Thursday, June 20, 2013

UPCOMING INFORMATION SESSIONS: Marriage after DOMA - Why You Should Walk (Not Run) to Tie the Knot

Save these dates - and RSVP now.

The law firm of McCown & Evans along with the Beck Law Group will be holding four free information sessions in San Francisco* and the East Bay* in July and August to assist same-sex binational couples with post-DOMA issues (pending Sectiion 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act, DOMA, being found unconstitutional by the Supreme Court).

  • San Francisco dates are: Tuesday, July 16 (5:30-7pm) and Thursday, August 22 (5:30-7pm) at San Francisco Public Library, Koret Auditorium,100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102 
  • East Bay dates are: Tuesday, July 30 (6:30-8pm) and Saturday, August 17 (10-11:30am) at Bananas Inc., Main Meeting Room, 5232 Claremont Avenue, Oakland, CA 94618

Speakers will include immigration attorneys Kelly McCown and Jeptha Evans, Partners/Co-Founders of McCown & Evans LLP and tax attorney Alma Soongi Beck of the Beck Law Group, P.C. 

Topics for discussion will include: 

  • Immigration options for same-sex binational couples after DOMA 
  • Requirements for fiancĂ© visas or marriage-based green cards 
  • Federal Income Tax implications after DOMA 
  • Social Security benefits implications after DOMA 

To RSVP, please contact Andrea from McCown & Evans LLP at or (415) 834-9123. For additional information, please see or

COST: Seminars are free of charge. These are informational seminars. There is no cost or obligation.

This event is hosted by the Beck Law Group, McCown & Evans, Our Family Coalition, Gay Asian Pacific Alliance, Asian Pacific Islander Queer Women & Transgender Community, API Equality and Out4Immigration.

*Plans are being made to record these sessions and make them available later on YouTube.

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