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Pennsylvania Makes It Easier for Military Spouses to Practice Law

Feb. 12, 2019, 2:56 AM

Attorneys who are married to members of the military may be able to waive into practice in Pennsylvania without having to meet all of the typical admission requirements, after the state’s highest court adopted a rule dialing back restrictions.

Pennsylvania became the 33rd state to allow military spouse attorneys to waive into the state’s bar when they accompany their service member into the state, according to the Military Spouse JD Network, an organization formed in 2011 to help ease the burdens faced by military spouses who must frequently relocate but also want to practice law.

The Pennsylvania Board of Law ...

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