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Unformatted text preview: diction over the parties is the power of a court to bind the parties involved in the dispute. The court must give reasonable notification and a reasonable opportunity to be heard. Moreover, jurisdiction is valid only if the defendant has sufficient minimum contacts with that state. IN PERSONAM JURISDICTION
urisdiction of a court over the parties to a lawsuit in contrast to
its jurisdiction over their property — applies to persons
domiciled in that state or those who are temporarily present in
the state and are personally served process within the state.
ost states have adopted long-arm statutes to allow courts to
obtain jurisdiction over a nonresident defendant who:
has committed a tort (civil wrong) within the state,
owns property in the state, if that property is the subject
of the lawsuit, IN REM JURISDICTION
IN Jurisdiction over claims to property
situated within the state if the
plaintiff gives those persons who
have an interest in the property
reasonable notice and an opportunity
to be heard.
to ATTACHMENT JURISDICTION
ATTACHMENT Applies to property, like in rem
jurisdiction, but is invoked by seizing
the defendant’s property within the
state to obtain payment of a claim
against the defendant that is
unrelated to the property seized. VENUE
VENUE The particular geographical place
where a cou...
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- Spring '11