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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

Posted in *All Posts, Defense, Litigation, Personal Jurisdiction

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

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New Jersey’s long-arm jurisprudence

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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

Posted in *All Posts, Default Judgment, Litigation, Personal Jurisdiction

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

Posted in *All Posts, Litigation, Motions, Personal Jurisdiction, Relief from judgment

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

Posted in *All Posts, Litigation, Personal Jurisdiction

Service of process

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Personal service outside the United State’s territorial jurisdiction

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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

Posted in *All Posts, Litigation, Personal Jurisdiction

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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