U.S. Supreme Court Rules Fourteenth Amendment Protects Same-Sex Marriages

The United States Supreme Court ruled 5-4 today in Obergefell v. Hodges that the Fourteenth Amendment requires all 50 states to (1) license a marriage between two people of the same sex, and (2) recognize a marriage between two people of the same sex, which was valid in another state. The legal impact of this … Continued

Statutes of Limitation in Trust and Estate Disputes Across State Lines

By: Stephen J. Grabenstein Trust and Estate disputes often involve parties or entities in different states. A trust beneficiary may live in North Carolina while the trust she or he has an interest in is located and administered elsewhere. When conflicts arise in such multi-state scenarios, the interesting and sometimes challenging questions about which state’s … Continued