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Which of the following is a false statement?

Which of the following is a false statement?

A) An action in personam is one in which the plaintiff is seeking to hold the defendant liable on a personal obligation.

B) In an action in personam the court need only have jurisdiction over the subject matter of the controversy.

C) An action in rem is one in which the plaintiff is seeking to enforce a right against certain property owned by the defendant.

D) Long Arm statutes allow a lawsuit to be instituted against an out-of-state defendant in the plaintiff's home state if the defendant does business in the state.

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