02-08-11 - Holding property hostage Minimal contact to the...

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Holding property hostage Minimal contact to the lawsuite They must be inner related Almost in rim is almost in rim now and probably doesn’t exist. Subject matter jurisdiction of all the cases and all the courts that have jurrisdicton, which will hear the case? Go to where the defendant lives. $$ determines which court, lets say district. Mine or yours? Go wherever its more convenient to you. You can sue anywhere it does business At headquarters Form shopping (form non convenience rule)- shopping around for place to have best chance at suing and making most money Amazing place that got everybody money. (someones cow got electicutaed and made millions) no businesses wanted to move there You can say, judge you have jurisdiction but you don’t have the best venue, in brazos county they have the best witnesses, Plaintiff needs to file a lawsuite If you get served, you need to file an answer. Even if you think its bogus. “I didn’t do it, prove it” Can challenge jurisdiction on $ amount Argue what your getting sued for
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Discovery phase (2 nd phase) Trying to discover what other guys have on you Best way to work under discovery- deposition (invaluable way to get them) Oral question addressed to anyone(party, witness, to anybody)
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2011 for the course MGMT 209 taught by Professor Swim during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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