merger between Day Pitney and Howland Evangelista Kohlenberg was featured in Law360 Pulse's article, "Day Pitney Expands to RI With Completed Trusts Firm Merger."