Judge Dante Pellegrini
Montgomery County solicitor Ray McGarry announced today that he would file an appeal on behalf of county register of wills D. Bruce Hanes.
Daniel Clifford notes that same-sex couples who had made marriage license applications but had not received a license are in limbo for the time being.
A Pennsylvania judge is stopping a suburban Philadelphia court clerk from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, saying it was a clear violation of his legal authority.
Register of wills D. Bruce Hanes says he is disappointed by the court’s decision but has no regrets about what he has done.
Commonwealth Court judge Dan Pellegrini heard arguments on whether the state’s Department of Health has standing to bring the case, and whether the case belongs in state Supreme Court instead.