QUESTION: Now That DOMA's Dead, Are Same Sex Married Couples Eligible For Immigration Benefits?
More and more people have considered entering into a prenuptial (or postnuptial) agreement surrounding a marriage in recent years. The trend appears to recognize that although people intend to stay together forever, many marriages break down as time passes. A prenuptial agreement can be an important tool to avoid battles should spouses grow apart years down the road.
After living together as a couple since 1963, Edith and Thea, two women, were finally able to get married in Canada in 2007. They thereafter enjoyed their lives together as a married couple in New York until Thea died, after being together in a committed relationship for 47 years.