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Same-Sex and Unmarried Couples

[Updated August 2013]

Books, Treatises, Etc.

Brochures and Web Articles

CLE Manuscripts and Other Resources

  • Essential LGBT Law 101, Ellen W. Gerber; prepared for and presented at After Lawrence: LGBT Legal Issues in North Carolina, a Continuing Legal Education Program presented by North Carolina Gay and Lesbian Attorneys (NC-GALA):
    • Buying Real Property Together
    • Owning Personal Property Together
  • Essential Elder Law Planning for LGBT Clients, Laura Zdychnec, The ElderLaw Report, Vol. XXII, No. 7 (February 2011).
  • Estate Planning for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Clients, Paula A. Kohut.

Law Reviews and Business Journal Articles

  • Estate Planning for Cohabitants [Part of Symposium: Pitfalls and Promises:  Cohabitation, Marriage and Domestic Partnerships], M. W. Hickey, Jl of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers v. 22 no. 1 (2009) p. 1-28.
  • Estate Planning for Unmarried Partners. J.S. Rubenstein, Institute on Estate Planning Univ. of Miami) v. 43 (June 2009) p. 11.1-20.
  • Gay and Lesbian Elders: Estate Planning and End -of-Life Decision Making. Nancy J. Knauer, 12 Fla. Coastal L.J. 163-215 (2010).
  • LGBT Elder Law: Toward Equality in Aging, Nancy J. Knauer, 32 Harv. J.L. and Gender 1-58 (2009).
  • Note.  Gay and Gray: The Need for Federal Regulation of Assisted Living Facilities and the Inclusion of LGBT Individuals. Johnson, Iain, 16 J. Gender Race & Just. 293-321 (2013).
  • Note.  Still Pioneers: Special Social and Economic Hardships for Elderly Gays and Lesbians.  Annick Persinger, 21 Hastings Women’s L.J. 137-157 (2010).
  • Quality Care for Queer Nursing Home Residents: The Prospect of Reforming the Nursing Home Reform Act,  Michael J. Ritter, Note. 89 Tex. L. Rev. 999-1018 (2011).

Magazine Articles

Organizations & Resources: National

Organizations and Resources: North Carolina

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