On December 21, 2016, the Pennsylvania Superior Court ruled that the adoption by a same-sex couple could be annulled and/or revoked so that the parties could now marry. Read More
NJ Supreme Court Establishes Right to Counsel for Indigent Birth Parents in Disputed Adoptions
In a case of first impression in New Jersey, the N.J. Supreme Court unanimously determined that indigent parents who face termination of parental rights in a contested private adoption proceeding are entitled to counsel under the due process guarantee of the New Jersey Constitution. Read More
Same-Sex Marriage: Now What?
In many respects the decision does not affect Pennsylvania, as same-sex marriage has been permitted here since the Whitewood v. Wolf decision issued on May 20, 2014. But now that marriage equality has reached Pennsylvania, what are the ramifications for attorneys? What should we expect? What should we know? There may be more questions than answers. Read More