The NJBIZ Interview - Warren Racusin
by Attorney Warren Racusin co-chairs the Private Client Services Practice at McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter in Morristown, the state’s third largest law firm. Racusin says the New Jersey Supreme Court ruling last month that grants committed gay couples the same rights as traditionally married couples has created a “limbo period” during the six months in which the Legislature is to draft a law that provides details for implementing the decision. Racusin, an expert in estate, tax and benefits law, discussed the implications of the high court ruling in the case, known as Lewis v. Harris, with NJBIZ Editor John Greenwald.
NJBIZ: What should individuals in committed gay partnerships do in light of the ruling?
Racusin: I would certainly advise them to do all the things that we have been advising people to do even before Lewis v. Harris...