If either applicant is under the age of 18 without an order removing disabilities of minority. The only instance when both applicants may be absent but someone appears for them is when both applicants are members of the Armed Forces of the United States stationed in another country in support of combat or another military operation.
At the hospital, will we be able to put both of our names on the birth certificate? More information on that below.
Retrieved September 13, The Mercury. Registered foreign marriages confer limited rights. The lead state court case was Commonwealth v. A study by the United States Department of the Treasury showed that PhiladelphiaHarrisburgPittsburghLancaster and Allentown were the cities with the highest percentage of same-sex marriages.
In the brief, the couples noted that the court never ruled on the substantive issue of same-sex marriage. On June 28, the House considered a bill to amend Pennsylvania's Domestic Relations Act to allow for grandparents to adopt grandchildren over the objections of their parents. Download as PDF Printable version.
Commonwealth[b] a Chester County same-sex couple filed a petition in Commonwealth Court asking the court to find Pennsylvania's restrictions on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.
Though some do choose to have the same last name so that your relationship becomes more public or obvious, or so that your family with children all has the same last name. Back to Article. You will have to wait for the clerk to complete the online application when getting your information before the clerk can assist you through the rest of the steps.
Get a letter of agreement indicating the cost, date, time, and location for the officiation of your marriage — this way there is something in writing about your agreement.
Bob has officiated more than weddings. Speed up the in-person application process! We apologize for the issues experienced this morning. Back to Article. Pennsylvania law applies to divorces filed in Pennsylvania, even if you married in another state.