By Tony Romeo
HARRISBURG, Pa. (CBS) – It appears a ruling in the Montgomery County gay marriage case is at least a few weeks off.READ MORE: Some Philadelphia Residents Facing Fines For Piled Up Curbside Trash As Pickups Delayed
The Corbett Administration has sued the Montgomery County Register of Wills, saying that he is issuing marriage licenses to gay couples in defiance of state law. Commonwealth Court has granted the administration’s motion for expedited consideration of the case – in part.READ MORE: Sixers Force Game 7 With Gritty Road Win Over Hawks
The Court has set August 12th as the deadline for the administration to file a brief in support of its suit, and the following Monday August 19th is the date by which the county must file its brief in response.MORE NEWS: Police Searching For Dirt Bike-Riding Suspect In West Philadelphia Deadly Shooting
After briefs are filed, the court says it will schedule arguments on an expedited basis. A court spokesman says a judge will be assigned to the case after the briefs are filed, as well.