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"Same-Sex Legal Kit for Dummies" Now Available

Sunday Nov 18, 2012

PITTSBURGH, PA - "Same-Sex Legal Kit for Dummies" is the first Dummies reference guide to comprehensively address the legal issues facing the LGBT Community, including estate planning, marriage equality, adoption, surrogacy, artificial insemination, immigration, housing, taxes and more.

The book was co-authored by Carrie Stone, JD, of Rainbow Law and John Culhane, JD, a law professor at Weidner College of Law.

"Same-Sex Legal Kit for Dummies" is now available for pre-order through and will be available in bookstores on December 4, 2012, just in time for the holidays.

The comprehensive and easy-to-use legal kit includes sample documents to help gay men and lesbians create the legal protections they need, especially in light of the ever-changing LGBT legal rights landscape.

"This book was intended to be user-friendly," said Elisia Ross of Rainbow Law. "We hope that members of the LGBT community, our supporters and allies will use the "Same-Sex Legal Kit for Dummies" as they plan a family, navigate the dissolution of a relationship, or simply seek to protect their rights and those of their partners and children."

Rainbow Law announced that their new book - "Same-Sex Legal Kit for Dummies" - is now available for pre-order through and will be available in bookstores on December 4, 2012.

The chapters address a broad range of topics, including:

o Living in a Same-Sex Marriage and Other Relationships
o Challenges Facing Same-Sex Couples and Their Children
o Facing Discrimination and Seeking Additional Help
o Home Sweet Home: Moving in Together
o Creating a Legal Family: Yours, Mine, and Ours
o Wading through Tax Issues for Unmarried Partners
o LGBT Estate Planning
o Wills
o Avoiding Probate
o Living Trusts
o Funding Your Trust
o Passing Along Your Employment Benefits to Your Partner
o Dealing With Personal Injury and Death of Your Partner
o Wading through Immigration Issues

Learn more about the "Same-Sex Legal Kit for Dummies", see author bios, and learn how you can create the vital legal protections you and your loved ones
need at

Rainbow Law is the first and only online legal resource offering free and
affordable legal documents specifically designed for the LGBT community.

Phone (304) 796-4045


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