Register of Wills

Two wedding rings.
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Pat Loeb
April 03, 2020 - 8:12 pm
The coronavirus cannot stand in the way of true love. At least, that’s what Philadelphia’s Register of Wills is hoping to prove. Read more here.
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Register of Wills Tracey Gordon.
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Pat Loeb
January 13, 2020 - 4:54 pm
Philadelphia has a new Register of Wills for the first time in 40 years, but don't expect any dramatic changes right away. The new Register promises to take it slow. Read more here.
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Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown has withdrawn as a co-sponsor of the bill to reduce the sweetened beverage tax.
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Pat Loeb
January 09, 2020 - 6:12 pm
Former Philadelphia City Councilmember Blondell Reynolds Brown is keeping her hand in city government. Brown retired at the end of the last term and started a new job this week not far from her old office. Read more here.
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Alicia Terrizzi and Loreen Bloodgood are shown at Stonehenge with their two sons.
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Jim Melwert
June 26, 2019 - 6:00 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — In 2015 — 46 years after the Stonewall uprising — same-sex marriage became the law of the land with a 5-4 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court. But two years before that, the Montgomery County register of wills played a key role in getting same-sex marriages...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
August 20, 2018 - 9:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Until last year, you could pay in cash for a marriage license in Philadelphia. But that has changed after a state audit found the cash was disappearing. Philadelphia's Register of Wills office lost $150,000 in cash payments for marriage licenses, according to a state...
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Property Law
July 11, 2018 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions​ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- How do you reclaim your property after the person who has it dies? A New Jersey couple hired a husband and wife team of videographers to shoot their wedding. Eight months later, they found out why they hadn't gotten it...
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