Supreme Court Rules that the Bare Minimum Isn’t Enough/Planning for an Uncertain Future

Q. My daughter, Hailey, has high-functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), is severely learning disabled, and has a difficult time paying attention in school. We have attended Individualized Education Plan (IEP) meetings, and … [Read more...]

Same-Sex Marriage: Planning for the Future

(picture from Huffington Post) Q. My mother has been in a same-sex relationship with a wonderful woman for ten years. She is thrilled about last week's decision that she could get married to her partner, if they choose to do … [Read more...]

Landmark Supreme Court Marriage Case May Affect Planning Choices

Image from USNews.com Gay marriage is currently legal in 36 states, mostly because of the decision in the 2013 case of Windsor v. United States, in which the U.S. Supreme Court invalidated the federal Defense of Marriage Act. Two … [Read more...]

Virginia Health Care Case Lingers On

Virginia, the 27th state to challenge the constitutionality of President Obama’s health care law, appears to have been unsuccessful (at least for the time being) in an effort to convince the Supreme Court to elevate the case so … [Read more...]

Alito: VA Should Not Enforce “Rigid” Jurisdictional Requirements Against Veterans

While it may be true that the Supreme Court is often tasked with the daunting assignment of deciding the most controversial and divisive of issues, last Tuesday’s unanimous ruling was a little different. Most who are familiar … [Read more...]

Obamacare Warfare: Why is the Public Positively Puzzled on Health Reform?

Struggling to make sense of the status of health care reform in America? Don’t worry; neither can Congress, the White House, nor the Courts say with certainty whether The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the Act) will … [Read more...]