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CONTACT: LAURIE HAAG
Women's Resource and Action Center
5 Old Capitol
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-1486
e-mail:laurie-haag@uiowa.edu

Release: Immediate

Release: Immediate

Workshop to discuss legal aspects of domestic partnerships June 23

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Legal concerns for unmarried couples are the topic of a workshop set for Tuesday, June 23 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in Meeting Room A of the Iowa City Public Library and sponsored by the University of Iowa Women's Resource and Action Center.

"Legal Aspects of Domestic Partnerships" is presented in conjunction with Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride Month.

Pat Cain, UI professor of law, will facilitate the workshop, focusing on such topics as alternatives for estate planning, state inheritance taxes and federal estate taxes; powers of attorney for property management in the event of disability and for health care, and domestic partnership and joint ownership agreements.

The workshop is part of WRAC's ongoing "Women and Money" workshop series. Co-sponsors are the Iowa Women's Foundation, Johnson County Extension Service, Focus Forward, and the Iowa City Senior Center.

This workshop is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

For more information or to register, contact WRAC at (319) 335-1486.

6/19/98