Category Archives: Marriage


A protection from abuse or PFA, as they are commonly referred to, is an order signed by a judge that protects victims of domestic violence from their abuser.

Is your marriage over? Not sure? Consider “discernment counseling”.

In last month’s blog, I shared with you some of my colleagues’ thoughts on how to avoid getting into a bad marriage.  We looked at the red flags that should alert you to the possibility that this gal or guy [...Read More]

Things to do Before You Say I Do

Spring has finally arrived and with it comes prom, high school, and college graduations, planning for summer vacation and finalizing plans for long-awaited spring weddings. By this time most of the wedding plans have been completed. The venue and menu [...Read More]


As many of you are aware, the United States Supreme Court, as well as numerous Federal and State Courts and State Legislatures have legalized same-sex marriage in all fifty (50) states.  This is now settled law throughout the country. However, [...Read More]

The Supreme Court Same Sex Marriage Case

Same Sex Marriage – Obergefell v. Hodges The decision in Obergefell v. Hodges was delivered by the Supreme Court on June 26, 2015.  The outcome of the case held that on the basis of equal protection gay couples are entitled [...Read More]

PA’s Legalization of Same Sex Marriage And The Affect on Real Estate Transfers

How Same Sex Marriage Impacts Real Estate Transfers Between Spouses As many of you are aware, Pennsylvania joined a number of states in legalizing same sex marriage. On May 20, 2014, a Federal Judge in the Middle District of Pennsylvania [...Read More]