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A court lacks jurisdiction over, and thus the authority to enter judgment against, a defendant who has not been properly served with process

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November 25, 2014 at 1:06 pm

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A return of service raises a presumption that the facts recited therein are true

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September 15, 2014 at 7:58 am

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New Jersey’s long-arm jurisprudence

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June 19, 2014 at 4:20 pm

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Even absent a violation of due process, a default judgment will be set aside for a substantial deviation from the service of process rules

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June 18, 2014 at 4:22 pm

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A judgment may be set aside as void for lack of personal jurisdiction without the need for a defendant to establish a meritorious defense

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April 4, 2014 at 5:09 pm

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Mail service is permissible, but such service shall be effective for obtaining in personam jurisdiction only if the defendant answers the complaint or otherwise appears in response thereto

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March 10, 2014 at 8:26 am

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Service of process

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September 21, 2013 at 4:15 pm

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Personal service outside the United State’s territorial jurisdiction

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March 8, 2013 at 9:25 am

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Whether it is appropriate for a court to exert personal jurisdiction is not examined from a standpoint of what disputes the forum may have an interest in adjudicating, but is instead guided by the fairness of the choice of forum from the defendant’s viewpoint

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March 8, 2013 at 9:21 am

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Where jurisdiction is at issue, the burden is on the plaintiff to allege or plead sufficient facts to warrant the court’s exercise of jurisdiction

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September 25, 2012 at 8:15 am

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