Legal and financial planning for same-sex couples



Pittsburgh Pride is just around the corner, and while its a time of revelry and celebration, there are plenty of educational and advocacy-oriented events on the schedule.

Of special interest is the annual seminar on legal and financial planning for same-sex couples. The seminar covers everything from DOMA, forming co-habitation agreements and wills to retirement planning. The legal discussion will be led by attorneys Maureen Cohon and Kate Paine of Buchanan, Ingersoll and Rooney PC's Non-traditional Couples & Families Practice Group (their blog can be found here.)The financial discussion will be led by Robert Lepre, Senior Vice President at Fifth Third Bank, Life Partner Services. A Q&A will also be held at the session.

The meeting will be 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Tue., June 11, at WQED Multimedia, 4802 Fifth Ave., Oakland.

The meeting is free to attend, but registration is required. RSVP by June 6 to Maureen Cohon at 412-562-1835, or


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