U.S. District Judge Richard Young has ruled that Indiana’s ban on gay marriage violates the U.S. Constitution’s equal-protection clause. This ruling comes on the heels of rulings by Federal Courts across the country similarly striking down state bans on gay marriage. It is expected that the Supreme Court will soon hear this issue.
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Stephen S. Lavallo, a partner at the law firm Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn, LLP, in Evansville, Indiana, has more than 25 years’ experience in the practice of estate planning and administration law, worker’s compensation defense, business law, and real estate law, and is a certified civil mediator. He represents businesses, both large and small, as well as individuals in a wide variety of business transactions, organization, sales and leasing of properties, and in the defense of companies from worker’s compensation claims. In addition, Steve advises individuals in connection with their estate and wealth transfer planning and during the process of probate and trust administration.