Haar’s assistance ending an 18-month marriage license battle featured on Pennlive.com
Matt Haar, an associate in Saul Ewing’s Commercial Litigation Practice, was featured in this article on pennlive.com for his work on a case involving an 18-month battle over the issuance of a marriage license. The client faced challenges obtaining a license due to the fact that her now husband was in jail and could not meet Pennsylvania’s requirement that both parties appear in person to obtain a marriage license. The article notes that once Matt was appointed to represent the client, he filed an amended complaint claiming the right to marry is a fundamental right protected by the Constitution; however the complaint was not needed due to the fact that Lycoming County President Judge Nancy L. Butts issued an order to allow inmates to use video conferences to obtain a marriage license.
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