WHAT ARE THE LEGAL BENEFITS OF MARRIAGE?
Nov. 18, 2013
Q: WHAT ARE THE LEGAL EFFECTS OF MARRIAGE?
A: There are many federal and state laws that benefit married couples. Some examples include the right to file joint income tax returns, create a family limited partnership (FLP) under federal tax laws, create a marital life estate trust, receive survivor benefits, receive a share of your deceased spouse’s estate under intestate succession laws and claim the estate tax marital deduction. If you have any questions please give us a call at 408-779-4700.