Wedding nears for mentally disabled couple in legal battle to live together

As a mentally disabled couple makes final plans for their wedding, they continue to fight a legal battle just to be allowed to live together.

Paul Forziano and Hava Samuels are getting married this weekend, but they're not allowed to live together.

Paul Forziano and Hava Samuels are getting married this weekend, but they're not allowed to live together. (4/3/13)

MANORVILLE - As a mentally disabled couple makes final plans for their wedding, they continue to fight a legal battle just to be allowed to live together.

Paul Forziano and Hava Samuels are getting married this weekend, but they're not allowed to live together. They're mentally challenged and living in separate group homes 3 miles apart in Manorville.

Attorney Martin Coleman says administrators at both group homes have refused to let the couple live together after the wedding, prompting a federal lawsuit.

The couple's attorney says he will write up papers for the judge, asking that both group homes allow the two to spend more time together during the day and evening while the case continues.
 

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