In this Friday, March 8, 2013 photo, married couple Sharon Raphael, left, and Mina Meyer pose for a photo at their home in Long Beach, Calif. Accountants and attorneys are encouraging m

 

              In this Friday, March 8, 2013 photo, married couple Sharon Raphael, left, and Mina Meyer pose for a photo at their home in Long Beach, Calif. Accountants and attorneys are encouraging m
In this Friday, March 8, 2013 photo, married couple Sharon Raphael, left, and Mina Meyer pose for a photo at their home in Long Beach, Calif. Accountants and attorneys are encouraging married same-sex couples to apply now for retroactive tax refunds and Social Security benefits in anticipation of the Supreme Court possibly overturning a federal law that prevents the federal government from recognizing gay and lesbian unions. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)