Legal Question in Business Law in Florida

Can a court be able to obtain subject matter jurisdiction in a case through a Long-Arm Statute?

Asked on 9/10/13, 1:23 pm

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Stephen Verbit Law Offices of Stephen Verbit
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No. The long-arm statute provides the circumstances under which a state court can exercise personal jurisdiction over a non-resident defendant. Of course, even if the long-arm statute applies, exercise of personal jurisdiction must also comport with federal due process requirements. The long arm statute does not define the subject matter jurisdiction of a state's courts.

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Answered on 9/10/13, 1:58 pm

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