The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has held that a retroactive application of the equitable distribution provisions of the 1980 Pennsylvania Divorce Code is permissible and not violative of the United States or Pennsylvania constitutions.
Bacchetta v. Bacchetta, 498 Pa. 227, 445 A.2d 1194 (1982).
Michael G. Winklmann,
Constitutional Law - Fourteenth Amendment - Due Process - Police Power - 1980 Divorce Code,
Duq. L. Rev.
Available at: https://dsc.duq.edu/dlr/vol21/iss4/13