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Short question short answers thread

Postby Bass » Thu Apr 13, 2017 2:36 am

Dear smart people

If a party is a citizen of both states A and B (e.g. a corporation incorporated in A but with place of business in B), while the other party is a citizen of just state A, is there diversity jurisdiction? Got a bit confused whether they are of the same state or different. I'm using Themis but cannot seem to find the answer in the outlines... 8)

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Re: Short question short answers thread

Postby happyhour1122 » Thu Apr 13, 2017 4:08 am

No. There is no diversity
In order to meet diversite hurisdiction, each partyy must be from completely different states +exceeding 7500 controversy amount.
Corp is citizen of both a and b ( where incorporated and Ppb)

If the other party is from a or b, no diversity.

Check civil pro subject matter jurisdiction. I don't use Themis so I don't have the pg no. It should be there.:)



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