Haar’s assistance ending an 18-month marriage license battle featured on Pennlive.com

Haar’s assistance ending an 18-month marriage license battle featured on Pennlive.com
Cancer-stricken woman's love, persistence paying off in battle to get marriage license
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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