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Representing Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered Clients in Pennsylvania, 2nd Edition (Includes CD-ROM)
Includes Supplement on DOMA!
Price: $89.00
Product №:06761-BK
Book №: 06761-BK
Publish Date:  2/1/2013
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A “must have” guide for practitioners who represent LGBT clients

The prospect of representing lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered  (LGBT) clients can unsettle even the most seasoned practitioner.  After all, the relationship of the law to this community is in constant flux.  This book will guide you through the complex and often unclear legal issues most commonly encountered by LGBT clients in various practice areas.

Get these updates on LGBT laws
  • U.S. Supreme Court's decision in landmark case, United States v. Windsor
  • Delaware’s Civil Union and Equality Act and its relation to Pennsylvania residents
  • Challenges to federal and state Defense of Marriage Acts
  • PA case law updates regarding domestic relations, employment issues, and criminal representation
  • Legal issues with known donors for assisted reproductive technology
  • Second-parent adoption in PA after the Post Adoption Contact Agreement amendments
  • Custody and support issues
  • Insurance issues for transsexual individuals
  • Employment and constitutional claims on behalf of LGBT workers
  • Immigration issues for transgendered/transsexual clients
  • Updates to use of trusts in estate planning
  • Digital media, “sexting,” and invasion of privacy issues
  • Institutional sexual assault; sex offenses and offenses against minors
  • Pennsylvania’s sex offender registration law
  • Police misconduct and the LGBT community/clients
  • Impact of a criminal record on non-citizen LGBT clients

  • Introduction—LGBT Law in Pennsylvania
  • Legal Recognition of a Civil Union in Pennsylvania
  • Domestic Issues
  • Assisted Reproductive Technology in Pennsylvania
  • Transgendered Clients
  • LGBT Employees
  • Employment Benefits
  • Taxes for Same-Sex Couples
  • Estate Planning and Administration Issues
  • Leasing or Buying Real Property
  • Representing LGBT Clients in Criminal Cases
  • Organizations and Resources
Plus ... table of cases and subject index

Number of Pages: 368

Automatic Update Service:
This book is included in PBI`s automatic update service. PBI will publish new editions and supplements as appropriate to keep the publication current. Everyone who purchases the book will receive each update at a reduced price with an invoice and an option to return it with no further obligation.

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Kirby G. Upright, LLM, CPA, Esq., King Spry Herman Freund & Faul LLC, Bethlehem
Prof. Leonore F. Carpenter, Temple University Beasley School of Law, Philadelphia
Helen E. Casale, Esq., Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller, Philadelphia
Phyllis Horn Epstein, Esq., Epstein, Shapiro & Epstein, P.C., Philadelphia
Katie R. Eyer, Esq., Law Office of Katie R. Eyer, Philadelphia
Richard M. Heller, Esq., CCIM, CES, Law Office of Richard M. Heller, Media
Abigail E. Horn, Esq, Appeals Division, Defender Association of Philadelphia, Philadelphia
Benjamin L. Jerner, Esq., Jerner & Palmer, P.C., Philadelphia
Jessica F. Moyer, Esq., King, Spry, Herman, Freund & Faul, LLC, Bethlehem
Tiffany L. Palmer, Esq., Jerner & Palmer, P.C., Philadelphia
Avery E. Smith, Esq., King, Spry, Herman, Freund & Faul, LLC, Bethlehem
Donald F. Spry, II, Esq., King Spry Herman Freund & Faul LLC, Bethlehem

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