Where a Pennsylvania Dentist was murdered just days before signing the documents necessary to finalize his divorce, the Court found that the request of his Estate for the divorce to be granted posthumously must be denied. In so holding, the Blair County judge quoted from a 1927 case, stating:
"A man can no more be divorced after he is dead than he can be married or condemned to death. Marriage is the union of two lives which can be dissolved either by death or by process of law, but after it has been dissolved in one of those ways, you cannot dissolve it again; you cannot untie a knot which has already been untied, …"
To read more, see the article in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.