PROTECTION FROM ABUSE IN PENNSYLVANIA

Pennsylvania has a strong law protecting people from physical abuse.  Generally speaking, persons eligible for relief are family and household members, sexual or intimate partners, and siblings. Covered acts of abuse are causing bodily injury, sexual assault, false imprisonment, physical abuse of minor children, as well as placing someone in […]

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How to get married in Pennsylvania

Just as there are laws regarding divorce in Pennsylvania, there are laws about marriage.  These laws address issues such as obtaining a marriage license, a required 3 day waiting period, obtaining a syphilis test and taking an oral examination.  There are restrictions on who individuals can marry, including, minors, incompetents, […]

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